BB&T
3.3 of 5 399 reviews
www.bbt.com Winston-Salem, NC 5000+ Employees

BB&T Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.3 399 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

BB&T Chairman & CEO Kelly S. King

Kelly S. King

(256 ratings)

65% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "value every employee and their work/life balance, especially in the wealth division"
    in 16 reviews
  • "Good benefits and team-mates, overall a pretty good place to work"
    in 29 reviews
Cons:
  • "no room for advancement, sales goals that are met are never appreciated"
    in 15 reviews
  • "little room for advancement for those who have not gone through Leadership Development Program"
    in 8 reviews
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Average at best

Relationship Banker I (Former Employee)

I worked at BB&T full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat people, decent benefits and bank holidays

ConsManagement out of tune.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more in touch.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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I love the people I work with and our clients are the best.

Certified Senior Teller (Current Employee)
Roanoke Rapids, NC (US)

I have been working at BB&T part-time for more than 3 years

ProsTraining and updating are awesome. The banking rules and regulations change frequently, BB&T keeps its employees apprised and provides the training necessary.

ConsThey like to keep part-time tellers exclusively. Only two tellers at each branch are full time in my area.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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In the begining it was wonderful

Account Balancer (Former Employee)
Charlotte, NC (US)

I worked at BB&T full-time for more than 5 years

ProsA chance to move to other departments

Conscompany is not family friendly

Advice to Senior ManagementBe able to show empathy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great corporate Culture

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at BB&T full-time for less than a year

ProsMany Opportunities for young professionals.

ConsMostly based in the Southeast. (Currently Expanding)

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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BB&T has been a great experience over the last year

Sales and Services Officer (Current Employee)

I have been working at BB&T full-time for more than a year

ProsBB&T has some great people, people with principles and ethics that do things that benefit the client and do things the right way. Very refreshing to see in the industry. Good benefits, decent pay.

ConsSystems and processes could be better, recent changes in Client Service Unit have not been handled well. Pay is average to below average

Advice to Senior ManagementRethink the compensation model of the SSOs

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company To Work For

Teller (Former Employee)
Apex, NC (US)

I worked at BB&T part-time for less than a year

ProsThey have excellent benefits and the people treat you extremely well. Everyone was extremely helpful and welcoming

ConsI didn't really have too much to complain about during my time with BB&T

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very efficient, stable bank.

Teller (Former Employee)
Somerset, KY (US)

I worked at BB&T full-time for more than a year

ProsBenefits were great, opportunities to advance abounded, and there were several reward/recognition programs in place for merit.

ConsIt can always be difficult to work for such a large company. Sometimes you feel like a number. But even then, you get to know management from your region and establish working relationships with many people within yourr footprint.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay true to the values that got you here.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Work well with clients and associates.

Market Leader (Current Employee)
West Palm Beach, FL (US)

I have been working at BB&T full-time for more than 5 years

ProsExcellent benefits and training, very diversified company, have all the right tools to get the job done.

ConsLittle bit short staffed, working on hiring more employees to fill positions.

Advice to Senior ManagementAlways hire the person who in your opinion you think will get the job done.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Nice place

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at BB&T

ProsThey have very good benefits.

ConsVery hard to advance your career.

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Says that they value work/ family balance, however all is not as it seems. Management will misrepresent job demands.

Commercial Appraiser (Current Employee)

I have been working at BB&T full-time for less than a year

Pros4 days per year vacation. You get all the post it notepads that you want. They even give you a computer and a stapler.

ConsHiring manager says that they value work/ family life balance, and that this is a 40 hour per week job. After hire, it was demanded that I work 70 hours per week if I value my job. I am a professional in my field with over 20 yrs experience at other banks, so I am familiar with job demands at competing institutions.

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you really value work/ family balance, then live by those values. If you dont value work/ family balance, dont say that you do during hiring interviews. Maybe be up front and say that your really dont care and if you want to work for BB&T, be prepared to work 80 hours per week, including weekends.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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