Scotiabank Reviews

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
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  1. "Great company, which cares a lot for their employees"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - FP&A Director in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Flexibility Interest work Some opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Quite poor work life balance

  2. "Great team"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Halifax, NS
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and great team

    Cons

    Slow in salary increase and career development


  3. "pretty good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    overall very good experience, they help you a lot

    Cons

    nothing bad to say, everyones supportive

  4. "Loved it"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great mgmt and learning opportunities

    Cons

    Cafe had limited options, cant think of any others

  5. "Solid benefits"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Universal Banker 

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Benefits, Sick and Personal Time

    Cons

    Low wage, Slow career progression

  6. "Great Place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, very supportive

    Cons

    The salaries are low in comparison with other banks

  7. "At the bank."

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supervisor in Burnaby, BC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong corporate culture and structure

    Cons

    corporate culture can be rigid also

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Scotiabank FA"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits Learn about investing and finance

    Cons

    Micromanaged Sales Pressure Low pay for work done

  9. "Good place to work if you require structure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Small Business Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Clear job requirements and many people who will help direct you to your goals.

    Cons

    Not much creativity for solutions, policy rules all even when it doesn't make sense.

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  10. "Great flexible work hours"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great flexible work hours and staff

    Cons

    Although not bad, Pay can be better

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