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Raymond James Financial Reviews

Updated August 15, 2017
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Raymond James Financial CEO Paul C. Reilly
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Pros
  • Great work/life balance with ability to work remotely as needed (in 41 reviews)

  • Great work environment with good benefits (in 27 reviews)

Cons
  • As with all banking, the work life balance is tough but RJ is much more reasonable than most of its peers (in 12 reviews)

  • Long hours and low pay for the experience everyone had (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Quick overview review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture & programs for advancement

    Cons

    Since it's a growing company, you have to have the kind of mindset that can get creative by coming up with solutions to new problems as they arise. If that's not you, then you might take this into consideration.


  2. "Fast-Paced, Team-Oriented Environment"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Interactive Designer in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Interactive Designer in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, extraordinary team environment, plenty of growth potential

    Cons

    Compensation is a bit on the low side, very fast-paced with occasional unrealistic deadlines.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to those actually performing the work. They often know better than most what is actually going on.

  3. "Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, great company outings and activities, also availability to move within the company after the allotted probationary period.

    Cons

    Work life management can be a struggle, depending on who the manager is. Communication needs to improve and become more stream line.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to newer staffs' ideas more, have more internal and initial training. Continue with your on-boarding process. More free coffee can help!


  4. "Great job!"

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    Current Employee - Transition Consultant in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Transition Consultant in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Travel, great management, manageable workloads.

    Cons

    Pay could be slightly higher.


  5. "Good for resume, bad for experience"

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    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Met with C level executives on multiple occasions
    Intern program is very well put together
    Great internship for resume
    Pays well for an internship
    Great culture

    Cons

    Not great at hiring interns into full time positions
    Most interns do monotonous and uninteresting tasks like data cleanup

    Advice to Management

    Utilize interns in more beneficial ways


  6. "Transition Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Building Relationships and no micro-managing

    Cons

    Too much Travel and poor training.

    Advice to Management

    Work on your training program.


  7. "Financial analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people you work with are nice. Opportunitues to move up

    Cons

    Pay is average at best.

  8. "Client Service Associate"

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

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Culture, Hours, Overtime Pay, Weekends Off

    Cons

    Job can get repetitive, Vacation Days


  9. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    great company, good balance, friendly people

    Cons

    new manager was over his head, department realignment was a mistake


  10. "Financial Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Great company. Supportive and client focused

    Cons

    There are no downsides to them


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