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Wells Fargo Portland Reviews

Updated October 28, 2017
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Portland, OR

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  1. "I've been able to build a successful career through hard work, collaboration, and caring leadership."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Call Center Manager in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Call Center Manager in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    World-class development and a Culture of Caring that means more than just numbers. There are no shortage of leaders willing to help you learn, grow, and succeed.

    Cons

    Fast-paced environment and changing focus. Company is dealing with a lot of change and has been in the negative spotlight due to our Settlement announcement in 2016.

    Advice to Management

    With constant change come the need for superior communication. Better planning and communication in our current environment leads to better results and morale.


  2. "A great place to build a career in finance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Management is committed to hiring top talent.

    Cons

    Red tape...as would be expected of a large organization.

    Advice to Management

    Offer competitive pay to retain top talent.
    Simplify the organization structure to become more nimble and able to keep up with the changing regulatory environment.

  3. "Busy"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Increase in banking knowledge
    Fast day
    Meet a lot of new people
    Make a bunch of new networks through customers
    Lots of regulars

    Cons

    Rude customers. People tend to be more intense when money is involved.
    A lot of regulars
    Pay isn't the best
    Work on Saturdays

    Advice to Management

    Make banking policies more clear for customers so they don't take out their anger from ignorance about banking policies on the teller.


  4. "I'm proud to be a part of the Wells Fargo family for 30 years"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business/Market Segment Manager III in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Business/Market Segment Manager III in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have had the opportunity to reinvent myself over and over at Wells. I started as a teller.

    We stay true to our vision and values. We don't waiver in Wealth Management the clients experience is first and foremost important.

    Cons

    As we keep up with client facing technology or internal technology could use improvement. Particularly around transparency of client information. And keeping in line with regulations .


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Legal Issues Affect the Bank Envoriment"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend

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

    Pros

    Benefits and PTO (Vacation time) are competitive, so is the training. Good people to work with

    Cons

    Since that fraud situation, sales goals were canceled and opportunities to move up became limited.


  6. "Overall good, but compensation leaves much to be desired."

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    Current Employee - Financial Crimes Specialist II in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Financial Crimes Specialist II in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The office is great, and no complaints there. Benefits are great to!

    Cons

    The compensation is bad, I negotiated hard and still did not get mid point, but rather right under. Promotions only come 1x a year which sucks a lot.

    Advice to Management

    Raise compensation of lower employees based on merit not on march raise times.


  7. "Review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, Experience, Exposure, PTO, Volunteer Opportunities, and room for growth.

    Cons

    Pay, HR resolution, work environment, reputation, and lack of consistency.

    Advice to Management

    Currently in the process of transitioning.

  8. "BSG Document Specialist and Home Equity Specialist - Collector III"

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    Former Employee - Loan Document Specialist in Portland, OR
    Former Employee - Loan Document Specialist in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Love the Arizona sites - Awesome commerodery with ALL employees and Managers -

    Cons

    Beaverton OR - Not employee friendly and very depressing environment at Barnhart Centre

    Advice to Management

    In Oregon - Treat your employees like they are part of the Overall Team!!!


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great people on the team."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consumer Loan Underwriter III in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Consumer Loan Underwriter III in Portland, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. Transparent company.

    Cons

    Minimal 1 to 2% raise even when performing above average.

    Advice to Management

    Keep being transparent and forthright like you have been for the last 6 mths. Nice to know where we stand and what is being driven as a company.


  10. "banker"

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    Current Employee - Mortgage Loan Officer in Portland, OR
    Current Employee - Mortgage Loan Officer in Portland, OR
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good pay,great learning, communication skills

    Cons

    unethical ,no overtime, missed lunches,issues with management management, bullying team members

    Advice to Management

    fire them and hire new ones. culture of company is unethical


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