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"Good Experience in short-term but dead end road"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Alpharetta, GA
Current Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Alpharetta, GA
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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

Pros

Makes it easy to get acclimated with the market and a range of investments. Benefits are great. Good place to get a series 7 as they have a good training program but most moves within the company after that are lateral.

Cons

Very micro managed. Because of this, it is difficult to create relationships within the workplace. Most employees show up and leave with very little interaction. It is luck of the draw to get off work and most people end up taking PTO days in the middle of the week because Mondays and Fridays are the busiest days. New hires typically are stuck on an off hour shift that may include nights and weekends.

Advice to Management

Keep a CEO longer than 6 months that can implement a strategy to be more successful.

Other Employee Reviews for E*TRADE Financial

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Corporate Services is a short-term job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Alpharetta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fine place to spend 3-4 years but not a place for a long-term career. Good experience in corporate services to take to another company. Great experience in equity compensation but usually you must move away from Atlanta to find another job in the equity comp field.

    Cons

    Management won't developing employees, management always hires from the outside, raises are not regular but come every 3-4 years. Client services is overworked, client management is underworked and overpaid, and product management is underappreciated which results in incredibly high turnover.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the regular cycle of building up and pulling back.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "You need the right personality to work here"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arlington, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good staff and middle managers. Salary and benefits could be better, but not bad overall. Interesting industry. Good place to start a career.

    Cons

    Way too much micro-managing. Very secretive and very political atmosphere. Morale rather low. Senior management has an every person for themselves attitude. Very difficult to move around to other areas of the company.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities to move to other areas of the company.

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