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On average, employees at The Vanguard Group give their company a 3.9 rating out of 5.0 - which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest The Vanguard Group employees are Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.3.

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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 49 The Vanguard Group Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.8
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
3.8
Way You Work
3.9
Work Setting
3.9
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"Vanguard is a large company that still has the values and personality of a small company."
Posted 13 years ago in Malvern, PA
Team Leader

"The Vanguard Group is a leader in integrity and superior internal/external client service."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Opportunity for ongoing professional development."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Travel distance from home, and not open to telecommuting."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Consider a work-from-home situation if the position allows; incorporate a written understanding of specific performance expectations both on the company's and the employee's part, so that the rights of both employer/employee are acknowledged, respected, and adhered to during performance appraisal processes."

Internal Auditor

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Beautiful campus."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Not a very creative environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Become more personable and enjoy themselves more."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.9
The Vanguard Group (71)

4.6 Highest Rated in this Industry is 411 Locals (6)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is David Lerner Associates (11)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (5,292)
QA Analyst

"Vanguard was my Client."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Type of work and people."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Great place! You will love it."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"A consultant can work for 3 years in a row. I wish it was longer."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"It's a great management with minimal suggestion required from team."

Senior Software Developer

"It was nice company."

Manager

"Excellent company."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Career opportunities."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep doing what they are doing."

Senior Developer

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"It really is a great company to work."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Everything is fine."

Operations Manager

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Industry leading reputation and solid performance record."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Limited professional growth/income opportunities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More consistent and standard evaluation of employees to identify non-producers. Incorporate better way to compensate top performers rather than current flat ratings scale."

Personal Agent

"Good job."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Flexible."

Fixed Income Trader

"Good place to hang."

Universal Associate

"A great place to work."

QA Analyst

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Growth opportunities."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Get prepared in retail and institutional benefits."

Operations Administrator

"Good company to work for but I didn't like the cubicle environment."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Friendly environment but job stability was very good."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The pay is below par."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"I didn't like the cubicle world."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My management team was very supportive and helpful."

Senior UX Lead

"Very rigid formal atmosphere."

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Not much."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Everything. Inflexible work practices, bureaucracy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Change management. Come into this century, lose the suits."

Relationship Manager

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Career growth opportunities, the people and the clients."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself. You'll either fit in with the culture or you won't."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"Nothing."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please start more actively hiring again."

Education Savings Specialist

What do you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"I loved the opportunities provided to me as I continued to showcase my talents and skills and obtain a stronger financial knowledge."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show up confident and showcase your credentials. You have to have an humble, pleasant attitude that says I ready to work and prepared for anything that will aid in my success."

What don't you like about working at The Vanguard Group?

"The lack of flexibility, the only reason I left was because I was seeking a flexible schedule to move from full time employment to part time hours."

The Vanguard Group Reviews FAQs

Is The Vanguard Group a good company to work for?

The Vanguard Group has an overall rating of 3.9 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 49 The Vanguard Group Review Ratings left anonymously by The Vanguard Group employees, which is equal to the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 92% of employees would recommend working at The Vanguard Group.

Does The Vanguard Group pay their employees well?

The Vanguard Group employees earn $46,000 annually on average, or $22 per hour, which is 30% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 35 The Vanguard Group employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find The Vanguard Group Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at The Vanguard Group?

92% of employees would recommend working at The Vanguard Group with the overall rating of 3.9 out of 5. Employees also rated The Vanguard Group 3.8 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.0 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 3.8 for support you get.

What are the pros and cons of working at The Vanguard Group?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at The Vanguard Group to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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