Charles Schwab
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www.aboutschwab.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

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By far the best employer that I've ever worked for.

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Phoenix, AZ (US)

I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for more than a year

ProsSchwab is very particular about the worker that they hire. They will not only test your skills, but your personality and fit for culture as well. Benefits are generous, although there is very little if any tuition reimbursement. VERY good work and life balance. Ample opportunity for advancement. Senior leaders are very smart, tuned in, and actually care. All of them answer e-mail. Will your CEO answer an e-mail with a well thought-out answer that you send him? Walt will.

ConsPay can be slightly below market in some areas. Company re-organizes frequently which can be confusing. You must be able to prioritize and juggle many projects at once. Lots of drive-by and last minute "this must be done now" requests.

Advice to Senior ManagementThis company is great because it's full of smart, talented people. Schwab is a huge target of head hunters looking to steal your greatest assets. Keep this in mind when computing bonus payout percentages.

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

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I worked at Charles Schwab full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Client and employee driven. Great place to work. Cons: They could pay more to the superstars. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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I have been working at Charles Schwab full-time for less than a year


Pros: Very smart people, great learning and working environment and life/work… Cons: One of the lower paying companies in the Financial Industry;… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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