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Impressing customers and stoking egosseem to be the third and fourth reasons for thousands of VPs and scores of MDs. In both B2C and B2B functions,say headhunters and even some bank executives,customer perception is crucial.

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  • Why is being a *VP such a big deal?

  • Because with that title would be an automatic pay bump if he was under the VP pay range, via HR policy. I work for a financial services company and being a *VP of any kind is a very big deal. . . . Most VPs have at least 70 or so employees under them and way more if you count consultants.

  • How many employees does a VP usually have?

  • Most VPs have at least 70 or so employees under them and way more if you count consultants. I like pie! It really depends on the organization on what being a ‘VP’ means. At Countrywide (way before BofA purchased them), a VP was someone who managed 12 people or more.

  • What is it like to be a VP in IT/ops?

  • A VP in IT or Ops can easily be at the mercy of some associate or even analyst making all sorts of noise with his superiors concerning a problem that’s affecting his money making ability, real or perceived.

  • What exactly is a VP position?

  • At Countrywide (way before BofA purchased them), a VP was someone who managed 12 people or more. A guy I knew at Countrywide told me about attempts his boss tried to expand the number of staff in order to qualify for the Vice President title. I don’t work for a bank, but I do work for a very title heavy company.