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Updated 17 April 2019
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
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  • "Long hours - difficult to maintain work life balance" (in 77 reviews)

  • "Can't work full time for CR position" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Calary Upper
    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Calary Upper
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    its a great thing to work with

    Cons

    salary is not as good as its suppose to be

    Advice to Management

    not much really


  2. "Lots of learning in a relatively small business"

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    Former Employee - Treasury in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Former Employee - Treasury in Dublin, Co. Dublin
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Location is good
    Team sizes help

    Cons

    Internal relationships can be sticking points
    Meetings upon meeting - very convuloted sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Less meeting, more cross training, more training on why trades are iniated to help understaing through every department

  3. "Good opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good room for career opportunities
    Good share contribution plan
    Decent compensation

    Cons

    No retiree medical benefits as it was discontinued


  4. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Brockville, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Brockville, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Vacation, room for growth, continued learning

    Cons

    Can be difficult to move up if you start from the bottom as a teller


  5. "Amazing culuture!"

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    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Project Coordinator in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great team environment, learning and growth opportunities

    Cons

    Hierarchical structure , long timelines for approvals


  6. "Great Place to Begin a Career"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Collective and cohesive environment for young professionals

    Cons

    Long hours and tough work-life balance


  7. "All the best"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good place for work life balance

    Cons

    Growth and new project opportunities are less

  8. "Senior Control Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank part-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent job, great team, life and work balance.

    Cons

    Restructured and relocated to Mississauga, Ontario.


  9. "software developer"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    awesome place to work,great ppl,career opportunities

    Cons

    nothing much to say everything is upto date


  10. "Customer Representation"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good training, well to do people that you work with. Give good advise for future career.

    Cons

    Some customers can be diffacult