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  1. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Good benefits, pleasant environment, and good co-workers. Management are awesome and supportive

    Cons

    Low growth opportunity unless you become a producer.


  2. "My experience at JTF"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    This is a great atmosphere if you are first starting out in the financial business and want to pursue a career as a stock broker. Office has great positive energy and hard working people.

    Cons

    If you need constant attention and guidance then this is not the best place for you. Hours can vary and often extended.

    Advice to Management

    Have better supervision and a more hands on approach with employees. Also, providing helpful solutions for better client acquisition would be ideal.

  3. "Management doesn't listen."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very competitive work environment. High performing sales team.

    Cons

    Management doesn't listen to employees.


  4. "Terrible"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    You can potentially make lots of money if you stick out months of BS

    Cons

    You call numbers from a script 8 hours per day. They literally don't let you sit down.


  5. "Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Energy. There were a ton of really good sale executives that you could learn from. Top producers where raking in some serous cash.

    Cons

    Bad Management. The firm eventually had to close due to some SEC regulatory issues.


  6. "investment advisor"

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    Former Employee - Investment Adviser in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Investment Adviser in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    you can say you work on wall st.

    Cons

    terrible place for growth, no security


  7. "Boiler room"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time

    Pros

    exciting work atmosphere and beautiful office

    Cons

    boiler room tactics rambunctious office not allowed to sit down all day

  8. "Account executive"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There is potential for high earning

    Cons

    you are asked to sacrifice a lot of your personal time


  9. "Criminals"

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    Former Employee - Stockbroker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Stockbroker in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Series 7 and Series 63

    Cons

    Everything else was terrible.

    Advice to Management

    Don't get arrested


  10. "Great learning experience while there; was able to have a hand in various depts, happy to not longer be there though."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at John Thomas Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    CEO good motvational speaker. He is fair and generous with bonus. High energy place. Good benefits. Brand-new office.

    Cons

    Unsophisticated group of people lack refinement, boiler room type atmosphere, long hours, demanding work load.

    Advice to Management

    improve work / life balance - vacation time shouldn't be looked down upon.


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