Wells Fargo operates a multinational diversified financial service, it is the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by assets and second largest by market capitalization. They were founded in New York City in March of 1852.
Since then the company has grown to a worldwide market and has since moved their headquarters to San Francisco. While most of the country has at least one retail branch there are a few states that may have a part of the Wells Fargo business but does not have a retail banking location.
Wells Fargo has retail banking locations, investment banking, commercial banking, mortgages, consumer finance, insurance and pay day advances. By 2010 Well Fargo had over 6,000 locations and over 280,000 employees.
As a retail banking location Wells Fargo has many opportunities for you to enjoy. A great place to start in the Wells Fargo team is as a teller. As a teller you will be assisting customers as they make withdraws, deposits, and checking of bank balances. This position is probably the one that your customers will see the most, so a friendly attitude is a must.
Another position at Wells Fargo is the personal baker. You'll be there with your clients every step of the way. As a personal banker you'll be responsible for trying to find the best financial fit for Wells Fargo customers. You'll help them with goals and build a relationship with them to ensure customer satisfaction.
While being a part of your customer's daily interaction is great it's not a great fit for some people. That doesn't mean that you can't find a place at Wells Fargo. You could work as one of their many applications/systems engineers, web developers, or one of the information security analysts.
Wells Fargo job benefits include, but not limited to:
- vision plans
- paid time off
- 401(k) plan
- discounts & savings
- wellness benefits
- commuter benefits
- tuition reimbursement
- adoption reimbursement
Starting off as a bank teller with Wells Fargo is usually the way most people start off, as it is the position that is widely available nationwide. They are very well established and for people interested in working for a prestigious bank, this is one of the first places to look.