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E*TRADE Financial Reviews

Updated February 15, 2019
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E*TRADE Financial CEO Karl A. Roessner
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Pros
  • "Good work/life balance and great work culture" (in 50 reviews)

  • "Top notch training and support to obtain your Series 7 and 63" (in 29 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance is not the best I've seen" (in 22 reviews)

  • "Call center can be stressful sometimes" (in 44 reviews)

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  1. "Continuously improving"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Decent perks, solid 401k options/match.
    Lots of smart and talented people in tech.
    Solid work life balance / work from home policy

    Cons

    Vacation/sick leave policy is outdated...just convert to the PTO system instead of keeping separate pools.

    A lot of legacy tech

    Advice to Management

    Revisit some of the employee benefits.


  2. "Great"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    strong culture, flexible hours, good food, opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    I do not have any complaints about the organization.

    Advice to Management

    rock on

  3. "Great team, great management, great work life balance"

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    Former Employee - Supervisor in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Arlington, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    Hours, culture, management, team, work/life balance

    Cons

    Not a ton of upward movement

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Good company heading in the right direction"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    Good compensation at a company heading in the right direction

    Cons

    Not much after recent changes


  5. Helpful (1)

    "great culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great culture, very diverse, great benefits

    Cons

    hard to grow in company


  6. "E*Trade review"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Doesn’t come home with you
    No stress
    Quick promotions if you’re willing to put in the work

    Cons

    Pressure to meet certain goals


  7. "Fantastic and Professional Interviewing and Hiring Process"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Everybody who I interacted with has been so great and all of the people who interviewed me had actually done their homework on my background. I felt they were not just trying to fill a seat, but we actually making their decision on merit and qualifications

    Cons

    Took a little longer than anticipated

  8. "Great Firm"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture and leadership

    Cons

    Really no downside here, the potentials are ours to take,


  9. "Good work/life balance"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and great work culture.

    Cons

    Don't have any at this time.


  10. "Good tech stack"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Always on target with new technology

    Cons

    Improve on new products and features