E*TRADE Financial

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Get a start here, but don't get too comfortable.

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Former Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Alpharette, GA (US)
Former Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative in Alpharette, GA (US)

I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time

Pros

Good place for a young person starting out in the securities industry to get licensed and learn a few things. They pay for your licensing. You don't really have to take your work home with you.

Cons

Low pay. It's a call center. Low employee morale. Every second of your day is micromanaged. Rude customers. Promotions are actually just lateral moves to other departments doing the same thing. Company touts promoting from within but sought after positions are filled outside.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

De-emphasize the "CE" requirement. Many excellent reps do not receive the recognition they should because they choose to not abuse the referral system like other reps. Being able to "put on over" on management with inflated referral leads shouldn't be rewarded. Top referral performers are the least likely to allow others to observe their habits for a reason.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    E*TRADE Financial

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I have been working at E*TRADE Financial full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Culture. New CEO. Great Brand.

    Cons

    Cleaning up the bank side balance sheet

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Company in maintainence mode

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    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Staff Software Engineer in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at E*TRADE Financial full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Relaxed work environment
    - Good work life balance
    - No hectic schedules

    Cons

    - No new products
    - Maintenance of existing products
    - Least recognition for good work done
    - Benefits are ok
    - Green Card processing is very slow and bad (nothing more can be expected since the company is in cost cutting mode)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - New products and new idea should be brought in.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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