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Edward Jones Reviews

Updated 20 September 2018
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Pros
  • "Flexibility in working hours allows work/life balance" (in 110 reviews)

  • "Great training to get you up and running" (in 142 reviews)

Cons
  • "75-85% of time spent door to door trying to generate prospective clients" (in 135 reviews)

  • "You will do excessive door knocking" (in 172 reviews)

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  1. "admin"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time

    Pros

    great people
    great management
    great pension

    Cons

    long hours
    poor transport
    hard to be promoted


  2. "Financial Adviser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Unlimited earning potential
    Great Training
    Full Autonomy to operate as your own business and manager your P&L

    Cons

    Hard work with motivating KPI's

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what your doing because its working

  3. "Stock Broker and IFA"

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    Former Employee - Stock Broker and IFA in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Stock Broker and IFA in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Edward Jones full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good training and quickly put through exams

    Cons

    Cold calling door to door. Products offered not always best on market

    Advice to Management

    An inhouse sales team making outbound calls in areas that IFA trying to build a business.


  4. "Great place to work for. Great Culture and great teamwork environment. limited personal growth potential."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work for. Great Culture and great teamwork environment. limited personal growth potential.

    Cons

    the benefits is not so good. training is limited. personal growth can be limited if you try to switch out of the industry


  5. "if you like working alone and can handle knocking doors-best job in the world!"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor and Stockbroker in London, England
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor and Stockbroker in London, England
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    after the initial 2 years of hard work the freedom to work when you want and earn alot, plus no start up costs. there is no end of training and the times voted edward jones the 2nd best place to work for in the uk last year, that speak for it's self. you might be wondering why im not still there, mainly i was 23 and couldn't handle working on my own all the time, the avarage age is 41. so please do bear in mind that you will only be working with one other person your pa. i left on great terms and will re apply in 15/20 year from know, when im sick of working with poeple!

    Cons

    your alone much of the time, you have to generate your clients by knocking on thier door

    Advice to Management

    good job, keep it up


  6. "Investment Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    leadership training
    home office support
    recognition of ideas and suggestions
    client support offering
    technology platform

    Cons

    large ships often move slowly


  7. "Financial Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent organizational culture, strong resources and support, commitment to putting clients first.

    Cons

    Hard work, long hours, requires tremendous self-discipline and focus.

    Advice to Management

    I’m proud to be part of the organization, management is doing an excellent job.

  8. "Great place to build a career"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor Trainee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor Trainee in Mississauga, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I joined Edward Jones in July, so far they have provided a terrific training plan and team spirit. This is the place to be if you are willing to do the work and commit yourself to building a lifelong career.

    Cons

    There is only a base salary and the rest of your earning is based on commission . You need to have another income stream in your family to survive the first year.

    Advice to Management

    So far I have only seen positive points and can say keep up the good work!


  9. "Happy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time

    Pros

    Very well structured program that allows 3 full, paid months to study for the 7 and 66.

    Cons

    None, very happy with the program thus far.


  10. "Financial Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Brampton, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Edward Jones full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Love the culture & training

    Cons

    Not easy to be with EJ, great learning skills required

    Advice to Management

    Personal one to one training required


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