Bank of the Philippine Islands Reviews

Updated May 6, 2021

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Bank of the Philippine Islands President and Director Aurelio Montinola III (no image)
Aurelio Montinola III
132 Ratings
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  • "relatively low salary compared to other major banks(in 22 reviews)

  • "Long hours of work and Saturday meetings(in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Mainframe Programmer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Programmer in Slave Lake, AB

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Efficient and lively work environment. Good programming experience

    Cons

    Low salary and insufficient compensations

  2. "Good"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mortgage Officer in Saskatoon, SK
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Good people. Good environment. Good office location.

    Cons

    Bad process. Low salary. Not automated. Higher management doesnt listen.


  3. "Very Good Company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Manager 
    Recommends

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Good Benefits Considerate Management Work environment is like family

    Cons

    Long hours of work and Saturday meetings

  4. "greatbenefits"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    benefits, health care, great employees

    Cons

    management, slow to adapt to technology

  5. "Conservative and tight culture"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
     
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands

    Pros

    The professional culture is good. Changes were made by the current executives, resulted to a more relaxed environment. Good pay and benefits if you are an officer. They also offer stock purchase.

    Cons

    Too traditional and seniority still exists. The process to request supplies are so slow. Top management are open to listen but does not implement.

  6. "Happy to be working here"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Operations Head in Taguig
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    -great benefits -kind and happy co workers -happy working environment

    Cons

    -utmost focus, efficiency and high standard of compliance is needed for the job

  7. "Slow internal systems, nice people, not so much mentorship, average pay"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Makati City
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People are nice, a lot of bosses are very chill, inside Makati so all restos are walking distance, it has good reputation.

    Cons

    They can't make talented people stay because the pay is just so-so. No mentorship because older employees like sticking to status quo. BPI lacks analytics and good data management so it's frustrating. Not so much mentorship. PEOPLE GOSSIP A LOT.

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  8. "Stable"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Associate 

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good working environment Very stable company Good benefits for no experience individuals

    Cons

    Understaffed Workload might be too much on some days Slow paced promotion

  9. "One of the best banks in the country"

    5.0
    Current Employee - MIS Assistant in Makati City

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Oldest Bank in the Philippines - Pioneer

    Cons

    None yet as of the moment

  10. "A good experience overall for career advancement"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales and Marketing Associate in Makati City

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - quarterly bonus - yearly increase - companu reputation

    Cons

    - management issues - hierarchy issues - working hours

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