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Wells Fargo San Francisco Reviews

Updated March 28, 2017
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  1. "Great place for career advancement"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Wide variety of career opportunities

    Cons

    Not enough raise each year compared to companies.


  2. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible with your home life

    Cons

    Human Resources and Compliance are extremely difficult to deal with.


  3. "Horrible soul sucking company"

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    Former Employee - Loan Officer in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Loan Officer in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    None none none none

    Cons

    To many mandatory requirements. Corp policy is from the dark ages, equipment is old and not maintained. Slow lending team. Constant negativity.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being steeple!!


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  5. "It's OK"

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    Former Contractor - Financial Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Contractor - Financial Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Central FiDi location
    Good work/life balance
    Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    Repetitive work
    "Production" mentality - #1 objective is to grease the squeaky wheel
    Limited information flow - not kept in the loop about what's going, the bigger picture - had to piece together from colleagues

    Advice to Management

    Keep the focus on rebuilding trust with customers, and I'm sure the ship will correct itself just fine


  6. "Boring"

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    Former Employee - Creative Director in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Creative Director in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable company, easy work, low demands on time.

    Cons

    Angry, political, non-diverse, old, scared.

    Advice to Management

    It's 2017. Time to reinvent banking.


  7. "Web Developer"

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    Current Contractor - Web Developer in San Leandro, CA
    Current Contractor - Web Developer in San Leandro, CA

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

    Pros

    a lot of free time

    Cons

    Growth is limited. Pay decent.


  8. "Its not as bad...anymore"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    No more sales goals.

    Cons

    Reputation is not so great
    Communication isn't the best


  9. "FX Sales Rep"

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    Current Employee - FX Sales in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - FX Sales in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, great environment, great benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, early days, late nights


  10. "Was a good first time experience, but would never do it again"

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    Current Contractor - Business Systems Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Current Contractor - Business Systems Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice and chill people
    Office in the middle of the city

    Cons

    Very slow environment
    Almost no training
    Very individualistic culture

    Advice to Management

    Could do a little more micro-management.


  11. "Personal Banker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    Many positions in the current area. The systems and computers used are very easy to work. The benefits are decent.

    Cons

    The trust factor is major currently with customers. Also not receiving bonus for my excellent performance without a raise in salary has really compromised my family and household.



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