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Great opportunity

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Current Employee - Financial Advisor  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Set up like you run your own business with store front and staff

Cons

You are technically an employee and can be dismissed and prevented from access to the business you built

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Edward Jones is a great company, but the two person office setting can create problems.

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    Current Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator  in  Midlothian, VA (US)
    Current Employee - BOA Branch Office Administrator in Midlothian, VA (US)

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The history and culture are part of what makes working for Edward Jones so rewarding. Helping our clients to meet their financial goals is at the center of everything we do.

    Cons

    Small office setting is really like extended family. It takes a lot of work to keep the relationships productive and rewarding.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't try to change too much.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Worst Job I've Ever Had

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    Former Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst  in  Saint Louis, MO (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The "status" of the company's name. That's all I've got.

    Cons

    Perpetual meetings, too many projects to handle effectively, ill-equipped, "mean girl" female manager who played favorites, substandard pay, after hours work expected with no compensation, a CTO who was making millions while the grunts did all the heavy lifting. Leaving there was one of the happiest days of my life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire your team leaders based on merit not on tenure with the firm. My team leader had plenty of advice on how her team members should do their jobs but had NO IDEA how to do the work herself. She was unable to use software that should have been STANDARD for her title and department but she had been there for over 20 years so she "earned" the role of team leader by time served.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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