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Updated 17 April, 2019
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
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  • "Long hours - difficult to maintain work life balance" (in 77 reviews)

  • "Can't work full time for CR position" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Amazing culuture!"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team environment, learning and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Hierarchical structure , long timelines for approvals


  2. "Good opportunities"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good room for career opportunities
    Good share contribution plan
    Decent compensation

    Cons

    No retiree medical benefits as it was discontinued

  3. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Brockville, ON
    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Brockville, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Vacation, room for growth, continued learning

    Cons

    Can be difficult to move up if you start from the bottom as a teller


  4. "All the best"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good place for work life balance

    Cons

    Growth and new project opportunities are less


  5. "Senior Control Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Hamilton, ON
    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Hamilton, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent job, great team, life and work balance.

    Cons

    Restructured and relocated to Mississauga, Ontario.


  6. "software developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    awesome place to work,great ppl,career opportunities

    Cons

    nothing much to say everything is upto date


  7. "Customer Representation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good training, well to do people that you work with. Give good advise for future career.

    Cons

    Some customers can be diffacult

  8. "Analyst"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed Working Environment, Independent Contributor

    Cons

    No Career Growth within the Department

    Advice to Management

    Assist in Career Development & transition to next job


  9. "Bilingual Retail Banking Officer"

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    Current Employee - Bilingual Retail Banking Officer in Scarborough, ON
    Current Employee - Bilingual Retail Banking Officer in Scarborough, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Scotiabank is among the leading banks in Canada and you can get progressive career opportunities.

    Cons

    Nothing at all on my end


  10. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits, space for growth, good environment, Friendly people.

    Cons

    Training could be better,

    Advice to Management

    Training for current and new employees should be more practical. Facilities for the employee should be more comfortable.