Bank of Ireland Reviews

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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Bank of Ireland Group Chief Executive Officer  Francesca McDonagh
Francesca McDonagh
241 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

      Jan 18, 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. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Salary

      Sep 21, 2021 - Operations Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Pay, people, holidays, benefits, social

      Cons

      Promotions, bonus, travelling, training, holiday

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place with lovely people

      Sep 10, 2021 - Human Resources Business Partner HRBP in Bristol, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work, awesome benefits esp pension. Lovely leaders and staff

      Cons

      Some politics with Ireland as parent company but most people can stay out of that

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    4. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Grand

      Sep 10, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Money was ok I guess

      Cons

      Banking just was not for me

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Ok

      Sep 7, 2021 - Customer Service Representative 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance off weekends

      Cons

      Not paid enough, too much stress

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good

      Aug 31, 2021 - Credit Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good at atmosphere, good pay & outlook

      Cons

      I have none yet sorry

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    7. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      lots of changes

      Aug 29, 2021 - Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - nice colleagues - work life balance before crisis was reasonable

      Cons

      - not sufficiently progressive - not enough career pathways

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Giod

      Aug 7, 2021 - Bank Assistant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good hours and good money. Staff where mostly friendly and the company has good benefits for employees.

      Cons

      They closed most of their branches in n.ireland. Branch manger had favourites and showed that daily.

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Lovely company to work for

      Aug 5, 2021 - Governance Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Really nice people, good office environment, good starting salary, room for progression

      Cons

      Perhaps moves a bit slowly, no bonuses, small annual pay rises

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      All over the place

      Aug 19, 2021 - Sales Advisor in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleagues are great, all staff are wonderful people, never had any issues with management or time off, paid sick leave for six months

      Cons

      Internal organisation is extremely poor, things change by the minute, outdated systems, very little opportunity to progress career, each department seems to be operating as their own entity, lack of understanding between departments

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