Bank of Ireland

  www.bankofireland.com
  www.bankofireland.com
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Good place to work

Current Employee - Designer SOA in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
Current Employee - Designer SOA in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

I have been working at Bank of Ireland as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Good scope of work.
Better learning environment.

Cons

Work culture is very wired.
So many managers with less or no output giving huge overhead.
Many vendors and chaos work environment.
Needs effective leadership.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep eye on quality output of your employees rather than going through words and statements.
If there is cost overhead then you being leader is responsible rather than your employees since you could not able to identify the gap at right moment as well the right resource and show him/her the right track.

40 Other Employee Reviews for Bank of Ireland (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Fun however opportunities were scare in my department

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Operations Role in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Operations Role in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Bank of Ireland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Standard working hours,
    Subsidised canteen,
    Great co-workers,
    The company does care about you,
    Excellent money for my department (but we were a special case)

    Cons

    With such media focus on all banks cost cuts are inevitable. This is the only reason you will run into difficulty with management.
    Some managers are promoted based on length of service who clearly shouldn't be in the role. This is by no means always the case. There is some serious talent within the company.
    There were very few career growth opportunities. My core reason for leaving.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to engage in staff more personally for example, wen at team update meetings don't just read an update sheet to me. I can do that. Otherwise i'd consider all my management team highly professional and caring.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Management in Ireland not great in communicating the truth to their employees.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT (US)

    I have been working at Bank of Ireland

    Pros

    Great benefits, friendly people - really do try to make sure that you understand what you are doing and help you along the way.

    Cons

    Management in Ireland not great in communicating the truth to their employees. Mislead in where the company is going and their compensation to their employees.

    No opinion of CEO
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