Western Financial Group - Not a good fit | Glassdoor.ca
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Not a good fit"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Regional Director in Winnipeg, MB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    As a part of the executive you are able to see first hand what it means to be “top heavy”

    Cons

    Be prepared to compromise your morals in order to “fit in”.

    Advice to Management

    Stop making knee jerk decisions that have profound impacts on peoples lives. You should be ashamed of yourselves. I won't get into specifics but you need to practice what you preach. There are those that will do and say anything to protect themselves and to advance. This approach does not have any longevity. Treating people who have a genuine concern for the well being of those in the field like they have 2... heads and rewarding those that spend their time treating the field like they are expendable will and is starting to catch up,

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    Western Financial Group2019-06-23
  1. "Branch Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Vegreville, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Vacation, Career Advancement, Benefit Packages, Inclusion of everyone

    Cons

    Caring too much for Clients, take things personally when we cant help them

    Advice to Management

    Continue to work with your people on a daily basis, it helps keep them engaged

    Western Financial Group2019-02-20
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Desjardins ruined this company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Finance in High River, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Benefits, Salary, Opportunity for bonus, Location

    Cons

    When purchased by Desjardins the culture changed....not for the better

    Western Financial Group2019-11-02

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