Fisher Investments - Decent place for a first job out of college | Glassdoor
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    "Decent place for a first job out of college"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fisher Investments full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people - Fisher hires great people. During my time working here, I met a lot of interesting people who I will hopefully stay connected with for years to come Benefits - one of the best 401k matching programs I have seen (despite long vesting period) and insurance plans (full premiums covered) Internal training - internal training is very structured and rigorous. Be prepared for multiple hours of training sessions...

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    Cons

    Role selection - as an entry-level employee, you have very little input into what your position/title will actually be. Interested in research? Have fun in QC. You may be expected to move horizontally multiple times before you are promoted to a higher-level (and ultimately, higher paying) role Pay - pay is below the market average, I would imagine this makes living in the SF market very difficult Enthusiasm - You...

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    Advice to Management

    1. Learn to treat your employees better and allow them to explore opportunities within the company that actually interest them. Reward your high-performers. Foster opportunities for all employees to grow their skills (both within and outside of the organization). 2. Create a less stifling culture for your employees in order to build enthusiasm. An easy place to start here would be cutting down from mandatory 50-hour...

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    Fisher Investments2018-07-29
  1. "Awesome First Career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Private Client Group Vice President in Camas, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fisher Investments full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Strong leadership, great culture, fun coworkers, product that feels very morally comfortable to sell

    Cons

    Can be a bit of a grind

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, thank you for your work in developing me and my peers to become better everyday

    Fisher Investments2019-05-18
  2. "Great company, great benefits, great career"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Fisher Investments full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      Benefits package is the best I've ever seen. Company loves to promote from within, allowing many opportunities to advance.

      Cons

      Traveling for work has been a bigger commitment than anticipated

      Fisher Investments2019-06-11

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