Bank of the Ozarks

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Bank of the Ozarks Reviews

Updated November 5, 2014
Updated November 5, 2014
15 Reviews
2.2
15 Reviews
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Bank of the Ozarks Chairman and CEO, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. and Bank of the Ozarks George G. Gleason
George G. Gleason
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  1.  

    Great Front Line Staff, Not So Nice Management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teller/Customer Service Representative in Conway, AR
    Current Employee - Teller/Customer Service Representative in Conway, AR

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with the front line staff. We were able to get to know many of our frequent customers and it was great being able to build those friendships.

    Cons

    Raises were minimal and bonuses were nonexistent. Management often seemed condescending and
    rude to lower level staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should do more to foster company morale.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Blind sided about company...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous in Charlotte, NC

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Monday thru Friday operations.

    Cons

    Lean staff and very underpaid for the work load. Benefits are not great. Pay is below compared to other banks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more personnel to assist in providing efficient customer service and Teller transactions. This is a microwave society and custmers want quick quality service. Another headquarters need to be in Charlotte to assist the new banks that were bought. Branch managers should focus on new businesses and proper management rather than Teller transactions die to short staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Bad Management!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teller in Little Rock, AR
    Current Employee - Teller in Little Rock, AR

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very slow traffic. A lot of down time.

    Cons

    Internal gossips, bad management, unprofessional work ethics among employees, management creates intimidating working environment, talk about other employees and make sure they know it

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Why try

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Absolutely Awful!!!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teller/Customer Service Representative in Ozark, AR
    Current Employee - Teller/Customer Service Representative in Ozark, AR

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks (more than an year)

    Pros

    The only pro to working here is keeping up with your expenses a lot more!

    Cons

    Bad management, gossip spreading, rumor starting, snobby backstabbing co-workers! And management is a part of it all! Very "cookie cutter" place of employment! The tellers all talk trash about everyone, makes fun of customers and are out for themselves 110%... management is a part of it all by disclosing confidential information. Very unprofessional and shady. Work environment is much like a high school "group" you're either in....or out. And if you're out of the childish game playing group, they will make every day a living hell for you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    My advice to management is to quit and get GOOD PROFESSIONAL management to hire all new staff that actually cares about people and each other.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Ultimate micro-management with no loyalty to employees.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Commercial Lender
    Current Employee - Commercial Lender

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company stocks has performed well over the last several. All officers received stocks which helped to make up for the below market salaries that the company pays.

    Cons

    Micro-management from the very top down. Company demands absolute loyalty from employees with zero given in return. Below market wages. CEO with an ego greater than that of Donald Trump. Anyone who even hinted that George Gleason may be wrong about something will soon find themselves unemployed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dial down the ego and listen to front line employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Teller in Sarasota, FL
    Current Employee - Teller in Sarasota, FL

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    the company gives you amazing training, constantly growing

    Cons

    benefits could be better, and pay is very low for comparable positions with experience level

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a good entry level experience.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bank of the Ozarks

    Pros

    Management was very willing to work with you on time off.

    Cons

    The salary was extremely low compared with industry averages.

    Approves of CEO

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