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Updated March 28, 2017
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  1. "Unethical Managers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent benefits provided to employees.

    Cons

    Poor work/life balance and dishonest management.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Business Development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can not think of anything position to say about them

    Cons

    Poor salary and benefits
    Management would not permit job posting to another position within the bank


  3. "Relationship Banker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay is decent, work facilities are ok.

    Cons

    Upper management are deceitful, and do not allow for independent thinkers. Regional and Senior Managers are very petty and fragile if you happen to disagree with their positions.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of some of the Regional Managers that have been there more than 5 years. Be more inclusive and get more minorities in Senior positions.


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  5. "Senior Teller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, great health care

    Cons

    having to know how your life is going 3 weeks before hand to ask off is awful then when you do give 3 weeks notice its like pulling teeth

    Advice to Management

    Management in Lakeland Florida has 1 manager per 3 branches which is not good but I haven't met a manager in Lakeland that I can say is professional or easy to work with. Even to this day when you walk into the branch manager's try to look the other way and don't treat you like a customer which I find very offensive


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Do not work there"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits are OK. Pay is good however you have to furnish all of your own office supplies and branch supplies. Company does not want to supply ANYTHING!.

    Cons

    Poor communication with management, high turnover, short staffed.

    Advice to Management

    Market leaders should have more responsibility and there work should be monitored more closely.


  7. "EDO Dept at Winston Salem -Worst Company to ever work for!!!"

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    Former Contractor - Business Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC
    Former Contractor - Business Analyst in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BB&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nothing I can see about

    Cons

    1. Worst work culture
    2. Worst people management
    3. Dumb management
    4. Disorganized Leadership

    Advice to Management

    Nothing -- EDO department sucks big time. Brand name is getting spoiled


  8. "Senior Teller"

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    Former Employee - Certified Senior Teller in Kissimmee, FL
    Former Employee - Certified Senior Teller in Kissimmee, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Free checking account, 40 sick days

    Cons

    No growth available, very old school, opinion is not valued, short staffing is normal to save company cost but make employees work more,

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people


  9. Helpful (4)

    "Red Flag! Read This! Do Not Work Here!"

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    Former Employee - Branch Banker III
    Former Employee - Branch Banker III
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There are equally miserable employees to comiserate with.

    Cons

    This is bascially a Wells Fargo copycat that will kill you with sales goals. They ask you to cram products down people's throats against their best interests. Branches are horribly staffed and management has no clue. They only hire people hard up for money so they can control them. Only take this job if you really need the money. Man I can't believe how aweful this place was. Every other job I have ever worked would get a five on here except this one.

    Advice to Management

    Writing fake posts on glass door won't stop your revolving doors.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Don't go there"

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    Current Employee - Branch Banker Team Leader
    Current Employee - Branch Banker Team Leader
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BB&T full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits and time off policy are good and they have a pension

    Cons

    They have this culture thing that feels like joining a cult.

    Advice to Management

    Forget the culture book and focus on servicing the clients in the markets you serve


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Lousy Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BB&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and incentives for employees, plenty of locations making it convenient for potential clients.

    Cons

    Shady management who focuses on bogus goals similar to the recent Wells Fargo scandal. They talked of "doing the right thing" out of one side of their face but wanted you to lie, cheat and/or steal to get production.

    Advice to Management

    Incredibly inbred management and support team for a company that size with too much group think and too little room for new/opposing ideas. Company was much better under John Allison, has seen a quick and steady decline in employee morale since Kelly King took the reins. His "aw shucks" good ol' boy shtick doesn't match up with insincere actions. Way too focused on his LDP "leadership" program which has earned graduates the nickname of "Loser, Doesn't Produce" for their lack of real world ability. Send off their management team to creepy isolated training in which they are basically hypnotized and brainwashed into drinking the company koolaid....although they do come home with a nice rubber ducky from the experience *sarcasm*



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