Western Financial Group Manager Reviews | Glassdoor.ca

Western Financial Group Manager Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2019

To filter reviews, or .

Found 5 reviews

4.6
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
87%
Recommend to a Friend
100%
Approve of CEO
Western Financial Group CEO Kenny Nicholls
Kenny Nicholls
1 Ratings
  1. "Branch Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Vegreville, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Vacation, Career Advancement, Benefit Packages, Inclusion of everyone

    Cons

    Caring too much for Clients, take things personally when we cant help them

    Advice to Management

    Continue to work with your people on a daily basis, it helps keep them engaged

    Western Financial Group2019-02-20

    Western Financial Group Response

    February 26, 2019Social Media Specialist

    Congratulations on being with Western for over 5 years! We're glad your caring nature is within Western and are happy you are here to provide value to your staff and customers.

  2. Helpful (3)

    "Too much stress put on employees"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Vancouver, BC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits and generous time off allowances

    Cons

    Expectations on employees are not realistic

    Advice to Management

    Stop bombarding employees with continuous change and no support

    Western Financial Group2019-07-09
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Need strategy"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Calgary, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Western Financial Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Dynamic company within the larger company structure of Desjardins with an active acquisition strategy and competent finance professionals.

    Cons

    Strategy not clearly formalized / unclear in a non functioning structure with business leaders that do not set clear directions and no formalized decision making structures in place.

    Advice to Management

    Recommend simplifying company structure and leaner organization with clear strategic direction and capable leaders.

    Western Financial Group2016-02-03
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Good Place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Manager in High River, AB
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Western Financial Group

    Pros

    Work - personal Life balance is great, good place to work, honest and loyal employees, few leaders are exceptional, etc.

    Cons

    Not a great long term career development path,

    Advice to Management

    Need for employees with strong technical skills in few positions, better learning and development environment for all employees, etc.

    Western Financial Group2015-03-09
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Branch Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Branch Manager 

    I have been working at Western Financial Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Freedom, Bonus, Great Co-Workers, great work environment

    Cons

    Pay is horrible, health insurance is way too high under the pay you make

    Advice to Management

    Don't sell yourself short.

    Western Financial Group2015-12-09

    Western Financial Group Response

    March 8, 2018Digital Media Specialist

    Thanks for taking the time to review us. We appreciate your candor.

Found 5 reviews