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Wells Fargo Jersey City Reviews

Updated February 21, 2018
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Jersey City, NJ

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  • "Work/life balance can be non existent depending on your business line" (in 356 reviews)

  • "No "product sales goals" have been replaced by "branch growth"" (in 1252 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Business Banking Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Banking Specialist in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Business Banking Specialist in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You are able to interact with small business clients to affluent clientele and make a huge difference in their business.

    Cons

    Management some not all allows you to work to the best of you ability and potential.

    Advice to Management

    Let your employees shine and trust their judgment after all they were chosen for a reason.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Awful."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have to put twenty words here but I can not find 20 positive words to share about the company

    Cons

    Support coming from above. The Management has too much power. Time off. Work life balance. Stress levels. Everything is a con.

    Advice to Management

    Ha

  3. "Bank Teller"

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    Current Employee - Full Time Bank Teller in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Full Time Bank Teller in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    customer service focus

    assessing and solving customers' financial needs

    Cons

    the recent settlement and reputation loss experienced


  4. Helpful (1)

    "No where near the best but at times not the worst"

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    Current Employee - Teller in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Teller in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get along with fellow tellers, and enjoy seeing customers that come in often and creating a close relationship with them.

    Cons

    Terrible management. Sales driven work culture very little professionalism. Manager has deliberate favorites. Teller side is very far down the food chain versus the banker side when it comes to value.

    Advice to Management

    Act like a manager not a teenager


  5. "Service Manager 2"

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    Former Employee - Service Manager II in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Service Manager II in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Flexible hours. Great co-workers. Technology is up to date. Pay is better than most other financial institutions for mid-level management jobs.

    Cons

    No loyalty within the company and no support from upper management. Sales goals are unattainable and policies are constantly changing.

    Advice to Management

    Consistency and loyalty are a must to make any business successful.


  6. "Teller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jersey City, NJ
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits salary management overall ok in that srea

    Cons

    Hours robbery potential favoritism not the best

    Advice to Management

    Hated the job will never want to work there as long as I am alive never ever ever ever


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Wells Fargo CSSR"

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    Former Employee - CSSR in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - CSSR in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Pay, Good professional environment. Freedom to do as you please as long as you get the job done. Great co-workers

    Cons

    Sales goals are unobtainable. Constant pressure and stress from management to get sales numbers. Often late nights just to meet sales goals

    Advice to Management

    Stop trying to make employees do unethical things to reach sales goals. The goals are often unobtainable and forced bankers to do unethical things in order to retain their job.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Wells Fargo - Not good to work for"

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    Current Employee - Licensed Financial Specialist in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Licensed Financial Specialist in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    OK Salary, Good Benefits, Clean environment.

    Cons

    Lots of pressure, unreasonable expectations, lower pay scales, required to work Saturdays, no overtime. No parking space for employees in Jersey City - we have to pay $150 per month for Parking.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Pb2/store manager...Horribly micromanaged, ridiculous expectations, poor commission structure for quality sales."

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker II in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Personal Banker II in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary was good for the position, good benefits. Excellent support from human resources that help with personal and work rated manners

    Cons

    Constant nitpicking over the slightest oversight from middle management, rarely any positive feedback from anyone only feedback is when you do something wrong. Threatened with termination over a typo I did during a sale. A massive sale that resulted in ten accounts being opened. This was ignored, and the typo was the only focus. Started looking for a new job that day.

    Advice to Management

    Stop micromanaging experienced employees. I'm not an entry level employee and expect some level of autonomy. Customers notice the turnover and complain, and the pressure to cross sell products they don't need kills the customers trust for you, and you spend more time fixing problems as a result of opening accounts they don't want or need.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "awful company"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker II in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Personal Banker II in Jersey City, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    base pay is decent but moest make less than I do for position. I had been a manager there and am over qualified for the position. Benefits are good,

    Cons

    micromanaging, almost no positive feedback from management. turnover is horrendous. Company culture is non existent. You only exist for your numbers. Work ANYWHERE ELSE BUT WELLS

    Advice to Management

    STOP WITH 19 DIFFERENT FORMS TO FILL OUT DO OUR JOB. STOP WITH THE 4 CHECK INS A DAY TO SEE OUR NUMBERS. TREAT US LIKE PEOPLE.


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