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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Reviews

Updated September 26, 2017
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Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Steven Kaplan
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Pros
  • Relaxed environment with a good work-life balance and even a cafeteria (in 14 reviews)

  • Great Benefits, work life, holidays, vacation (in 16 reviews)

Cons
  • some red tape due to bureaucracy (in 5 reviews)

  • Being a risk averse organization, pace of innovation is understandably slower than the private sector (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Positive experience due to management transparency, work/life balance and heavy investment in training."

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    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst I in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst I in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    My work is valued and I'm constantly reminded of it.

    Cons

    Being a risk averse organization, pace of innovation is understandably slower than the private sector.

    Advice to Management

    Pick up the pace of innovation a notch.

    Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas Response

    Apr 25, 2017 – HR Internet Analyst - Social Media

    Thank you for taking time to share your positive experience. We hope you continue to feel valued for your work.


  2. "Phenomenal Employer Provides Diverse Career Options"

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    Current Employee - IT Lead in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - IT Lead in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic facilities in a great location. First class benefits and a pension. Lead by a great President with the right vision for the bank. Diverse options for employment from Law Enforcement to finance.

    Cons

    The bank has varied flexible schedule and remote work options, but most areas have a severely restricted teleworking policy that could be more flexible.

  3. "At the Dallas Fed"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, Perks (cafeteria, parking, gym), Good People in General

    Cons

    Politics, Burdensome Processes, Poor Performance Tolerated, Silos, Inefficient Technology

    Advice to Management

    Continue listening to staff across levels, and follow up on identified areas of improvement. Ensure business goals and principles flow down through management.


  4. "Applications Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time

    Pros

    Good company, great benifits, friendly atmosphere.

    Cons

    Pay could be beeter. Better flex time.


  5. Helpful (2)

    "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time

    Pros

    Lots of benefits, plenty opportunities to get involved in the community, majority of people are nice, friendly and helpful

    Cons

    volunteer opportunities are limited to just Dallas mostly, lots of red tape, elitist mentality is prevalent in management staff.

    Advice to Management

    conduct competence evaluation of management staff and weed out poor/failing performers


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Assistant Bank Examiner"

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    Current Employee - Bank Examiner in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Bank Examiner in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Travel
    Benefits
    Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Promotions are slow
    Training is not the culture

    Advice to Management

    Training Program needs enhancement and Management should develop staff


  7. "Current Employee Review"

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    Current Employee - V Year Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - V Year Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great environment with fantastic benefits. Fascinating work that has an impact on the economy of both the district and the nation as a whole.

    Cons

    The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas can be a difficult employer to get into. Positions are very competitive.

  8. "App Dev Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, work life, holidays, vacation. Can easily apply for other internal poisons. Ability to tele commute.

    Cons

    Can be hard to move up in the organization since there are a lot of high performing individuals.


  9. "Dallas Federal Reserve"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The bank has great benefits, will pay for your education, has a great work/life balance and has become like a second family.

    Cons

    Long drive from Frisco


  10. "Great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and investment (training. tone from the top) in employees. Nice facility.

    Cons

    None so far. Experience has been positive.


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