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Updated 24 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 culture and environment"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Book of business provided to you, salary for a new grad, and work environment

    Cons

    Hour long lunches is unnecessary. Would prefer flexible lunches

    Advice to Management

    Please allow employees to choose between 30 min or one hour lunches!


  2. "Small Business Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor, Small Business in Yorkton, SK
    Former Employee - Financial Advisor, Small Business in Yorkton, SK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, great benefits, friendly people

    Cons

    No room for much advancement

  3. "Review of FA position"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good growth opportunities and Great management

    Cons

    Aggressive sales targets
    Pressure to sell


  4. "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


  5. "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


  6. "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.


  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. "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


  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. "Awesome place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    great people, great culture, greta benefits

    Cons

    long hours, politics, manager dependant