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Raymond James Financial Reviews

Updated September 14, 2017
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  • Although work life balance is a strong part of the culture, this type of business in general requires tremendous dedication (in 13 reviews)

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

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  1. "Good for resume, bad for experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "Business Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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!

  3. "Great job!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  4. "Transition Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  5. "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


  6. "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.


  7. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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

  8. "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


  9. "Really Could Be Better Overall"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Raymond James Financial full-time

    Pros

    Management open to new ideas and business lines.

    Cons

    Very friendly Floridian people working for the firm. However, not up to par with large global banks from a talent and balance sheet perspective.


  10. "Diversity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saint Petersburg, FL
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managing risk and taking care of the client is foremost.

    Cons

    Lack of diversity. Workplace diversity should be important within the organization. Business reputations flourish when companies demonstrate their commitment to diversity through aggressive outreach and recruiting efforts. An organization known for its ethics, fair employment practices and appreciation for diverse talent is better able to attract a wider pool of qualified applicants.

    Advice to Management

    Recruiting from a diverse pool of candidates means a more qualified workforce.


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