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"Great balance"

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  • Culture & Values
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Former Employee - Software Developer in Charlotte, NC
Former Employee - Software Developer in Charlotte, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Vanguard full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Great work-life balance. Great 401(k) and health benefits. Company is very organized and well positioned in the market. Most managers care about their workers a great deal

Cons

Limited upward mobility is difficult for younger workers. At-cost mindset is great for clients but hard for employees that are motivated by financial reward. Never fires anyone, even under-performers who hold the team back.

Advice to Management

Find out how to drive greater job satisfaction , innovation, and growth in your employees careers. And get some better coffee!

Other Employee Reviews for Vanguard

  1. Helpful (6)

    "Very different corporate culture, very structured."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Relationship Specialist
    Former Employee - Client Relationship Specialist
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Vanguard full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Ideal for those who are graduating college, the company likes to hire young and promote quickly. In general nice people.

    Cons

    Very process-oriented, low pay, political environment. Managers don't necessarily have experience in the role they are in charge of managing, but they are there to manage people, processes and paperwork. This provides a disconnect between teams and managers.

    Advice to Management

    Company should take steps to recognize employees strengths, and make sure employees are in the role that's best suited to those strengths and experience. Sometimes strict rules and processes aren't beneficial.


  2. Helpful (5)

    "Once was great....falling a part at the seams!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Relations Associate in Malvern, PA
    Current Employee - Client Relations Associate in Malvern, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice people, culture and campus

    Cons

    Management pushes the low cost approach which has transitioned to low service to the client. Has recently tried to maximize every cent for the better of the "owner" expense ratio however, to the defeat of lower client services, lower compensation, and lower morale.

    Advice to Management

    Crewmembers cringe when they hear that Vanguard has lowered the expense ratio... again!!! Lower pay, bonuses and benefits.

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