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Old school mentality and salary caps

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Bank of the West

Pros

It is easy to network and there are some good managers.

Cons

Old systems and mentality makes it hard to get work done

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Invest in innovative thinkers. Annual merit increases value extrodinary workers and ordinary workers the same.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Capital Markets

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    Current Employee - Trader in Walnut Creek, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Trader in Walnut Creek, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The workload and hours are both manageable. Management is understanding of work life balance. Good access to market research and executives within the bank.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity to advance within the bank. Limited opportunity to work from home. Additionally, market related jobs must work when the market is closed.

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    none

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great on the job experiences

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Ramon, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Ramon, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Bank of the West values their customers and instill in its employees the importance of great customer service. The skills that are gained by working for this company are easily transferable within and outside of the organization.

    Cons

    The organization is very siloed. The HR screening process and salary increase limitations make it difficult to advance within the organization.

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    Nurture and grow your talent.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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