Retirement Plan Specialist (Former Employee) – Tampa, FL – November 26, 2018
If you can secure the required licenses, you can have a great career. They pay for books and test fees upfront when youre ready to take the licensing exams. I havent seen another Investment Firm offer to do that.
RPS Client Transactions (Former Employee) – Colorado Springs, CO – November 26, 2018
Depending on where you hire in, will dictate your experience... While it is one company it is a house divided in 2; Retirement Plans & Retail Investing.
Retail is very mentally interesting & will provide you a solid & yet diverse base line knowledge of the industry you are working in, as well as, opportunities to seek out expanded knowledge & licensing. It will empower you to "ADVOCATE" for the clients goals while executing the companies mission for "World Class Customer Service & Client Experience".
RPS is more "Technical, Transactional, & Rules Rigid" with no real need to know Who, What, & Why... only HOW. There is no real opportunity for CLIENT ADVOCATION, unless & until you seek out a role in "RPS Relationships" such as a CAM or RM but they are very difficult to go into because there is little to no movement in those roles... once there you still are not in a "Client Advocation" role as much as you are in a "Client Consultation/Education Role". The upside to RPS Technical roles is the option to work from home which is the incentive that keeps many people in those positions despite the ever unpredictable last minute OT Calls.
COS is a small campus so the typical corporate cliche' of "WHO you know is more important than WHAT you know" applies in their clicks. Managers that promote to other roles in another department take their friends (supervisors) with them. I have seen a Lead Manager take every Supervisor under them with them to their next departmental endeavor, more than once.
There is no shortage of Corporate Learning & Development opportunities ifmore... you can get workflow to allow for it. Outside of the phone groups there is less "micro-management" but that is in the process of changing with "Enlighten" & "Variant"... The best of the 1990's micromanagement software programs which you would expect in phone groups but typical of any Corporation, once they spend the money on it , they want even the "Square Pegs to fit in that expensive Round Hole".less
Good People, Decent Benefits, Supportive Managers, Ok Pay, Onsite Gym & Cafe
Desktop Support (Current Employee) – Maryland – October 20, 2018
Beware, they are downsizing a bit, it is almost impossible to get converted if you are a contractor looking for a full time position, and job security is not the greatest. Great atmosphere, good work/life balance, and great coworkers.
Retail Account Manager (Current Employee) – Colorado Springs, CO – October 14, 2018
It was a pretty good working environment. The people there were very nice and the management was very helpful. They are very effective and thorough in their training, so I didn't feel completely lost. They do sometimes ask other responsibilities, which as an intern I did not mind doing. The down side is they wanted to train me to do additional work without increasing my pay which I was not fond of. They do have several departments that all coordinate with each other, but sometimes there feels a disconnect. Overall, it was pretty okay.
laid back and easy
work can be stressful, management could take a while to respond
Senior Specialist - Special Correspondence Group (Current Employee) – Tampa, FL – October 5, 2018
T. Rowe Price is an excellent company to work for. There is a small variety of jobs available in Tampa, primarily phone and processing roles along with the management roles to oversee them. Additionally, the Tampa location is closing in less than a year. This is a great company to work for in an entry level or management role, but limited opportunities outside of that. Compensation is lower, but benefits are higher.
Good benefits, excellent culture
Lower salary, limited opportunities, Tampa site closing
T. Rowe is a good company to work for, but there going through a lot of organizational changes, therefore if you don't like change it won't be good for you. There benefits are great, but compensation is not competitive. A good portion of all their teams use Agile methodology. Hardest part is dealing with disparate undocumented databases. Best part is working with cool technology.
Retail Associate (Former Employee) – Colorado Springs, CO – September 20, 2018
Amenities on site are very nice. There is a great cafeteria and a decent gym. The insurance benefits are quite good as well.
Poorly managed, very stressful. Promotions are not based on merit. Underpaid considering how technical the role is. Avoid the RAM department if you are interested in becoming an advisor because they will not sponsor you for your licensing in this department. Very high turnover rate, most of which is negative attrition.
Participant Service Center Supervisor (Former Employee) – Owings Mills, MD – September 14, 2018
I had a great time working there for the first few years, but after we had some new management come in, the atmosphere changed and it became extremely stressful. The training they provide is second to none. Great!
Great place to work and learn. Best Benefits ever!
Low salary and bad management at the end of my tenure