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Wachovia Reviews

Updated February 22, 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
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  1. "Cust"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia full-time

    Pros

    Training, benefits, flexible schedule options

    Cons

    Little opportunity for career advancement


  2. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in New Orleans, LA
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in New Orleans, LA

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

    Pros

    Friendly place to work in city

    Cons

    No cons to be shared


  3. "Not a healthy culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President of Investments
    Former Employee - Vice President of Investments
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is room for advancement

    Cons

    Depending on the branch it was a cut throat enviroment

    Advice to Management

    Could be more forthcoming about changes in the company


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  5. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Loan Servicing in Riverside, CA
    Former Employee - Loan Servicing in Riverside, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Co workers were great. The company got bought out by wells fargo and was previously was.

    Cons

    Long hours during month end. 2 late nights per week plus Saturday's.


  6. "Excellent Firm"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great bank. Great place. Great history. Great people. Good. Solid historical reputation.

    Cons

    none - focused direction great locations great customer service.

    Advice to Management

    none. leadership team exhibited good leadership and strengths and great place to work.


  7. "Bank teller- beware"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Lynchburg, VA
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Lynchburg, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly environment, good hours, paid holidays and great health benefits

    Cons

    sales goals were almost impossible to meet with being unethical


  8. "large corporation"

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    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Officer in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Commercial Loan Officer in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    large coproration, large footprint and well known

    Cons

    too big to control sometimes, bad news from other business affect other internal business

    Advice to Management

    treat team members same way you wish to be treated


  9. "They were bought by Wells fargo"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Great culture and opportunity but I had to leave since I didn't want to join Wells Fargo!

    Cons

    Upper management, the company was based on midwest and it did not sit well with my employees


  10. "Good wages, nice schedule, long hours"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service and Sales Representative in Salem, OR
    Former Employee - Customer Service and Sales Representative in Salem, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good maternity leave, good bonuses, nice match for investments.

    Cons

    Micromanaging and constant scrutiny of every second you are on the phone - but that's a call center.


  11. "Department Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Treated employees like family.

    Cons

    Goals were the same for every site no matter what region you were located. Some goals were unrealistic for many sites.



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