Wilshire Associates Reviews

Updated 18 Jul 2020

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2.7
38%
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22%
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Wilshire Associates CEO and Chairman of the Board Dennis A. Tito
Dennis A. Tito
56 Ratings
Pros
  • "Can't beat the beautiful every day weather in Santa Monica(in 9 reviews)

  • "Great people who take the time to mentor/coach you(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Very low pay, and no 401K match(in 13 reviews)

  • "no 401k match (which is odd for an investment consulting firm)(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work for"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Refund Recivery Specialist/Collector in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture Inspiring Management If you want best experience, this is the company to work for

    Cons

    Low work life balance Poor policies

  2. "Terrible management, bad benefits, bad pay, hyper-political , vindictive executive and high turnover (for good reason)"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Los Angeles, CA
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are some nice people in the middle and lower ranks.

    Cons

    Terrible management, bad benefits, bad pay, hyper-political , vindictive executive and high turnover (for good reason)

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  3. "Don't work here below VP level"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Santa Monica, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    work/life balance is alright Healthcare is paid for

    Cons

    Work atmosphere is terrible and toxic Management does not care about lower level employees Technology is ancient and glitchy Must wear a tie everyday No work from home allowed

  4. "They are centered on Senior Management getting Paid"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Some people are fantastic to work with

    Cons

    No 401k match, no professional development programs, poor diversity, high risk with low reward, no support from management, poor work life balance

  5. "Sinking Ship"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart people Work-life balance Good reputation Free snacks

    Cons

    Terrible management No reinvestment Slow-paced Poor resource management Below market comp

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  6. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Staff Accountant 

    I have been working at Wilshire Associates full-time

    Pros

    More hands on experience with monthly/quarterly/annual reporting/financial statements Good work life balance

    Cons

    Growth to a senior level is difficult.

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Terrible dead end job"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Location in santa monica is positive

    Cons

    Cheap, disorganized, old tech, going nowhere

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Aweful Experience!"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Santa Monica, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    From the kitchen you can see Santa Monica Peer

    Cons

    Low pay The company doesn’t care about its employees at all No 401k match Top heavy No challenge no creativity, only work so top people get richer. Highest turnover of employees Cold office in winter and hot in summer Super expensive parking And hundreds more!

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  9. "Analyst"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work environment, compensation, people

    Cons

    Can be boring at times

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "A great place to be from"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Vice President in Santa Monica, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Wilshire Associates full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good training ground Solid external reputation Attrition leads to above average advancement opportunities

    Cons

    A top heavy organizational structure Below market comp and benefits Poor leadership High Turnover

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