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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated 15 February, 2019
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  • "no work life balance, doesnt pay well" (in 75 reviews)

  • "high turnover amongst full-time employee" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Programmer Analyst Advisory"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst Advisory in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Programmer Analyst Advisory in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Understanding Management and the effort and work is recognized and appreciated.

    Cons

    No cons as of now

    Advice to Management

    Nothing as of now


  2. "Director"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Diversity. Inclusion. Promotes Women in Senior Leadership.

    Cons

    Risk Management. Male dominated capital markets.

    Advice to Management

    Pay your employees.

  3. "Customer Service Representative"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment and co-workers

    Cons

    Little pay in comparison to responsibilities


  4. "Senior Credit Risk Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    -good work life balance although hectic at times
    -large organization with lots of opportunities to move around and learn something new

    Cons

    -sometimes direct supervisors don't communicate things properly
    -small fish in a big pond feeling depending on your department


  5. "Good/Flexible hours + Nice people tow ork with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    - good customer service experience; learn about financial sector/inner working of retail banking

    Cons

    - training slightly unorganized
    - experience dependent on management


  6. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Abundant growth opportunities and learning experience

    Cons

    The pressure to be better everyday


  7. "Analyst"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - On the path for growth to compete better with other banks and more opportunities to grow with in

    Cons

    - Poor office culture
    - Outdated processes
    - Under paying staff compared to market

  8. "Always been good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Advisor in Williams Lake, BC
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Advisor in Williams Lake, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible, rewarding, appreciated, moved up quickly, achievements are acknowledged

    Cons

    Behind the times, technology in the stone age,

    Advice to Management

    Be more team oriented in sales approach


  9. "Great place to launch career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, I have learned a lot and I genuinely enjoy coming to work every day

    Cons

    Depending on the department, economic outlook and due to structural rigidity, there is sometimes not a ton of opportunity for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing, just be sure to recognize and promote potential.


  10. "Brampton, ON"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    A lot of flexibility for your schedule

    Cons

    Management needs to be more understanding of employees