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Updated Jan. 28, 2023

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3.7
68%
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78%
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Alterna Savings President & CEO Robert Paterson
Robert Paterson
71 Ratings
Pros
  • "Best work culture and work-life balance(in 12 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, pay was okay and good vacation(in 13 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

      What i like about the organsation

      Dec. 11, 2022 - Member Service Advisor in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly work environment and culture.

      Cons

      The salary growth is bad

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    2. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      So much work for a little pay

      Jan. 28, 2023 - Member Service Representative in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Its a good place for starters. Met some great people here.

      Cons

      Poor compensation , Poor system! Career development is poor. Training for staff is poor. Poor management culture

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    3. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Improvements

      Jan. 11, 2023 - Supervisor in Ottawa, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great people to work with

      Cons

      No competitive salary - advancement does not come with the expected pay raise

      1 person found this review helpful
    4. 1.0
      Current Employee

      Avoid working here

      Dec. 29, 2022 - Project Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Nothing is good about working here

      Cons

      Back stabbing culture, poor systems and overall lack of progressive culture. Management is clueless and self serving. Pay is horrible

      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Enviornment

      Nov. 6, 2022 - Data Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Reactive managers throughout the ladder Great compensation packages Team oriented mindset from department to department

      Cons

      I can't think of anything

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good start

      Nov. 15, 2022 - Personal Banking Associate 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good customer service, customers are maintaining accounts since long

      Cons

      Less customers, hard to complete sales targets

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great start for a finance career

      Oct. 24, 2022 - Member Service Specialist in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great benefit package Proactive management

      Cons

      Understaff issues that creates more work for everyone

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Oct. 1, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Good benefit Good experience Okay salary Some managers are very professional Family work life balance

      Cons

      Some unprofessional conduct from one or two colleagues other than that, great experience.

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company to work at

      Sep. 24, 2022 - Mortgage Advisor in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      efficient managment team, high business volume

      Cons

      always working overtime, very conservative underwriters

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      New team

      Sep. 17, 2022 - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Fun team to work with

      Cons

      Delay with ELT decision making

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    Alterna Savings has an overall rating of 3.7 out of 5, based on over 171 reviews left anonymously by employees. 68% of employees would recommend working at Alterna Savings to a friend and 74% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, Alterna Savings employees rate their compensation and benefits as 3.3 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at Alterna Savings. This rating has decreased by -1% over the last 12 months.

    68% of Alterna Savings employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Alterna Savings 3.7 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.8 for culture and values and 3.4 for career opportunities.

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