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Wells Fargo Washington Reviews

Updated May 14, 2018
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  • Work/life balance can be non existent depending on your business line (in 354 reviews)

  • No "product sales goals" have been replaced by "branch growth" (in 1249 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. Helpful (1)

    "Crazy FAs and Lazy Manangement"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Service Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Client Service Associate in Washington, DC
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits. Fight hard for your pay upfront and you will be good. Free lunches monthly

    Cons

    Management won't work with you if you are not a favorite. Lots of petty people who are just waiting to retire.

    Advice to Management

    Stop talking about other employees in your office, it is beneath you.

  3. "Low Morale!"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is a diverse work force

    Cons

    Company is highly unethical and lacks morale

    Advice to Management

    Train all team members on policies and procedures as it pertains to their line of business


  4. "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


  5. "Compliance Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


  6. "Vp"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  7. "Great experience, scandal taken too serious"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker II in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker II in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay is well, many lines business which offers opportunities to move around. Warm leads and affluent platform. Great opportunity for growth. Team is very supportive for the most part

    Cons

    In consistent leadership in district. Communication is 2nd rate. Environment for sales is non existent since scandal. No more incentive outside customer experience ratings.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage bankers to hustle for assets and business like before. Don't be complacent with clients because you are scars of bad press.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Decent place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Teller in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Lead Teller in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, profit sharing, quarterly incentives, team member networks

    Cons

    Micro management, not a lot of job openings, salary should match tenure/experience


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Teller"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Washington, DC
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    My Service Manager was Great

    Cons

    Hard to become Full Time

    Not many opportunities to move up unless youre there for 5 years

    Advice to Management

    Pay Better and give more opportunities for growth.


  10. "Not a company to say I'm proud to have worked for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Store Manager in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent salary & opportunities to switch branches

    Cons

    The sales goals are very unrealistic and senior management is a problem around the DC metro area.

    Advice to Management

    Evaluate who is in your senior management roles before you "pick" on the little guys. Adjust your sales goals and the pressure you put on employees for checking accounts.


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