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Wells Fargo Boston Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Professional development opportunities, taking care of customers is important to company. Decent pay and benefits

    Cons

    Unfortunate bad press that is only about a miniscule number of employees did not do the right thing

    Advice to Management

    Those managers who really believe in a culture of caring and that WF's roll is to provide advice and guidance to customers are the most successful


  2. "Many opportunities but difficult culture to excel in"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Portfolio Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Commercial Portfolio Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wells Fargo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Compensation and ability to progress if you're willing to move
    Balance between working from home and the office
    Diverse product set and expertise to leverage when going to market

    Cons

    Culture is not collaborative in nature but rather CYA focused
    Little training making learning new roles stressful
    Very bureaucratic with policies and procedures - no real entrepreneurial spirit

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and learn how each of them are motivated

  3. "none"

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    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Credit Analyst in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good sick time and vacation days given 401K and benefits are good

    Cons

    Management is not the best one day they tell you it's okay to do something and the next week they tell you different. They are very inconsistent. If you are not part of a click then you will not last long there.

    Advice to Management

    All new management is needed


  4. "Could care less about their employees"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Operations Specialist in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Branch Operations Specialist in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    I worked with an amazing group of people. That's about it.

    Cons

    When my supervisor asked the home office to increase my salary, he was told "but she makes the minimum."
    That's what kind of company it is.

    Advice to Management

    Treat your employees better and you'll have less turn around.


  5. "Registered Client Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Registered Client Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Registered Client Associate in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Still friends with other Client Associates. We bonded over complaining about how bad management was (and still is).

    Cons

    -Horrible Management (Boston Market Managers)
    -No work/life balance
    - Harassed by Financial Advisers

    Advice to Management

    - Making your employees feel valued would go a long way


  6. "NOA Co-op"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - NOA Co-op in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - NOA Co-op in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wells Fargo (More than a year)

    Pros

    High-quality company culture, good work-life balance, ease of communication with management

    Cons

    MY position was temporary, I do not have any cons about this company at this time

    Advice to Management

    Continue to keep the ease of communication going and work towards including your employees in decision-making


  7. "Senior Private Bank Associate"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Wells Fargo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    great place to work and grow

    Cons

    not that much opportunity within certain markets

    Advice to Management

    not applicable

  8. "loan officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good management and benefits,hours work ethic

    Cons

    pay and hours were unpredictable for the most part

    Advice to Management

    be more mindful of employees needs.


  9. "Financial Advisor"

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo (More than a year)

    Pros

    Multi month New Advisor Training program extremely helpful in transitioning into the role. Ongoing support from experienced and knowledgeable people.

    Cons

    As a new Financial Advisor, there wasn't a team to join. You functioned as an individual contributor and had to find the support on your own.


  10. "Financial Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pros include: Great manager, annual bonus program, opportunities for growth, fun team building events, education refund program

    Cons

    Cons: limited benefits package, stiff corporate culture


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