Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 27, 2020

To filter reviews, or .
4.0
81%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada President, CEO, and Director Louis Vachon
Louis Vachon
470 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "French is required if you want to be promoted(in 27 reviews)

  • "Most senior positions are in montreal, not alot of growth in Toronto(in 16 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

Reviews about "work life balance"

Return to all Reviews
  1. "Loved to work at National Bank"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Mortgage Loan Officer in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance was good

    Cons

    Provide better incentives for people that really work

    Continue reading

    Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada Response

    February 12, 2020

    Thank you for your comment. For your information, the Bank is modernizing its performance evaluation system. From now on, the corporate values (expected behaviors) of partnership, agility and empowerment count as much as the business objectives.

  2. "good place to start career"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Services Representative 

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time

    Pros

    work-life balance is good, benefits are ok, salary is good compared to other banks

    Cons

    not well known in western regions

    Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada Response

    February 27, 2020

    Thank you very much for your comment!

  3. "it depends where you land"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Agilent 

    I have been working at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    National Bank is huge and every department has a different culture. It's easy to move within the company, so you have a good chance of finding your fit. Jobs are well paid and the work-life balance is very good.

    Cons

    Highly political, corporate, not transparent environment.

  4. "Management needs improvement."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Customer Service Representative in Brampton, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work life balance. Easy commute.

    Cons

    Not the best pay for responsibility. Some management employees should not be in their 7position. I've been bullied and I've seen other people being bullied and there is no one to help you.

    Continue reading

    Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada Response

    February 13, 2020

    « Greetings, We thank you for your comments. We are very sorry to know that you had a negative experience working in our organization. National Bank of Canada takes very seriously behaviors that you described and have a zero-tolerance policy towards these misconducts. Note that we have multiple resources within the organization, present to help and guide you through your journey with us. We refer you to the HR Advisory Centre or the Employees Ombudsman Office should you wish to talk anonymously about the issues you experienced. Regards”

  5. "Excellent organization."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time

    Pros

    Work / life balance, great colleagues, excellent opportunity to be part of an organization doing a good job of digital transformation.

    Cons

    In an organization of 20K+ employees, only one VP (to my knowledge) is a visible minority, even though the company has an overall visible minority population over 30%. Limited career growth opportunities in GTA.

    Continue reading
  6. "Good place when you work for a good person"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Business Analyst in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good Benefits Flexibility and work-life balance Potential for advancement

    Cons

    Internal politics are a hindrance to efficiency

  7. "Good bank to join if you are Montreal or at end your career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great working conditions/benefits Work/life balance Good colleagues Caring managers

    Cons

    If you are starting your careers and outside Montreal there are limited opportunities to grow French is required if you want to be promoted

    Continue reading
  8. "Great place"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Big organisation which creates the usual issues

    Continue reading
  9. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great culture, great work life balance, great benefits

    Cons

    A bit behind in terms of technology

    Continue reading

    Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada Response

    December 24, 2019

    Thank you for your feedback and for continuing to be an ambassador for the Bank!

  10. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Java Developer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Banque Nationale du Canada/National Bank of Canada full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great growth opportunity Friendly environment Good work life balance

    Cons

    No free coffee No relax area

    Continue reading
Found 43 reviews