Scotiabank Reviews

Updated 8 Jul 2020

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3.6
70%
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,361 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good Team, Work life balance is great(in 252 reviews)

  • "Excellent work environment with extremely professional staff that always looked to put customers first(in 243 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Nice place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Very nice environments and co workers Systems can be obsolete

    Cons

    Salary can be low. More perks should be given to the employees.

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  2. "Satellite office"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Hours are fairly good for banking standards

    Cons

    In order to properly advance and learn, need to be in NA

  3. "good place to work"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    good place to work, great benefits, good career progression

    Cons

    old school banking mentality is not liked

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Happy with culture & team

    Cons

    None so far except systems

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Director 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    You’re richer than you think

    Cons

    One team one dream s

  6. "Internship"

    2.0
    Current Employee - Capital Markets Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing culture and very helpful

    Cons

    Lack of deal flow in the EU

  7. "Current role"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Associate 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good team to work in, flexible hours

    Cons

    Leadership is a bit weak in giving direction

  8. "Would recommend to new starters or to those thinking of retiring"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Laidback atmosphere. Potential to progress one’s career if played smartly.

    Cons

    Disorganised. There was also a distinct lack of knowledge and expertise among peers and management. Zero interest in challenging or changing things.

  9. "shoddy management"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Settlements Analyst in London, England

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

    Pros

    good pension plan and bonus

    Cons

    terrible management and treat staff appallingly

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  10. Helpful (1)

    "Not recommended unless you are thinking to retire"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

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