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Grow Financial Reviews

Updated 14 Sep 2019

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Grow Financial CEO Robert L. Fisher (no image)
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30 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grow Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Grow is a great company. Many opportunities to advance quickly.

    Cons

    Some management issues that could be resolved by choosing the right candidates for the job.

    Grow Financial2019-09-15
  2. "Great place to work and makes you feel like family"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Grow Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible work hours and able to work remotely from home

    Cons

    Commission structure for loan officers

    Grow Financial2019-09-10
  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Grow Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary was great for the tine. Actually worked there until 2010

    Cons

    Too many clicks amongst individuals that worked there for a long time

    Grow Financial2019-09-01
  4. "RSII"

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    Former Employee - Relationship Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grow Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Loved working at Macdill branch, small branch but loved the close relationships with the members.

    Cons

    Wished they had more HQ opportunities in the Marketing Dept

    Grow Financial2019-03-12
  5. "Great Company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grow Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Culture. Promotion. Training. Volunteer opportunities. Fun

    Cons

    Office politics high turnover rate in some departments

    Grow Financial2019-01-12
  6. "What you get is what you give"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grow Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Everyone is really valued at Grow. Walking past people in the hallways, every person will smile and say "hi". Great benefits, great culture, free food most days of the week. Most of all, the work that is done, people are passionate about. I've never worked for a company before Grow that values its employees, and knows that what you give to the employees (listening, encouraging, offering training courses and... leadership courses, etc. to learn and become greater), in turn, the employees will give back to the organization. It's actually a family here, and I don't want to work anywhere else.

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    Cons

    There's so much bandwidth as to where roles can expand and things can be implemented (also a positive), that sometimes your plate can fill up very quickly. It's really not a big deal though, because you get the opportunity to see your change and work reflected in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! Would love to see exec more often, but I think things are running really well!

    Grow Financial2018-11-02
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Accounting"

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    I worked at Grow Financial

    Pros

    Great gym Good benefits Tuition Assistance

    Cons

    Micromanagement Make sure to get things in writing do it doesn’t come back to bite you Upper management only speaks when they need something Favoritism Hard to get promoted

    Advice to Management

    Take the time to know your staff better. Trust goes a long way and if staff knows they can depend on you, moral will climb upwards and people stay where they feel valued

    Grow Financial2018-09-21
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Not for everyone"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Grow Financial full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Fun if you like arts and crafts -Everyone leaves at 5pm

    Cons

    -High school drama -Poor leaders -Overly"nice" almost like a cult, reminds me of Disney

    Grow Financial2018-08-28
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Relationship Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Grow Financial full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work environment. Great work/life balance. Genuine care for members; not forced by unrealistic goals.

    Cons

    There are honestly none that I can think of.

    Grow Financial2018-07-26
  10. Helpful (2)

    "Leadership changes everything"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Tampa, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Grow Financial full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Everything is great within your first year or two. I’ll start off with the pros. Majority of the people who work at Grow are great and so friendly. The benefits are probably some of the best - great healthcare and 6% match 401K. They value work life balance which is nice too. I think it really depends on which department you work in. Some departments have great leadership and team members.

    Cons

    Sadly, it usually takes one bad egg (marketing leader) to turn a great work environment into a toxic one. Toxic as in -creating a divide between their own department on purpose, playing favoritism, not showing up to meetings, and making rude comments. It was always very frustrating to have passion for your work and trying to give your expertise to help benefit the company to find out that leadership doesn’t trust... it’s own team. The leadership on the marketing team held the whole department back because of the lack of his experience of the financial industry. Most of the C-suite does’t really want to try new ideas and usually feel threatened when other employees think of better or alternative solutions. They preach a culture of “life beyond the everyday” meaning they want to go above and beyond to anticipate member’s (customer’s) needs. But when in fact, they do the opposite. They rather inconvenience members to save themselves a few dollars.

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    Advice to Management

    Practice what you preach. Start to listen to your employees and try new things.

    Grow Financial2018-07-26
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