Vanguard - A company that walks the walk | Glassdoor
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"A company that walks the walk"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Associate in Charlotte, NC
Current Employee - Financial Associate in Charlotte, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Vanguard full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Work life balance; opportunity to chart your own career; 401k contributions; affordable insurance

Cons

Cash compensation; lack of opportunities away from main campus(Pa)

Advice to Management

Allow the Crew more access to the decision making process.

Other Employee Reviews for Vanguard

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Solid company that will continue to grow"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Brokerage Associate in Valley Forge, PA
    Current Employee - Brokerage Associate in Valley Forge, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vanguard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pleasant work environment with very friendly, intelligent, and cohesive employees. Good benefits and nice area as well.

    Cons

    Low pay compared to industry standard and somewhat slow advancement process, military structured pay grade, micromanaged phone positions with very little flexibility.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "An employer that really cares about its employees"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valley Forge, PA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Valley Forge, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Vanguard full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I've been at the Vanguard Group for 2 years. My pay has increased 10k in that time and I have gotten a promotion. There is 100% job security here as Vanguard has NEVER laid anyone off. The managers really care about employees and if there is something that's wrong, they will actually fix it based on feedback. You have to GIVE the feedback to get it fixed though, obviously they can't fix something if they don't know its broken. As far as compensation goes I feel that I am appropriately compensated for my job. I did get an upward adjustment of my pay because there was unequal pay in my department. The health benefits are really good and there is an on site clinic and gym (in PA and NC offices).

    Cons

    Feedback given when turned down for a job can be vague, cafeteria has limited selections that are all "healthy."


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