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Updated 18 August, 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. "Former banker"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits, and good working environment

    Cons

    typical big 5 bank bureaucracy, and can get a little repetitive at the branch


  2. "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
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    variety of perks (i.e. points to use towards purchasing what I want, branch prizes and or recognition, holiday celebrations, yearly partys, yealy bonus, increases each year)

    Cons

    Performance reviews every 3 months (feels like they were done monthly)

    Advice to Management

    Provide better training to supervisors so they can properly supervise and preovide training, coaching, feedback in a constructive appropriate manner.

  3. "Corporate Receptionist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Amazing team members at head-office and room and chances for growth!

    Cons

    Very back dated IT support and less organized than other corporate structures.

    Advice to Management

    You could do so much more to focus and support on those who are trying more innovative ideas.


  4. "Great place to start"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Gain valuable transferable skills that helps in various industry

    Cons

    Frequent organizational changes and wages are average


  5. "Great employer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Advisor in London, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Advisor in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Employer has a leading edge mentality to be the employer of choice, while also being focused on service excellence.

    Cons

    Upcoming changes to benefits, yet still aligning itself with it's competition.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  6. "Neutral review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    -Flexible work schedule.
    - nice office space

    Cons

    very hard to get promoted


  7. "Corporate Banking"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    - the people
    - team outings

    Cons

    - need to show face even when your team isn't busy

  8. "Constantly being challenged with stretch assignments. Perform well, and you advance."

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    A large organization with many routes for career progression.

    Cons

    Technology need to be upgraded

    Advice to Management

    Romance the employees you want to retain.


  9. "QA Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    to find defect and release the product defect free

    Cons

    need to use more userfriendly tools


  10. "Analyst"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and great team.

    Cons

    Salary levels need to be increased to market rate.


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