Scotiabank Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jul 1, 2020

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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,568 Ratings
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  • "Good Team, Work life balance is great(in 252 reviews)

  • "Excellent work environment with extremely professional staff that always looked to put customers first(in 243 reviews)

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  1. "It was a good experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Banker in Cambridge, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Pay, Customers, Free Banking and Benefites

    Cons

    No work life balance If you have a family with young kids

  2. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good place to work. Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Not much growth opportunities and learning

  3. "It's a bank"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Decent benefits, good work-life balance.

    Cons

    Very restrictive work environment, bank culture.

  4. "Employer Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Loans Officer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent work life balance, work atmosphere not too stressful

    Cons

    Below market salaries and no growth plan discussed.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "culture change to compete in the industry"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    recent implementation of a performance oriented culture

    Cons

    the new culture is transitioning into a toxic work life balance situation

  6. "Benefits of working at Scotia"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    1. There are plenty of growth opportunities in the bank 2. Flexible working environment 3. Good engagement with senior management with transparency

    Cons

    1. The work volume is high - less work-life balance 2. Obsolete system

  7. "Bad Work-Life Balance"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Steady income, big corporation, big network

    Cons

    Bad Work-Life Balance, worse pay than other banks

  8. "Good place to work"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Compensation is good Work environment is good

    Cons

    Work life balance can suffer

  9. "Middle of the road FI trending from above average to below average employer"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Funding Specialist in Stratford, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average job security and opportunity within the company.

    Cons

    Politics, pay is not competitive, quality of work is near the bottom of the list of priorities in terms of recognition, appearance of providing work/life balance is used to disguise complete lack of care for mental well-being of staff.

  10. "great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    good hours work life balance good ethics

    Cons

    limit opp to go up

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