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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated Aug 20, 2019

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Scotiabank CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1107 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance was sometimes tough, but that might vary by department(in 83 reviews)

  • "Very long hours, HR is not very helpful(in 47 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing culuture!"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great team environment, learning and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Hierarchical structure , long timelines for approvals

    Scotiabank2019-04-16
  2. "Over all fair and good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice environment, fair pay, good work life balance

    Cons

    The working and approving process can be very long

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  3. "Compensation Professional"

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    Current Employee - Manager Compensation in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work environment. Overall very good employee experience.

    Cons

    None. Employer provides a great work experience

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great leadership

    Scotiabank2019-08-17
  4. "Dont get locked in to a bad location"

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    Former Employee - Small Business Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good benefits, training ,

    Cons

    Hitting Sales metrics are important for your performance evaluation metrics and career advancement. Opportunity for success varies significantly depending on your territory. If you're assigned to a sub optimal location you may have great difficulty achieving required performance to advance your career

    Scotiabank2019-08-16
  5. "Overall great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great opportunities for growth within company -Employee benefits

    Cons

    - Poor support teams

    Advice to Management

    Be less focused on money and budgets and invest in resources that will help branches increase efficiency and customer experience.

    Scotiabank2019-08-15
  6. "Working as branch manager"

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    Former Employee - Branch Manager 

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -A lot of free time

    Cons

    -Meeting sales target for the team

    Advice to Management

    -Be more open-minded as to about results.

    Scotiabank2019-08-15
  7. "World best workplace"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    wide range of opportuinities that enhances growth, supportive staff, and it is an organisation that supports diversity and inclusion. Good benefits and salary.

    Cons

    if you are more interested in growth and team performance, Scotiabank is a place for you.

    Advice to Management

    Better salary

    Scotiabank2019-08-14
  8. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Winnipeg, MB

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay for amount of work

    Cons

    Could be a better focus on employee progression

    Scotiabank2019-08-14
  9. "Pay is poor compared to other banks"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    work life is good, the work around your schedule (School) Newer scotiabank have better systems

    Cons

    Pay is low benefits are average

    Scotiabank2019-08-12
  10. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Amazing staff and friendly place to work

    Cons

    not enough vacation time for part timers

    Scotiabank2019-08-09
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