Wachovia

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Wachovia Reviews

Updated 1 December 2014
Updated 1 December 2014
669 Reviews
3.5
669 Reviews
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Wachovia Chairman and CEO John G. Stumpf
John G. Stumpf
169 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Wachovia was very committed to work-life balance (in 42 reviews)

  • Work/life balance, good benefits (in 53 reviews)


Cons
  • Limited cross group interaction at levels below senior management (in 31 reviews)

  • Since the merger with Wells Fargo healthcare insurance is not the best (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England

    I worked at Wachovia

    Pros

    definately a good company to work for. people are nice, if you have a good manager who is willing to look after you, your career can surely look good.

    Cons

    however sometimes you may have a manager who is not that good in terms of look after you, then you should think twice before you take the job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    people manager is the key for the sucess of business. afterall the most valuable asset for a bank is people.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Wholesale mortgage origination

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia

    Pros

    Good benefit package including pto time

    Cons

    Follow up on strategies.give them tI'm to develop before changing course.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to reach all levels for process improvement

  3.  

    Great Company with great benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia as a contractor

    Pros

    Culture, Benefits, Work life balance

    Cons

    Too bureaucratic, Advancement Opportunities and Inefficient work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Grow your business by creating advancement opportunities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia full-time

    Pros

    Great pay policy which treat employees fairly. Switch to Wells fargo was the wost thing that happened. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    The switch to wells fargo stalled all chances of advancement and promotion. It became all about churning out numbers and selling products people didnt need.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    retire

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Excellent working teams

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

    I have been working at Wachovia

    Pros

    Great culture and satifying work

    Cons

    Poor visibility into long term strategy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Friendly overall atmosphere

    Former Employee - Mortgage Consultant in Charlotte, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Mortgage Consultant in Charlotte, NC (US)

    I worked at Wachovia part-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly supervisors and staff. My team always made sure everyone was acknowledged during birthdays, etc.

    Cons

    There isn't much that pops into my mind.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote those that are worthy and making their numbers.

    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    good customer service excellent computer skills sales and a solution to the problem. Good advice.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Wachovia

    Pros

    meeting people and helping find a solution to there banking needs, puting a smile on customers face. very competitive person. willing to work the othe individual.

    Cons

    geting to find how to increase new numbers each week set myself apart from the rest of the lersonal bankers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    always willing to work harder than the other person an put in extra hours to see the numbers come in and the manager is happy. very timely person. out work the other person.

  9.  

    I learned a lot about mortgage time frames and the over whelming state of the economy.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Former Employee - Foreclosure Specialist in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    I worked at Wachovia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Well know it Wells Fargo but, it's one of the top banks in the country so, there are great benefits, pay and long lasting friendships.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons really about this company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The only thing I would advise to management would be little understanding when family's have someone with a potential fatal illness.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    VP, Manager of Sourcing

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia

    Pros

    Work/life balance, good benefits. time-off policies

    Cons

    good old boy system, limited growth

  11.  

    Great company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Wachovia

    Pros

    Great company to work of

    Cons

    Acquisition by first union changed the company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Unfortunately no longer in existence

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One Wachovia Tower, headquarter officer of Wachovia in Charlotte North Carolina. (Photo attributed to Kozo - licensed under the CCL Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 & GFDL, version 1.2)
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