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Wells Fargo New York City Reviews

Updated December 26, 2018
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  • "Sometimes difficult work life balance" (in 378 reviews)

  • "with out the sales goals can get complacent" (in 1279 reviews)

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  1. "Personal Banker"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ

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

    Pros

    Great company! Detailed training. They love to promote from within and ensure they provide train to get you to the next level.

    Cons

    Nothing except for the bad media.


  2. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability, bonus structure, lateral mobility across the organization

    Cons

    Culture is often too conservative

  3. "Summer Analyst"

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    Former Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay was good and the work itself was not very difficult

    Cons

    The hours were terrible. I would get in at 7 or 7:30 to beat my boss into work and I wouldn't leave until 10, 11, or even 1am some times


  4. "Mortgage Associate"

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    Former Employee - Mortgage Sales Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Mortgage Sales Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work for a world class company and along side some very smart people

    Cons

    Many layers of management. No one seemed to take charge.

    Advice to Management

    Better communication


  5. "Summer Financial Analyst - Middle Market Banking"

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    Former Intern - Summer Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Summer Financial Analyst in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to deals and clients, comprehensive training program and well known brand name. Great culture in wholesale banking - people are generally very nice and helpful opposed to many other banks.

    Cons

    Wells has a lot of management issues at the moment and it is affecting all areas of the business. A lot of internal turmoil, which does not seem like it will let up anytime soon.

    Advice to Management

    Fix issues once and for all so the employees and offices that have nothing but the highest standards of integrity can move on from all the scandals.


  6. "Interesting Experience"

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    Current Contractor - Quality Assurance Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Quality Assurance Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Minimal micromanagement and openness to new ideas

    Cons

    Extremely disorganized with no clear direction or sense of leadership

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to what your employees, who is capable of what, who is actually getting their work done and who is just pretending to


  7. "FRA - Financial Relationship Advisor"

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    Current Employee - FRA in New York, NY
    Current Employee - FRA in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Hours, getting your insurance and securities licenses, some corporate benefits, some colleagues, and a negotiated salary.

    Cons

    Old habits are hard to get rid off... can NEVER quit smoking. There are too MANY, "YES, men and women" within this organization. And middle management and/or immediate supervisors are too afraid to take on new ideas and challenges from employees (looking out for themselves; don't wanna rock the boat/cause ripples).

    Advice to Management

    Revamp

  8. "Good company to work in"

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    Former Employee - Business Initiatives Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Initiatives Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Most Processes are streamlined and efficient. In my experience it is a very team oriented company.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy for simple requests. Favoritism during departmental restructuring.

    Advice to Management

    Look into your available resources skills more while choosing them for roles.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Personal Banker"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Hoboken, NJ
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Hoboken, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great clientele and coworkers. Plenty of fun networking and volunteer events to attend.

    Cons

    Micromanagement. No clear sales goal after the accounts being illegally opened hit the news. Lots of politics to advance. Upper management treats employees like children. Promised every other Saturday off, but was never granted that. Worked Monday - Saturday every week. Started at 42k two years ago. After they eliminated the commission structure, they were bringing new bankers with no experience or training in at 50k. I received no pay adjustment or raise.

    Advice to Management

    Change existing management and have clear goals.


  10. "Teller"

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    Current Employee - Teller in East Brunswick, NJ
    Current Employee - Teller in East Brunswick, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Even as a part time employee i get benefits package and i have a flexible scheduling. Good working environment.

    Cons

    Hard to move up and not completely rewarding

    Advice to Management

    Managers should encourage and appreciate employees more often.


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