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Updated December 25, 2017
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Wells Fargo CEO Timothy J. Sloan
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  • Not much of a work/life balance (in 348 reviews)

  • Management and sales goals are hard to achieve (in 1233 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teller in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Teller in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wells Fargo (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professional team, excellent services

    Cons

    I haven't faced any difficulties

    Advice to Management

    Thanks a lot for everything I learned.


  2. "Service Manager"

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    Former Employee - Service Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Washington, DC

    Pros

    Able to transfer job. I was able to move from state to state and transfer with the company. Some great managers I’ve worked with.

    Cons

    Terrible leadership and treat employees like they can’t find a better job. I do not recommend working for them and if the branch is located in Prince George county.

    Advice to Management

    Treat employees better

  3. "Personal Banker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Wells Fargo Personal Banker in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Wells Fargo Personal Banker in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very easy to move up in the company

    Cons

    They removed sales goals so it is tough to at least prove you are the best.


  4. "Corporate does too much- ALL THE TIME"

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    Former Employee - Service Manager II in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Service Manager II in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay
    Ability to get bonuses
    Ability to move up the company pretty easily
    Openings ALL THE TIME
    Simple tasks

    Cons

    Medical & Dental
    Too many reports for EVERYTHING
    Your bonuses depend on other people
    Upper management has no idea what they are doing half the time


  5. "registered banker"

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    Current Employee - Registered Personal Banker in Bethesda, MD
    Current Employee - Registered Personal Banker in Bethesda, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good money, nice colleagues, friendly place to work

    Cons

    no promotion availability, if you are a good saleman, your manager will never going to promote you

    Advice to Management

    promote people from within


  6. Helpful (1)

    "teller"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Stafford, VA
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Stafford, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great hours, benefits, there are chances to make bonus, great advancement opportunities, paid maternity leave, and great atmosphere.

    Cons

    Having to sell a lot of products. It was a nice place to work, minus selling things to customers. However, I've heard that there are no longer sells goals after the scam regarding fake accounts.


  7. "Compliance Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits and they give bonuses. They also let their employees work from home.

    Cons

    The people are mean and care about themselves.

    Advice to Management

    Make sure your team works as a team.

  8. "It is a high paying job and a very nice place to work at, the work mates are very kind is is very recommended job"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker in West Hyattsville, MD
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in West Hyattsville, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best reasons are that it is high paying and you are treated like a valuable worker this job will help you have a good life

    Cons

    Some of the challenges at this job is with the tech and with the mathematics sometimes it's rough but you get used to it

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up and this bank will become number one


  9. "Mortgage Closer"

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    Current Employee - Mortgage Loan Closer in Frederick, MD
    Current Employee - Mortgage Loan Closer in Frederick, MD
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    None. My co workers were amazing.

    Cons

    Horrible management, you are just a number, they do not care about the customers, money hungry, managers don't know the process but you will be punished for not doing it correctly, cross selling is number 1, horrible pay, rude arrogant managers. Once they get sued they fire a group of innocent employees who had nothing to do with the lawsuit. I will never work for this company again

    Advice to Management

    Fire them all, bring in a whole new team.


  10. "Vp"

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    Former Employee - Accountant in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Accountant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities. Good benefits. A lot of available information in the internal websites. Some are really great people and some like everywhere, not so much

    Cons

    Group thinking is comforting for people who work at the company for a while. New people could find it difficult to find success.

    Advice to Management

    Implements what you learn.


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