ICICI Bank Reviews

Updated 24 October, 2014
Updated 24 October, 2014
776 Reviews
3.2
776 Reviews
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ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda D. Kochhar
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Best place to learn corpora work style (in 18 reviews)

  • Opportunity to learn by doing and not just by reading (in 18 reviews)


Cons
  • Workload (mis)management ; Dismissive of work-life balance concept (in 78 reviews)

  • Long working hours hence no life work balance (in 74 reviews)

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  1.  

    The worst financial institution in North America

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at ICICI Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Its only good for new commers which dont requires any local experience.

    Cons

    SINKING SHIP. Fear regime. Corrupted system. No experience at managerial level. Its immigration hub facilitating employees from India rather than local hiring. Vaiolation of OSFI guide lines. No clarity. Hi staff turnover average of 3 years. Infair raiting. Very high volume of work load. Outsource to India andvery dificult to deal with. aBad reputation in business communities and industry. Declining performance in the 2 years.last

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It you wat to servive in North American Market replace all of current senior and middle mangers with local experienced managers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    OK to work but not very good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ICICI Bank full-time

    Pros

    flexible working environment, not much pressure

    Cons

    not good salary, not using good technology, always behind the world

    Recommends
  3.  

    Developing crisis management skill in a continuous changing environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at ICICI Bank

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to grow for talented employees
    Excellent training programs
    Process oriented
    Detail goal setting and performance review

    Cons

    Cultural difference - not adapted to Canadian culture
    Outsourcing back office functions to India - complicated the process
    Emphasis on process compliance instead of risk base analysis for optimum result

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Enhance communication within teams through regular meetings
    Encourage participation / feedback from employees
    Studying Canadian market practice for improving competitive advantage

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  5.  

    Wonderful experience at india' largest private sector bank

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Relationships Manager in Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Relationships Manager in Delhi (India)

    I worked at ICICI Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee friendly HR, focus on training of new joinees

    Cons

    Immediate bosses not good leaders.they are good managers but fail to nurture talents most of the time

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should focus on boss employee relations. also focus on lowest level employees, and people should not take the job as granted.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Branch Manager

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ICICI Bank

    Pros

    Learning and updation of day to day affairs when you work here we can work any where in the world.

    Cons

    Less salary
    work life balance
    promotion policy

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Lots of responsibilities, demanding role, learning experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Services Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Customer Services Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at ICICI Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Exposure to all that retail banking has to offer, lots to learn.

    Cons

    Work can be taxing as everyday is a challenge, sales pressure in the customer service segment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on service, less on sales

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Best bank to work in Pvt Sector

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ICICI Bank

    Pros

    Best culture, work ethics,learnings,development platform

    Cons

    Multitasking and need to be jack of all trades, parity in salary for same grades

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Nice

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Officer in Hyderābād (India)
    Current Employee - Officer in Hyderābād (India)

    I have been working at ICICI Bank full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    learn better, know the procees, undrstand the mangemnt, good experience and more to leran for sarters

    Cons

    completing the work in deadlines with out any mistake makes organisation reduce cost and increse the end user sastisfaction results in great pressure for employee if cannot manage well

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    very nice management, us the resourcess in better way to get best results

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Amazing Learning experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at ICICI Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Best place to learn corpora work style
    Flexibility in switching roles

    Cons

    no location flexibility
    lot of politicos
    less pay for junior management
    lot of friction between technology and business team

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    It was one of the best experiences. Great place to work if you are ambitious and have the eagerness to learn.

    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at ICICI Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Independence to work, challenging work, diverse teams, impressive leadership. Ability to shift through the company and pursue your career goals.

    Cons

    The execrations are set very high from the very first day

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