Washington Mutual

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Great company that went under.

Senior Teller (Former Employee) Visalia, CA (US)

ProsGreat compensation compared to larger banks.

ConsUnfortunately it went under however was saved by JP Morgan Chase.

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

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    It's about leadership

    Vice President (Former Employee) Seattle, WA (US)

    I worked at Washington Mutual full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros: The vision was exciting at first and I was proud to be a part of WaMu.… Cons: Leadership--and by that I mean the C suite--got caught up in ego gratification and hubris. For… Advice to Senior Management: Learn from your mistakes and surround yourself with people who tell you the truth ...… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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    Great company---Culture was very good, but failure at senior levels ran the Bank into the ground.

    Financial Representative (Former Employee) Encinitas, CA (US)

    I worked at Washington Mutual

    Pros: Good pay, benefits, culture. Support in-house promotion vs. outside hiring unless.… Cons: Failure to see that risky lending practices and a greed for money took over vs.… Advice to Senior Management: I think the Bank could have remained a strong and solid Bank if it wasn't for the loosing of lending guidlines and a "race to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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