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Updated 19 June, 2018
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
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  • "work-life balance could be better" (in 65 reviews)

  • "Sometimes treat them in a different way with full time employees, especially faced with opportunities" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "amazing place"

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

    Pros

    easy going fast pace great benefits

    Cons

    long days, busy everyday, on the go


  2. "decent co-op good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    - flexible, interesting work, nice location

    Cons

    - not enough to do, minimal involvement with the rest of the teams activities

  3. "Senior Financial Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, and bonus structure.
    Customer focused compared to competitive companies which have a lot more focus on sales
    Good opportunity to progress

    Cons

    Micro Management to a certain extent.


  4. "Customer Service Officer"

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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

    Lots of support from managers and co-workers. Incentives to work hard. An excellent starting place.

    Cons

    Can get repetitive, sometimes stressful.


  5. "MCS"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    enthusiastic and positive environment
    consistent work
    awesome hours that are monday to friday 9-5
    friendly coworkers

    Cons

    lack of proper training
    small branch with limited opportunity for growth in the area


  6. "Financial Adviser"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great place and work culture and good pension plan for employee and ESOP

    Cons

    Salary is not competent as compared to other FI


  7. "Great employee culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Great culture, friendly coworkers, fulfilling training

    Cons

    Training takes a little longer than expected

  8. "CSR"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edmonton, AB
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly management good training . Great managers

    Cons

    Not enough opportunities available for growth.

    Advice to Management

    More career opportunities should be there.


  9. "Easy to get by, not an exciting place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Reasonable expectations of branch/retail staff. Management polite, if a little distant.

    Cons

    The hierarchy and opportunities within the company were not always clear. The benefits were not exciting or engaging. There was not a lot of attention given to personal development or goals, beyond hitting certain numbers.


  10. "Customer Support Officer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good team, Great training , Work independently

    Cons

    Short staff, Pressure from management


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