A place to learn, but not to stay long-term
I applied to Vanguard right out of college and worked in an entry-level role for a year and a half before leaving.
Vanguard's training is extensive in breadth and depth. However we used very little of what we learned in our actual work, and our securities licenses may have been a waste. Managers often tell employees to refer to dense and poorly - more ... organized "policies and procedures" manuals, or must do so themselves, rather than answering questions directly.
Much of Vanguard is an inbound call center, and work is monotonous. Pay is hourly and an employee's time is hyper-controlled. There ... - less
ProsBenefits and PTO -- Training -- Campus Amenities -- Sign-on bonus
ConsUncompetitive Salary -- Unchallenging Work -- Under-qualified Managers -- Poorly Organized Systems