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  1. Helpful (6)

    "Ugh"

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    Current Employee - Client Service Associate in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fisher Investments full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Benefits and 401k match is cool

    Cons

    10 hr days, getting time off approved is hard, flex scheduling was approved but didn’t offer early time in for Texas office, just got parental leave and it’s half of what other companies offer, measuring performance off metrics is easily skewed by people that chose to work 12 hour days and take no lunch. If you aren’t top of metrics you don’t get promoted as quick

    Fisher Investments2019-04-04
  1. "Awesome First Career"

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    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 6 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. Helpful (5)

    "Mixed Bag Employer"

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    Current Employee - Investment Counselor in Camas, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fisher Investments full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - Excellent 401k and healthcare benefits - Friendly coworkers - Nice break rooms with a number of amenities - There is an expectation that the work day ends after your shift and that you will leave work at the office - Lots of options to advance career (though every other role entails mandatory 10-hour workdays)

    Cons

    - Lack of schedule flexibility - Inability to work from home - System of backing each other up creates major burden for teammates - No paid sick days and days off for funerals, weddings, and other life event;. all of your time off comes out of your 20 days of PTO - Management micromanages employees and manages according to tens of metrics - Research and client service are understaffed/underpaid while sales is over-staffed/overpaid

    Advice to Management

    Unless management wants to see a heavy exodus of employees, they should introduce greater schedule flexibility and work from home policies. Micromanagement techniques need to end. There is too much competition that is becoming increasingly attractive compared to employment with Fisher.

    Fisher Investments2019-05-09

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