Regions Financial
3.2 of 5 316 reviews
www.regions.com Birmingham, AL 5000+ Employees

Regions Financial Reviews

Updated Apr 20, 2014
Regions Financial – Birmingham – “Branch”

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3.2 316 reviews

                             

77% Approve of the CEO

Regions Financial President, CEO, and Director O. B. Grayson Hall Jr.

O. B. Grayson Hall Jr.

(132 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Easy to advance in company, semi-national company (not a small town bank), good benefits"
    in 22 reviews
  • "Competitive benefits and good work life balance"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "Upper management is disconnected from its workers at the branch level"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Sales goals can be a little unrealistic sometimes"
    in 10 reviews
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Regions...what a joke

Relationship Banker (Current Employee)
Memphis, TN (US)

I have been working at Regions Financial full-time for more than 3 years

ProsSome of the best things about working in the Regions contact center (Green Line) is having the support of a great team...that's if you're lucky to get a good team leader and supervisor. Some of the daily competitions are cool and fun as well.

ConsThey push sales so hard that you're no longer focused on customer service. You need to be selling credit cards to customers. If you're not selling, you're not worth their time.

Advice to Senior ManagementStop micro-managing, be available to assistance an employee if they need help instead of standing around with the irrelevant chitter chatter.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Poor mid level management. Arrogant and condescending.

Branch Manager (Current Employee)
Jasper, GA (US)

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

ProsBenefits and 401K match. Multiple opportunities from heavy turnover.

ConsDisconnected leadership. Concerned more about how you play the games and not results.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire mid-level managers that have been on the line.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Sales based with room to grow within the company

Teller (Current Employee)
Indianapolis, IN (US)

I have been working at Regions Financial for more than a year

ProsRoom to grow within the company
Decent pay
Paid Holidays

ConsHigh amount of sales pressure
Goals keep rising; doubling

Advice to Senior ManagementManage your employees how they need to be. Micromanagement isn't necessary in all situations.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Regions Financial

ProsNice hours and holidays, people

Conslittle growth opportunity, low salary, understaffed, behind on technology

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Gained great career experience.

Branch Sales Manager (Former Employee)
Nashville, TN (US)

I worked at Regions Financial full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood training and career growth opportunities. Benefits and pay are competitive.

ConsThe culture that is touted in their values is not the culture of the actual company. Micro-managment is a problem.

Advice to Senior ManagementEmpower your employees. Follow your company's 5 values.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Enjoyed working for Regions

Bank Lending Officer (Former Employee)
Dalton, GA (US)

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

ProsReally enjoyed the people I worked with. Ample opportunity for career progression, and management really took personal interest in employees.

ConsTraining was administered by the "trial by fire" method. More formal training would give employees a better since of being equipped to successfully perform their job function.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It's changing for the worse for employees.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Regions Financial

ProsGreat benefits.
Great paid time off.
Work well with family situations.

ConsThe over the top sales requirements for tellers. The expectations are unrealistic. The pay is not competitive compared to other banks. Salary increases are minimal.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat your employees better so they will want to stay. Each year the employees are treated worse and worse and the expectations are increased while the pay is not.

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great work/life balance and superb middle management. salary and compensation were lacking, however.

Portfolio Manager (Current Employee)
Birmingham, AL (US)

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

Prosflexible hours and friendly work environment. promote from within and are keen to develop young talent. great place to start a career in finance.

Conscompensation and benefits are not great. i guess thats one of the tradeoffs to a relaxed work environment. coworkers can be unambitious. this sometimes makes project work difficult.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Regions is a great company to work for.

Teller (Current Employee)
Bainbridge, GA (US)

I have been working at Regions Financial part-time for more than a year

ProsYou get to be apart of something greater.

ConsThe only con I seen was that our branch was as involved as other branches on different things.

Advice to Senior ManagementI would really let each Branch express themselves a little more. It may gain more customers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Enjoyed my time at Regions

Assistant Branch Manager (Former Employee)
Huntsville, AL (US)

I worked at Regions Financial full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLots of training opportunities and encouragement for success in role

ConsHigh pressure, lots of multitasking requirements, compensation for employees getting promoted minimal- an encouragement to leave the company and renegotiate

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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