Bank of Ireland Reviews

Updated 12 May 2021

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Bank of Ireland Group Chief Executive Officer  Francesca McDonagh
Francesca McDonagh
207 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, generally good work life balance(in 52 reviews)

  • "Good people, a decent pension plan and a fairly supportive company when it comes to part-time education(in 28 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Not enough career progression in the company(in 23 reviews)

  • "Loss of expertise amoung senior management due to senior staff being offered VR(in 16 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      18 Jan 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, generally good work life balance

      Cons

      Needs to be more agile

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Mostly good place to work

      27 Apr 2021 - Customer Analytics Manager in Hyderābād
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Big company yet still offers recognition

      Cons

      Lack of staff replacement sometimes leading to overwork

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Enjoyable

      15 Apr 2021 - Underwriter in Hyderābād
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture Got along well with colleagues and management Workload was manageable Good pension scheme Nice culture

      Cons

      Lack of progression Company was struggling to compete in the sector, I was worried about redundancy

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Salary

      21 Apr 2021 - Bank Official in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      9-5 Work with great people

      Cons

      The pay isn't good And progressing is hard

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Solid place to work

      14 Apr 2021 - Collections Agent in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good overtime options and treated fairly during pandemic

      Cons

      Lack of opportunities for promotion

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company with lots of different job opportunities

      9 Mar 2021 - Manager in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work with good benefits. Lots of opportunity to move roles within the business to gather experience.

      Cons

      Different business areas have different ways of working and can feel siloed.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      The culture is good.

      18 Mar 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people are nice, friendly, good work life balance.

      Cons

      Pay could be better/more financial benefits.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Good

      19 Mar 2021 - Office Administrator in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good place to work , good people

      Cons

      None that I can think of

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Stuck in the dark ages

      16 Jan 2021 - Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible approach to working, Good Covid response regarding staff. Nice office.

      Cons

      Lack of transparancy in how people are assessed, resulting in what looks like favoritism. Managers do not respond to challenges on the status quo. a lot of dinosaurs

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Decent organisation

      28 Mar 2021 - Change Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people internally and within partnerships, flexible working, great location, lovely summer parties

      Cons

      Too many projects are shelved instead of deployed. Often feels 2nd place to the Group arm of the company. Lots of Heads and not enough staffed departments

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