E*TRADE Financial

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6 people found this helpful  

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

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  • Career Opportunities
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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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good first job

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Representative in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Representative in Alpharetta, GA (US)

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

    Pros

    Etrade will train you to get your Series 7 brokers license. If you are not opposed to moving around there is some ooportunity for advancement. The company is small and earning potential is limited. It is good company to get some experience and go somewhere else to use it.

    Cons

    No real up earning potential because of company size and corporate structure. Company is top heavy with management and is not taken seriously by serious investors. You always get the feeling the company is about to sold or is on the market for a buyer.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make up you mind what you want to be, either an investment firm providing solid investment advice or a cheap gimmicky discount broker.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    E*TRADE Financial

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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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