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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated Sep 20, 2019

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Scotiabank CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,129 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance was sometimes tough, but that might vary by department(in 83 reviews)

  • "Very long hours, HR is not very helpful(in 47 reviews)

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  1. "Decent place for mid-level career"

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    I worked at Scotiabank

    Pros

    Smart people, but not very motivated. Decent benefits but boring office environment.

    Cons

    Pay is good, and work is well structured and has good bonus scheme.

    Scotiabank2017-02-27
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Not recommended unless you are thinking to retire"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Generous benefits good work life balance

    Cons

    little to zero scope for improving things or changing anything that has been done for the last 10 years in the same way unfriendly working environment they don't want to listen, you just execute army style, you do not questions, you do not challenge

    Scotiabank2019-04-08
  3. "Pros & cons"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    medium size team with flexibility to work on various subjects

    Cons

    structure depending too much on Toronto

    Scotiabank2018-10-02
  4. "Liquidity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good Work life balance overall

    Cons

    Less focus in London area

    Advice to Management

    Focus on Proactive employee retention

    Scotiabank2018-08-13
  5. "Team lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work for anyone

    Cons

    Lack of investment in the right technology solutions

    Scotiabank2018-06-23
  6. "Just like every other bank"

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    I worked at Scotiabank

    Pros

    Good work/life balance ok career progression

    Cons

    low pay poor benefits poor stock plan

    Advice to Management

    listed to jr people

    Scotiabank2018-03-06
  7. Helpful (6)

    "Stay Away!!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    If you speak Spanish, you are in demand.

    Cons

    Incredible turmoil and culture of fear in some business lines. Leaders are busy managing up and don't know the business.

    Advice to Management

    Be mindful when promoting people. Stop favouring friends and relatives.

    Scotiabank2017-01-28
  8. Helpful (4)

    "Relationship Management"

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     in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank for less than a year

    Pros

    Great Boss, Sensible Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Satellite Office, Not Collegiate Teams

    Scotiabank2016-12-01
  9. Helpful (5)

    "Avoid if possible"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and nice people

    Cons

    No progression with Expat Managers blocking routes

    Scotiabank2016-10-26
  10. "Scotiabank itern position"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank

    Pros

    Corporate environment. Lots of social event and the possibility to make good connections

    Cons

    nothing in particular to report

    Scotiabank2016-06-19
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