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Wachovia Reviews

Updated November 5, 2017
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Pros
  • Great benefits to employees including starting with 18 days of PTO (in 38 reviews)

  • This was a bank that was all about customer service, not just sales as you find so often (in 27 reviews)

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  1. "Teller"

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    Former Employee - Teller in Union, NJ
    Former Employee - Teller in Union, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great customer service. The company treated their customers with respect. Great found friends.

    Cons

    Now that Wellsfargo took over a lot of things have changed

    Advice to Management

    I don't have any advice to give at the moment.


  2. "Decent"

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

    Pros

    Wachovia was not a terrible place to work while it lasted. Of course it has been bought out by another company at this time.

    Cons

    The transitions may be difficult as they present some challenges for the associates that worked there.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, transitions can be difficult and things can be impossible to foresee.

  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Irving, TX

    I worked at Wachovia full-time

    Pros

    Very good pay and benefits. The working schedule was good.

    Cons

    I don't have anything negative to say.


  4. "Sales manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They are the best at what they do. They hire top notch people, have top notch training and good benefits.

    Cons

    It is a sales and goal-driven environment which can be stressful for some.


  5. "My Bank Teller Experience at Wachovia"

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    Former Employee - Teller in Silver Spring, MD
    Former Employee - Teller in Silver Spring, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    No evening shifts. Closed on Sundays. Excellent opportunity for young people. Good earning potential. Excellent training.

    Cons

    This location required commuting through the DC Metro area. No or limited parking. Limited advancement opportunities.


  6. "wachovia"

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    Former Employee - Phone Service Representative II in Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Phone Service Representative II in Columbia, SC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia (Less than a year)

    Pros

    prior to acquisition was very good place to work

    Cons

    Hard work goes un-noticed and promotions are based on who you know not quality of work.


  7. "Planning Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Analyst in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Wachovia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very flexible hours, good bonus

    Cons

    No overtime pay, no benefit

  8. "Banker"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Chantilly, VA
    Former Employee - Analyst in Chantilly, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    excellent health benefit and work environment on going training competitive salary compare to other banks.

    Cons

    horrible managers coworkers are not helping out each other don't really recommend to apply for this company

    Advice to Management

    Be sure to keep future focused and provide the resources when and where needed.
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  9. "Customer Service Person"

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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Charlotte, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wachovia (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits, wonderful incentives, management works with employees to meet their goals. Good working hours, company believes in team participation to reach branch goals.

    Cons

    High Pressure to make sales of new accounts, company quick to fire if quotas not met. Management does not backup employees or work to help them meet the company goals.


  10. "Ok"

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    Former Employee - Teller in Virginia Beach, VA
    Former Employee - Teller in Virginia Beach, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good training classes and facility.

    Cons

    No room to move up

    Advice to Management

    Help promote from the inside


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