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Wells Fargo Personal Banker I (SAFE) Reviews

Updated February 12, 2018
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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  • "No "product sales goals" have been replaced by "branch growth"" (in 1253 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Great experience thus far."

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Dallas, TX

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

    Pros

    Great coworkers and branch manager. There is opportunity to move up. They don't just sell you a dream. Great benefits. Match 6% 401K. Very multicultural.

    Cons

    Have been with Wells Fargo for a little over a month now and I can honestly say I'm having trouble thinking of a true negative.


  2. "Working experience at Wells Fargo"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE Registered)
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE Registered)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wells Fargo is a great company to work for. "People as our competitive advantage" is one of the core values and WF truly appreciates its employees, plenty of opportunity to move up with the right attitude and outstanding customer service skills. Great benefits, 16 weeks fully paid maternity leave among others. Minimum salary is going up to $15. I started as a teller and got promoted to PBI.

    Cons

    No downsides. With the change for the better campaign sales goals are gone, and customer satisfaction is number one goal.

    Advice to Management

    I have had great managers, supportive and caring. A lot to learn from.

  3. "Good job, great benefits"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Apache Junction, AZ
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Apache Junction, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    16 weeks paid maternity leave, 401k, quarterly bonuses, tuition reimbursement, coworkers and managers are understanding

    Cons

    coaching is excessive, outbound calls, bending over backwards for customers too much

    Advice to Management

    Listen carefully to your employees. Dont force it if its obvious we nor the customers like what is happening


  4. "Great company that has room to grow with 92 different departments and opportunities for development for hard workers."

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I SAFE in Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I SAFE in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Countless departments, opportunities everywhere, tools and resources to do your job well, training for everything, fair pay, bonuses, time off

    Cons

    A massive company that operates as individual departments rather than a whole, with linear communication.


  5. "Is what you make it."

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    HUGE company. Can go anywhere. Modest pay, great benefits, and did I mention room for growth

    Cons

    Can be a dead end job. If your productive and are mentally tough you'll be fine. I would advise looking for jobs elsewhere in Wells after your first year.


  6. "WF"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, no sales goals

    Cons

    Bonuses are off customer experience


  7. "Awesome"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great managers who are interested in helping you grow and progress as a personal and as a professional. Competitive pay. Amazing PTO.

    Cons

    Hard to get your foot in the door, but once you are in it is easy to move your way up if you are a hard worker.

    Advice to Management

    Always seek to help your team members grow and progress no matter what!

  8. "Took incoming calls and discussed with customers their financial goals. Then matched proper products to fit their needs"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Roanoke, VA
    Former Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Roanoke, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Big company with many opportunities. Co-workers were great to work with and good management . Decent amount of vacation time.

    Cons

    Sales culture has changed since I worked there due to scandal. But at the time repetitively found myself talking to people who I was unable to help because of bad credit and low account balances.


  9. "personal banker"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have holidays off and Sundays, benefits for school, discounts, connection with higher clientele

    Cons

    its a shark tank and everything is about money, quota,and fees. with time I've realized sitting behind a desk while taking orders from someone is what i do not want for my career

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  10. "Hard to tell"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Personal Banker I (SAFE) in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance , health plans pretty good.

    Cons

    Some managers are DUMB, feels like they got a job because of some kind of affair with upper management. They have no idea what they're doing
    Asking for so much , pay isn't good enough , sales goals are high , even tho they're saying there is no goals "BS"

    Advice to Management

    Start caring more about your employees , look and pay closer attention to they're talents and move them with the company based on they're skills. Company need to work on a lot of things