E*TRADE Financial

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E*TRADE Financial Reviews

Updated 16 December 2014
Updated 16 December 2014
324 Reviews
2.8
324 Reviews
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Paul T. Idzik
67 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Etrade values work life balance and offers opportunities to advance in your career path (in 16 reviews)

  • The Series 7 and 63 training is free and useful in other jobs (in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • could improve in employee work life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Call center work can eventually wear on an individual (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Learned a lot.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in City of London, England
    Former Employee - Desktop Support in City of London, England

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    Etrade is a very large and well respected US business!

    Cons

    Sadly, due to the recession they have no longer have a UK operation.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Fair organzation when it comes to promotion

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in London, England

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    Freedom, roll up your sleve attitude, ability to really make a change and have an impact, overall competence of senior management

    Cons

    matrix organization leading to lack of decision taking, need for a bigger and more ambitious vision for the product, lack of customer centricity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    think global, act local

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Financial Representative

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    They allow overtime and pay time and a half

    Cons

    call center, Lots of sales pressure

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    E*Trade is a great company to work for.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time

    Pros

    The company provides training that prepares you for both the Series 7 and 63 exams.

    Cons

    If you fail the Series 7 or 63 the company will terminate you.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    Kind of quiet

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Opportunities are available for those that apply themselves. The locations great and so are the views. Great people in a challenging environment.

    Cons

    Upper management has shipped off to New York and is no longer around. Number of consultants in key roles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7.  

    E*TRADE

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    Great leadership. Great Work/Life Balance

    Cons

    I have not found anything yet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I truly enjoy working at ETRADE.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    Good pay. Good leads. Good management. CEO has done a wonderful job. Good work/life balance. Great benefits. Health insurance is great! Great people. Great experience. Great clients to work with. All in all, I really enjoy working with ETRADE.

    Cons

    100% 401K match would be better than 50%. That's nitpicking though.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good if you are in the right team

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineering in Arlington, VA (US)
    Current Employee - Staff Software Engineering in Arlington, VA (US)

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    Some teams are very effective and get a lot done. Industry best practices are very team dependent. Decent vacation policy. Average pay

    Cons

    Some teams are very inefficient. No big picture vision. People work in their own silos

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't change strategy at the drop of a hat

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Investment Consultant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    unlimited leads, fairly compensated, salary

    Cons

    not a lot of upward mobility, high turnover

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay more attention to the associates in the branches

  11.  

    Financial Consultant

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    great branch, big espp and stock plan leads, pipeline big and robust

    Cons

    small base pay, book outflows can hurt and kill your quarter, managed money solutions below competition

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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