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  1. "Higher Standards, Higher Pay"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - DWS Regional Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - DWS Regional Sales Representative in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DWS Scudder full-time

    Pros

    upward mobility, good basis point structure

    Cons

    Higher call volumes required, "my way or the highway" mgmt approach.


  2. "Good and bad"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits -- a lot of paid time off, four to six weeks upon starting, really good for any industry.

    Cons

    Sr management is constantly changing. Very hard to have continuity. Not always understanding of their direct reports' responsibilities or workloads.

  3. "DWS - Good fenefits"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Vice President in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits - good vacation package

    Cons

    Significant management turnover which leads to employees trying to prove themselves over and over. The Funds' performance needs to improve in order to help sell the products.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees at lower levels. They speak directly to clients a lot.


  4. "Not the best place for growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The jobs at this company are very steady, I can say that, but with that being said, there are few other postitives

    Cons

    Not the best culture, not the best management, not the best salaries, not the best work life balalnce


  5. "Very good working in this company. The environment"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Salary was very competitive and good. aosjind mcvue nv uhuf

    Cons

    Too competitive between employees to get a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  6. "Praktikum DWS"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - DWS Regional Sales Representative in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Intern - DWS Regional Sales Representative in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at DWS Scudder as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Weiterbildungen, faires Gehalt, sehr nette Kollegen. Abwechslungsreiches Praktikum. Gute Praktikanten-Events

    Cons

    - Chefs sehr direkt und unfreundlich

    Advice to Management

    Bessere Praktikantenführung


  7. "Praktikant im Process Improvement and Monitoring"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - vom ersten Tag an, ein vollwertiges Teammitglied
    - meine Arbeit wurde sehr geschätzt
    - Ideen/ Anregungen sehr ernst genommen

    Cons

    - manchmal wenig zu tun
    - Betreuer hatte fast keine Zeit

  8. "Praktikum bei DWS"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Praktikant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Praktikant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at DWS Scudder full-time (Less than a year)

    (Translated from English)

    Pros

    Nette Atmosphäre, freundliche und hilfsbereite Kollegen. Alles in allem eine wirklich gute Arbeitserfahrung in meinem Praktikum.

    Cons

    Mir fallen keine wirklichen negativen Dinge ein, die ich während meines Praktikums bei DWS bemerkt hätte.