Edward Jones Reviews

Updated Sep 23, 2020

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Edward Jones Managing Partner  Penny Pennington
Penny Pennington
287 Ratings
  1. "Good Company"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Akron, OH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    They have a great training program. They paid for time studying for the exams and licensing.

    Cons

    There was little help starting during the pandemic.

  2. "Sales"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I loved working for Edward Jones

    Cons

    I had no cons during my time at Edward Jones


  3. "Great Place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Support Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edward Jones part-time

    Pros

    Everything about working here made you feel like you were well taken care of as an individual. Great family environment

    Cons

    100% of the job was being on the phone.

  4. "financial advisor"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Dallas, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    leadership, flexibility, time management, opportunity, Support

    Cons

    technology, change, client creation, investment options, fee structure

  5. "Sales job"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time

    Pros

    flexible schedule, make your own hours, they train you. You get paid to study for certifications

    Cons

    sales, if you're not good at selling, this is not the job for you. You build your book of business from scratch

  6. "Great Culture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Salary, paid training, guarantees, benefits, travel awards

    Cons

    Overly restrictive compliance and social media policies

  7. "Keeping up with the Jonses"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work Life Balance - You get what you earn.

    Cons

    One size fits all approach to building your practice.

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  8. "Fantastic company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Wentzville, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time

    Pros

    Large company with a small company feel

    Cons

    None I can think of

  9. "Great Customer Service"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Help with licensing and put clients best interest first. They let you run your business the way you want. You get your own office to build your practice out their. Your always given quality resources

    Cons

    Slow to adapt to new marketing strategies and high expectations for new advisors.

  10. "Not for everybody"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Winston-Salem, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    They are willing to hire motivated people who don’t have any experience in financial services.

    Cons

    Excellent sales training, but not so great at actually training you to do what your clients expect of you...give financial advice. Plan on learning that on your own or through osmosis. Expect to be focused on meeting their targets for bringing in new accounts, assets, and revenues.

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