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E*TRADE Financial Reviews

Updated 24 April 2015
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  1. Helpful (1)

    Couldnt leave fast enough

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineering in Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineering in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Cant think of too many. The hardware was nice I guess.

    Cons

    No perks. Rampant mismanagement. Too many people just showing up for a paycheck.

  2. Small but hierarchical

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    Current Employee - Lead Financial Analyst in Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Lead Financial Analyst in Jersey City, NJ (US)

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Pros

    small company feel
    friendly employees
    great work/life balance

    Cons

    limited mobility
    very hierarchical
    constant salary freeze/low pay

  3. Financial Representative

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They allow overtime and pay time and a half

    Cons

    call center, Lots of sales pressure

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  5. E*Trade is a great company to work for.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    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.

  6. Good if you are in the right team

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    • Senior Management
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    • 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

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

    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 Management

    Don't change strategy at the drop of a hat

  7. Kind of quiet

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    • Senior Management
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Arlington, VA (US)

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    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 Management

    n/a

  8. 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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great leadership. Great Work/Life Balance

    Cons

    I have not found anything yet

  9. I truly enjoy working at ETRADE.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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.

  10. Etrade provides an online broking platform for both wholesale advisor groups as well as retail investors

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Banking Administrator in Sydney (Australia)
    Former Employee - Banking Administrator in Sydney (Australia)

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good collaboration within teams

    Higher pay than competitors

    Foster learning and RG146 development

    Cons

    Management have a heirachy structure,

    Hard to move between teams with out both managers approvals.

    Advice to Management

    Allow staff to cross train and have more secondments

  11. Investment Consultant

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    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 Management

    pay more attention to the associates in the branches

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