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Bank of America San Jose Reviews

Updated June 20, 2017
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San Jose, CA

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Bank of America President & CEO Brian T. Moynihan
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  1. "Relationship Banker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Banker in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Relationship Banker in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, tuition reimbursement, 401k match plans, paid sick and vacation for PT employees

    Cons

    Just a number in such a huge company.


  2. "Personal Banker"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bank of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Big company, get all national holidays off. You also get to learn how retail banking and credit works.

    Cons

    Company politics can get out of hand since BofA is a big corporation. The focus and the job can get complicated.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micro-managing and playing politics and let the little guys do their jobs!

  3. "It's a job not a career"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Easy work, hours are standard, paid holidays, good benefits, most branch managers will have your back as an employee against hostile customers (there are a lot). They're very inclusive and progressive with regard to LGTBQ, in addition to the way they handle maternity and paternity leave. Unless you don't want to, you usually will work near where you live so commuting is never an issue. I'd only recommend it to someone if they were desperate for a job.

    Cons

    Hard to move up because there aren't many positions to move up into, that's why turnover is high, plus the pay is low for the work employees do. The combination of the two leads to the non-stop turnover. They call it sales job but really it's all a customer service job. It's all about sales and nothing else matters. You'd think the whole Wells Fargo thing would restructure things but really, all that has happened, is we have to sell more. Area managers only care about sales but they don't care about you. Again, it's all about sales.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of sales goals and pay us more. It's a customer service job, not a sales job.


  4. "Financial Solutions Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Financial Solutions Advisor in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Solutions Advisor in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bank of America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits. Easy to get clients in the Banking Center

    Cons

    Not enough management support and constant moving of goal posts

    Advice to Management

    Should be more sensitive


  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Financial Center Operations Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Financial Center Operations Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of America full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment. Room for growth and room for success. Great people to work with and company cares for their employees

    Cons

    Busy work environment. A lot of changes. A lot of catching up to do. New staffing and a lot of training new staff

    Advice to Management

    Be supportive


  6. "Personal Banker"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bank of America full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits and excellent work environment.

    Cons

    Its a bit difficult to transfer from one location to another.

    Advice to Management

    Think about your workers' career advancement as well.


  7. "Customer service associate"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Customer Service in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Bank of America part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Its good place to work and gain your experience

    Cons

    the pay was too low

    Advice to Management

    great team

  8. "Relationship manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Goods look on resume. Base pay isn't bad eligible for qtrly bonuses and full benefits.

    Cons

    Rude demanding customers. Expectations are high. Always asking for more.

    Advice to Management

    Some managers don't support the team like they're suppose to.


  9. "Bank of America Network Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Bank of America (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    the environment is great and peaceful

    Cons

    the pay could be better.


  10. "Office assistant, mortgage sale assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I have met a lot of nice people when I worked at Bank of America.

    Cons

    They don't pay much, not really good benefits


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