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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated Dec 12, 2019

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3.6
68%
Recommend to a Friend
74%
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,199 Ratings
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  • "Work life balance was sometimes tough, but that might vary by department(in 91 reviews)

  • "Long hours when steering committee meetings came close(in 59 reviews)

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  1. "Great"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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

    Scotiabank2019-11-01
  2. "Internship"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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

    Scotiabank2019-10-30
  3. "Current role"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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

    Scotiabank2019-10-02
  4. "Would recommend to new starters or to those thinking of retiring"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • 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.

    Scotiabank2019-09-25
  5. "shoddy management"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    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

    Advice to Management

    look after your loyal staff

    Scotiabank2019-06-21
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not recommended unless you are thinking to retire"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • 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

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

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    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
  8. "Liquidity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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
  9. "Team lead"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Career Opportunities
    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
  10. "Just like every other bank"

    StarStarStarStarStar
     

    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
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