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Wells Fargo California Reviews

Updated February 16, 2017
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  1. "Phone Banker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Phone Banker in El Monte, CA
    Current Employee - Phone Banker in El Monte, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment, set shift but easy to switch days, good work life balance, everyone is friendly and helpful, expectations are clear, good benefits, never felt like just a number

    Cons

    Somtimes people arent so nice, becomes repetitive after time, it seems like one of the elevators is always broken 😂


  2. "Centered on the Development of Team Members"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Thousand Oaks, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong inclusive culture, recognition of career minded team members, opportunities for advancement, strong tuition reimbursement, more than 80 business lines of employment.

    Cons

    Current culture change creates struggles within business units, a bit too much "I'm sorry" instead of action regarding lawsuit.


  3. "Accountant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Santa Monica, CA
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant in Santa Monica, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very charitable, donates to many charities and matches employees donations. Very diverse workforce with various groups for women, lgbtq, Asian American, etc... Good work life balance, overall a fun place to work with great benefits.

    Cons

    Typical politics you see at most companies. Must be a part of the "in" crowd to be able to get promoted.


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  5. "Great company to work for, some inconsistency in leadership"

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    Current Employee - Compliance Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Compliance Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Wells Fargo full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and opportunities for career growth and development

    Cons

    Cultural divide in some business units due to M&A activities, years long organizational change


  6. "Awful place to work"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Lafayette, CA
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Lafayette, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Wells Fargo part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You make decent money here

    Cons

    Soul Sucking corporation who makes the small employees do thier dirty work

    Advice to Management

    be about the customers not the dollar


  7. "Teller Position"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in El Dorado Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in El Dorado Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The staff genuinely cares about your success and isn't out to make you struggle.

    Cons

    The workload can be a bit tough at times, but if you manage your time well, it works out well.


  8. "Applications support"

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    Former Contractor - Applications Support Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Former Contractor - Applications Support Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible management. Technical challenges
    Opportunities to contribute to improvements
    You have the option to maybe Work from home occasionally
    Nice co workers

    Cons

    Contract position. There was not much opportunity for an extension.
    Very low volume at times leaving me with not much to do

    Advice to Management

    Keep up good work


  9. "Good Company to work for But Doesn't appreciate the hard work of people"

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    Current Contractor - Lead QA in San Francisco, CA
    Current Contractor - Lead QA in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible Hours, Awesome Colleagues and collaboration.

    Cons

    Doesn't care for people/employee even when they prove themselves and put hard work.

    Advice to Management

    Start taking care of employees otherwise soon people will start leaving and you guys will not have good people working for company just the DUMBOs


  10. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay, great benefits, good brand name company

    Cons

    long hours, but the travel was too much


  11. "Analytics Consultant 1"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Contractor - Analytics Consultant I in San Francisco, CA
    Current Contractor - Analytics Consultant I in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Wells Fargo as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The people that I work with are great and my manager is a great role model.

    Cons

    Not every department is up to date with their compliance. This makes it difficult for line of businesses to smoothly work together. I get a request to seek for an exception almost everyday.



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