Regions Financial
3.2 of 5 315 reviews
www.regions.com Birmingham, AL 5000+ Employees

Regions Financial Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
Regions Financial – Birmingham – “Branch”

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3.2 315 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

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

O. B. Grayson Hall Jr.

(131 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
315 Employee Reviews
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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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Good Company to Work for

Teller (Current Employee)

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

ProsRegions treats their employees very good, there are plenty of little perks that come with the job.

ConsSales goals can be a little unrealistic sometimes.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Positive People and Culture

Telebanking (Current Employee)
Birmingham, AL (US)

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

ProsThey provide excellent perks such as time off.

ConsThe sales part could have a more lucrative bonus schedule.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Refusal to see more than 4 quarters into the furture

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Regions Financial full-time

ProsGreat benefits, and great people working with you.

ConsSenior Management is very self serving

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Teller of a southeast branch

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Regions Financial

ProsFair pay with good benefits

ConsWorked different Saturdays within any given month.

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Good people but bureaucratic environment

Financial Specialist (Former Employee)
Shreveport, LA (US)

I worked at Regions Financial full-time for more than a year

ProsPromotes within. Great support for employees. Great retirement.

ConsCrazy vacation policy. Must plan all days off one year in advance and can only be off on Friday twice per year. Can not be off on the same holiday two years in a row. And it goes on and on.... hopefully they will consider changing that policy.

Advice to Senior ManagementVacation policy stinks. It will deter quality candidates from choosing Regions as their work place. Consider revising.

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

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bad bank

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Regions Financial full-time

Prosnot many pros to speak of about this bank at this point in time at this juncture at the moment

Consthere are many cons to speak of about this bank at this point in time at this juncture at the moment

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Business Development Officer

Business Development Officer (Current Employee)
Cape Town (South Africa)

I have been working at Regions Financial full-time for more than 8 years

ProsFreedom of schedule and time. Great footprint in growing southern markets.

ConsBonuses are subject to change without any notice. Usually to the downside despite your record setting performance.

Advice to Senior ManagementPay what you promise based on goals and objectives. Don't change it if the number get too big.

– I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Teller (Former Employee)
Miami Beach, FL (US)

I worked at Regions Financial full-time for less than a year

ProsMost people I encountered were great to work with. The hours are good and there are ample opportunities for advancement.

ConsThe salary is on the low side and having to work one Saturday out of the month is a little annoying. Also, I'm not sure if every branch does this, but the weekly meetings drag on far too long and really intrude on your personal time. I also didn't like the sales quota system for referrals and new accounts.

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

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Short and sweet, gained a lot of knowledge about the banking sector.

Teller (Former Employee)
Austin, TX (US)

I worked at Regions Financial part-time for less than a year

ProsSmall chain bank, more worried about consumers than pushing products.

ConsManagement at my branch wasn't that transparent.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone really to give

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Sales driven, high pressure

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Regions Financial

ProsPay was above average at the time of my employment

ConsCustomer care didn't come first, it was all about making a sale!

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