Alterna Savings Reviews

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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3.7
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Alterna Savings President & CEO Robert Paterson
Robert Paterson
57 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good benefits, pay was okay and good vacation(in 13 reviews)

  • "Best work culture and work-life balance(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Senior management is rude and demanding(in 7 reviews)

  • "Very low pay and lack of organization(in 4 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Banking Officer

      Jan 21, 2022 - Banking Officer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of opportunities to grow.

      Cons

      There are no cons I can’t think of

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good group of people

      Jan 7, 2022 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A very well intentioned group of people work here. Makes it a pleasure.

      Cons

      Lack of focus on Alterna Bank by Senior Exec

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    3. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Overwork and underpay employees

      Jan 18, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Decent benefits and pension plan

      Cons

      -CEO Rob Paterson is two-faced -Underpay employees -Overwork employees -Toxic culture

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee

      great

      Jan 13, 2022 - Teller II in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      great customer experience with alot of learning

      Cons

      less products to learn about

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Nov 26, 2021 - Credit Operations in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The Work environment was positive

      Cons

      I do not have any pros

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice comany

      Nov 10, 2021 - Member Service Specialist in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It's a very nice place to work

      Cons

      Pay increase are usually slow to get.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Nice people all around

      Nov 5, 2021 - AML Compliance Officer in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Good coffee Close to amnesties

      Cons

      Low salary No paid overtime

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place

      Oct 27, 2021 - MSS Advisor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      really lovely team work here

      Cons

      salary not so competitive compared to other FIs

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok

      Nov 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits, good staff rates, nice office

      Cons

      terrible salary no career advancement overworked, underpaid

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Nice people

      Sep 13, 2021 - Member Service Specialist in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team, benefits, flexible work hours

      Cons

      Clients can be not nice.

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