Charles Schwab Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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Charles Schwab President and Chief Executive Officer Walt Bettinger II
Walt Bettinger II
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Vice President Financial Consultant 

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    great culture, they really care about their employees

    Cons

    constantly changing things, goals and quotas and what is important to focus on

  2. "Great employer"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Compliance Officer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    Staff come first at Schwab

    Cons

    No cons really worth mentioning


  3. "Great culture and people"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Equity Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Lots of great people and opportunities within many ares of finance.

    Cons

    Like any large, conservative company, things can move a bit slower than is ideal.

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  4. "Would work there again"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Charles Schwab full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Client and employee driven. Great place to work.

    Cons

    They could pay more to the superstars.

  5. "Amazing! Quick response, great opportunities"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Asset Transfer Specialist in El Paso, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    Job growth is the main factor, great leadership and teamwork, very responsive, cares for employees.

    Cons

    Long hiring process, but its worth it.

  6. "it was great experience"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    professional workplace very fast-paced and average compensation

    Cons

    little opportunity for advancement in the position

  7. "Okay"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - ASFP 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Decent pay and good people

    Cons

    Incredibly busy at all times

  8. "Great company"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Specialist in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Salary could be a little more competitive

  9. "A Place To Grow"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Charles Schwab full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good salary, opportunities to move up/within the company, lots of communication

    Cons

    typical cons of a big company, can get stuck in a position, need to update systems more regularly, etc.

  10. "Great place to work."

    5.0
    Former Employee - Financial Consultant Partner in Edina, MN

    I worked at Charles Schwab full-time

    Pros

    Fantastic experience working with clients.

    Cons

    Gets busy, occasionally have to help with back office calls.

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