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Halifax Banking Reviews

Updated 2 February 2019
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  1. "Excellent place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Adviser
    Current Employee - Customer Adviser
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work, great team, good pay woth experience but low starting pay.

    Cons

    Too much is expected from colleagues sometimes branches are run with minimum staffing levels which is dangerous. Often there are options of redundancies.

    Advice to Management

    Do not allocate your job to lower grade colleagues especially when it is busy


  2. "Ok job for a stepping stone"

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    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    9-5 working pattern
    Store discounts
    Colleagues are great except management

    Cons

    Banking is going down hill - soon be out of a job
    Management are abysmal

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to treat your colleagues with respect!

  3. "Customer service advisor"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Former Employee - Customer Service in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Halifax Banking (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great colleges to work with.

    Cons

    Hours aren’t the best
    Career progression limited


  4. "No progression. Lack of staff organisation and management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time

    Pros

    Paid sick pay. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Lazy management. Lack of staff. Heavy workload on cashiers with managers not doing much

    Advice to Management

    Employ more staff. Stop sitting downstairs and do some work


  5. "Tedious"

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    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England
    Current Employee - Customer Advisor in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Talking to people and having satisfaction of helping customers related to money. Managers are very supportive in progression

    Cons

    You do the same stuff behind the counter and is boring and tedious

    Advice to Management

    Learn more creative and fun things to do within the branch


  6. "Part Time Customer Advisor"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Halifax Banking full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong Halifax Community
    Work is pretty easy and simple to do

    Cons

    Vey repetitive
    Not many progress opportunities
    Low salary

    Advice to Management

    Talk more and engage with staff


  7. "Banking Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Halifax Banking full-time

    Pros

    Good rewards with discount on products

    Cons

    Not as good as it used to be

  8. "Customer Advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time

    Pros

    The people are always supportive for people to progress

    Cons

    can't think of any significant


  9. "Decent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Banking Advisor in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Current Employee - Banking Advisor in Newcastle upon Tyne, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good training, nice uniform, good perks and a great place to progress

    Cons

    It's a bit more sales orientated than it used to be and product pushing is not everyone's cup of tea


  10. "Undervalued & unappreciated"

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in London, England
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Halifax Banking full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Private insurance for all grades

    Cons

    Very high unrealistic expectations, management dont like when you disagree with them. There is no progress or motivation and you constantly micromanaged and feel undervalued.

    Advice to Management

    If you care about your employees/colleagues everything else will fall in place.