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Updated January 3, 2018
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Wells Fargo CEO Timothy J. Sloan
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  • Not much of a work/life balance (in 347 reviews)

  • In order to get compensated the customers need to give great surveys, we no longer get compensation for individual sales goals (in 1225 reviews)

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  1. "Bank Teller"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teller in Garden City Park, NY
    Former Employee - Teller in Garden City Park, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Managers were very good and helpful, very thankful for the work done, very understanding of any kind of situations, worked as a team and felt like a family.

    Cons

    Takes a while for promotions to happen.

    Advice to Management

    Keep yourself approachable to employees, keep 5 minute meetings as soon as the work starts to make sure everything is ok in family.


  2. "Good people bad brand"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with some very smart driven minds who come from all walks of life. Doctors and lifers in finance so a diverse group

    Cons

    Brand has taken serious hits and that translates into business generation which is something that goes without saying. People greater than brand

    Advice to Management

    Separate investment bank and change the name

  3. "Solid work"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I enjoyed my time working for the firm. Good leadership.

    Cons

    None that I can say here.

    Advice to Management

    Give more responsibility to the younger workforce.


  4. "Administrative assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Benefits, time off, salary increase each year

    Cons

    No bonuses, as an administrative assistant there weren’t opportunities to advance


  5. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Intern - IB Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Intern - IB Summer Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great culture, awesome job.

    Cons

    There can be long hours

    Advice to Management

    keep doing you


  6. "No Major Complaints from Back Office"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    No pressure re: Sales in back office Operations
    No overtime pressures

    Cons

    Advancement limited by geographic distance from Home Office

    Advice to Management

    Allow local managers more leeway in administration; Home Office is not always right.


  7. "Sale"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brooklyn, NY

    I worked at Wells Fargo part-time

    Pros

    Good environment, people , office etc

    Cons

    working hours, time off, opps etc

  8. "Teller"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Garden City, NY
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Garden City, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very comfortable position with low stress and a safe environment.
    Great opportunity for college students that are still attending classes.
    Very flexible scheduling.

    Cons

    Heavy focus on corporate ladder

    Advice to Management

    Streamline those with potential


  9. "Great Firm"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great Culture, Work Life Balance, Long-term business Strategy

    Cons

    Weak middle ranks, a lot of red tape


  10. "Investment Banking Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Fastest growing investment banking on the street for 7 consecutive years
    2. Aggressively expanding M&A presence
    3. Culture, people, and work-life-balance

    Cons

    1. Exit opportunities to mega PE/HF

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work on acquiring top talents from other firms


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