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BB&T Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.3 461 reviews

86% Approve of the CEO

BB&T Chairman & CEO Kelly S. King

Kelly S. King

(301 ratings)

64% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • This bank pays better than any other and you get an incredible work/life balance (in 25 reviews)

  • They have very good benefits and opportunities for advancement (in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • In my specific role, there was not room for advancement (in 12 reviews)

  • no room for advancement, sales goals that are met are never appreciated (in 17 reviews)

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    Working at BB&T

    Financial Center Leader II (Current Employee) Columbia, SC (US)

    ProsStill offers pension. Still uses DOS to submit loan applications; system breaks down all the time.

    ConsClosed minded, traditional values, overtime abuse;

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome company with great values!

    Wealth Advisor (Former Employee) Louisville, KY (US)

    ProsThis company has great leadership and benefits. I made many wonderful friends while working there. They like to promote from within but not many opportunities will come up.

    ConsBB&T is losing its way a little right now. They are putting reducing costs (brought on by all the government regulations) above its employees.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGo back to your values instead of worrying about profits in this government regulation crunch time.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company; Good values

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent training; focus on customer service; dedicated to their vision, mission, and values

    ConsNone to add at this time

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat work-life balance here at the bank

    Consmany dedicated people, some waiting for their careers to expire

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    All smoke and no fire.

    Manager (Former Employee) Houston, TX (US)

    ProsGrowing, corporate culture in North Carolina

    ConsExecutive leadership and middle management (South Texas Region) does not listen to input from managers on the front lines

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize you do not have all of the answers just because you are from the Baltimore, MD region

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    More concerned with image than internal communication and talent

    Commercial Banker (Current Employee)

    ProsSuperior training
    Solid benefits including pension and up to 6% 401k match
    Wellness programs with reduce health insurance premiums
    Well developed corporate values and vision

    ConsSilo'd product lines
    Women tend to be overlooked for promotion opportunities
    HR is more concerned with supporting management, not addressing serious employee concerns
    Extremely conservative lending culture, difficult to support even long term clients.
    Technology-challenged (internal systems)
    Complex bonus structure restricts earning potential, salaries below national average
    Many positions eliminated reducing efficacy to properly serve clients at local levels

    Advice to Senior ManagementGo back to the client focus of the Allison days. Less propaganda and more action. Revitalize a bank-wide mentoring program to advance from within and develop strong minority and women leaders. Revisit mission statement. Making cuts after cuts restricts organic growth.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    it was informational.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosthey offer very good benefits

    Consthe position was too much pressure.

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    on call teller

    On Call T Eller (Current Employee) Auburn, AL (US)

    Prosthey pay 20% premium as compensation in addition to the basic pay

    Consgot a lot of last minute call

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wonderful Company

    Mortgage Loan Processor III (Former Employee) Pensacola, FL (US)

    ProsAmazing training opportunities, benefits are top notch. Upper management the best I have had the privilege to work with/for.

    ConsThough family is esteemed as important, a lot is expected from you. Makes it hard to balance work/family life.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great company and people

    Trainer (Former Employee) Virginia Beach, VA (US)

    ProsStable company, great coworkers, great benefits. Lots of career growth. Invests in employees.

    Constechnology is dated. this is a cost saving measure, but it hinders customer service

    Advice to Senior Managementthe larger the company becomes, the less cohesive it is. There is not a unified theme or culture across the lines of business, although the company tauts that there is.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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