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Wachovia Florida Reviews

Updated March 29, 2017
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Pros
  • They hire top notch people, have top notch training and good benefits (in 60 reviews)

  • Great benefits to employees including starting with 18 days of PTO (in 37 reviews)

Cons
  • none - focused direction great locations great customer service (in 22 reviews)

  • Upper management gave lots of pressure for branch to meet its goals (in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Very good company"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Administrative in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Enjoyed working while I was there.

    Cons

    Location as a bit in a not so safe place.

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  2. "Good entry level; something to put experience on your resume"

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    Former Employee - Call Center Customer Service in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Call Center Customer Service in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Sometimes casual environment. Usually friendly coworkers

    Cons

    Cant leave your desk to go to the bathroom. Its like elementary school.


  3. "I learned a lot about mortgage time frames and the over whelming state of the economy."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Well know it Wells Fargo but, it's one of the top banks in the country so, there are great benefits, pay and long lasting friendships.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons really about this company.

    Advice to Management

    The only thing I would advise to management would be little understanding when family's have someone with a potential fatal illness.


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  5. "Nice and knowledgeable co-workers."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Teller in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Teller in Orlando, FL
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    They provided good training. I worked in a busy branch so it was a fast-paced environment. I liked it because it was never boring and the day flew by.

    Cons

    Teller manager was not flexible with scheduling. It was a mission to schedule doctor appointments. Progressing in the company was not an easy thing to accomplish.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more growth opportunities to current employees that want to better themselves.


  6. "I enjoyed working in the Item Processing Dept"

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    Former Employee - Operation Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Operation Specialist in Jacksonville, FL
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and the supervisors were very professional and caring.

    Cons

    Everyone on the team did not do their part.


  7. "Wachovia bank teller job full time"

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    Current Employee - Bank Teller in Jensen Beach, FL
    Current Employee - Bank Teller in Jensen Beach, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wachovia full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    full time, steady pay check

    Cons

    low pay and long hours

    Advice to Management

    none


  8. "Private Banking Relationship Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Private Banking Relationship Manager in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Private Banking Relationship Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Systems and products were strong. Benefits were good

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, Getting things done was difficult. Mediocracy was celebrated.

    Advice to Management

    In your rush to centralize functions, don't "dumb down" jobs in the field. Your customer-facing people know the client base the best. Give them the authority they need to look a customer in the eyes and do what they need to do to get the job done.


  9. "Great Company, new ownership just as good"

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    Former Employee - Financial Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Financial Specialist in West Palm Beach, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sales experience, compensation potential, can move up pretty quick with good numbers

    Cons

    Not the most exciting industry


  10. "Large and beauracratc"

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    Former Employee - Regional in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Regional in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good opportunity for broad range of skills and background; Open and tolerant of different backgrouds and cultures in certain positions. Compensatyion lower to mid range for most positions A company this large is full of change and opportunity but not a place to build along term career after 5 or so years move on.

    Cons

    compensation under constant annual modification and review Metrix driven bonus and commissions are always extremely demanding and designed to be very very difficult to achieve. Almost impossible to recieve above avg ratings such as "meet and exceed". Performance reviews are very tough and even unfair and forget about "discussing or changing" no such thing. You will be part of the CYBOG

    Advice to Management

    none


  11. "Awesome company, but at the end a let down"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Licensed Financial Specialist in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Licensed Financial Specialist in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent training, solid company to work for

    Cons

    At local level, product pushing

    Advice to Management

    Make goals more realistic


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