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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated Dec 10, 2019

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3.6
68%
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74%
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Scotiabank CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,199 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance was sometimes tough, but that might vary by department(in 91 reviews)

  • "Long hours when steering committee meetings came close(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Very good working environment and culture"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Agent in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good working environment and culture

    Cons

    A little challenging moving to another department

    Scotiabank2019-12-10
  2. "Great company overall"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - a lot of opportunities to grow - wide range of technologies in use and implemented - good benefits

    Cons

    - work/life balance suffers due to a need to work overtime or support - management does not have a clear strategy, it is 'let's try this' and see how it goes approach - management has no desire to develop a person, they leave it to an individual to develop themselves and so people often come and leave the team

    Advice to Management

    Success of the business raises and falls on LEADERSHIP and not PEOPLE. It would be great if people in management and executive positions can learn how to LEAD.

    Scotiabank2019-12-09
  3. "Good Corporate Job"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steady pay, decent benefits, flex hours

    Cons

    Lots of politics and favoritism.

    Advice to Management

    Accept hard truths

    Scotiabank2019-12-10
  4. "Great place"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place. Good people. Excellent profitable company

    Cons

    No opportunity to get promoted and bad leadership within IT

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you have done right for the past 189 years

    Scotiabank2019-12-09
  5. "Good job"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    management is amazing coworkers are great the job in general is really good

    Cons

    Customers can be mean but the job

    Scotiabank2019-12-06
  6. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Universal Banker 

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Everything was good. Managers were nice.

    Cons

    Busy, long lineup, atms were down

    Scotiabank2019-12-06
  7. "Co-op Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Business Student in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work Employs hundreds of students each term with friendly opportunities and case competitions to leave a mark with management

    Cons

    Work may be repetitive at times but as is many entry level positions

    Scotiabank2019-12-04
  8. "Great working environment"

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    Current Employee - Project Coordinator (Retail) in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very nice place to work... staff and management are nice

    Cons

    all works well here. just needed a change of career

    Advice to Management

    none

    Scotiabank2019-12-04
  9. "Great place to work as a student"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Accommodate to your schedule

    Cons

    The banks have short work hours

    Scotiabank2019-12-04
  10. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Great training programs, great managers

    Cons

    None that I can think of at the moment

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work!

    Scotiabank2019-12-03
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