Scotiabank Reviews | Glassdoor.ie

Scotiabank Reviews

Updated 20 Aug 2019

To filter reviews, or .

Found 3046 reviews

3.5
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
65%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Scotiabank CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1107 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "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)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "customer service"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accounting Clerk in Calary Upper
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for 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

    Scotiabank2017-11-16
  2. "Lots of learning in a relatively small business"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Treasury in Dublin, Dublin
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank

    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

    Scotiabank2011-09-23
  3. "sanction payment screening and advisory"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - AML Analyst in Hamilton, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A great working environment, with knowledgeable coworkers

    Cons

    Software appears to be a challenge for all banks in todays fast pace changes to regulatory requirements

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  4. "Great company to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior, Manager AML in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow in the AML internationally

    Cons

    Constant changes without clear direction

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  5. "Casual Teller"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative 

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Development and training opportunities for employees

    Cons

    being at the bottom of a very large company

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  6. "Over all fair and good"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice environment, fair pay, good work life balance

    Cons

    The working and approving process can be very long

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  7. "Good starting job at banking industry"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good to learn basic banking knowledge. Good to do it as a starting work when u are at school.

    Cons

    limited working hour per week.

    Scotiabank2019-08-20
  8. "Compensation Professional"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager Compensation in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great work environment. Overall very good employee experience.

    Cons

    None. Employer provides a great work experience

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great leadership

    Scotiabank2019-08-17
  9. "Dont get locked in to a bad location"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Small Business Specialist 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, training ,

    Cons

    Hitting Sales metrics are important for your performance evaluation metrics and career advancement. Opportunity for success varies significantly depending on your territory. If you're assigned to a sub optimal location you may have great difficulty achieving required performance to advance your career

    Scotiabank2019-08-16
  10. "Overall great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Montreal, QC

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Great opportunities for growth within company -Employee benefits

    Cons

    - Poor support teams

    Advice to Management

    Be less focused on money and budgets and invest in resources that will help branches increase efficiency and customer experience.

    Scotiabank2019-08-15
Found 3046 reviews