Union Bank N.A.

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Union Bank N.A. Reviews

Updated September 23, 2014
Updated September 23, 2014
266 Reviews
3.2
266 Reviews
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Union Bank N.A. President & CEO Masashi Oka
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Union Bank is a good place to work for where they value work-life balance and employee goals (in 25 reviews)

  • Very good benefits with exception of their health insurance, which it is extremely expensive (in 15 reviews)


Cons
  • As new senior management was brought into the ITG department, the morale has hit rock bottom (in 16 reviews)

  • Upper management will use their level to intimidate (by using mind games) the folks below them (in 16 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Fantastic culture and a lot of upside

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Union Bank N.A.

    Pros

    Benefits package has got to be one of the most competitive out there. They are very solid on 401k as well as still offering a pension plan. There were also just a bunch of little perks that popped up here and there.
    Great culture and friendly people
    A lot of upside as they seek to grow and expand across the country
    IT was great: I don't know if I was just lucky to not face a lot of IT issues, but the few I had were resolved quickly and efficiently.

    Cons

    The expansion seems like it is moving along a little slowly. They are Japanese owned which means they tend to be very cautious, which can be a good thing to an extent but also makes it so that some initiatives take forever to implement.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very Good

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

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A.

    Pros

    People there are all friendly

    Cons

    The bank is relatively small

  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent company for self starters!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Relationship Banker in Everett, WA
    Former Employee - Senior Relationship Banker in Everett, WA

    I worked at Union Bank N.A. full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Management is super flexible with activities, as long as you show results. I wasn't micromanaged at all and was motivated to do better every day. They pay well for the little that's expected of you.

    Cons

    Not the place for a new banker who has no connections or clients to ask for referrals. You can't sit at this bank and wait for business to walk in. You must be prepared to pound the pavement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management in retail banking is solid. They don't need to change in my opinion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great company to work.

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

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A.

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, work life balance

    Cons

    No money spent on marketing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Spend more time on positive reinforcement. Don't always focus on the negative.

  6.  

    Great Environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Union Bank N.A. as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    During my short stint at Union Bank, I enjoyed the work, the environment, and the people I interacted with daily. Environment was very laid-back and friendly. Contractors were treated as part of the team. Telecommuting was allowed. Free Peets coffee.

    Cons

    Senior management seemed slow in decision making, and there seemed to be a bit of bureaucratic red tape going on. Fortunately, I was not directly impacted by any of it. Also, technology is pretty antiquated and could stand to be upgraded (i.e. still using old overlay technology for customer letters, still on Windows XP, etc.).

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good job

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, Ops Risk Analyst in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President, Ops Risk Analyst in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Union Bank N.A. full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits are strong and compatable

    Cons

    Politics are everywehre and too much of red tape

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    It's about time to realize we are in the 21st century now.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Oracle Apex Developer

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

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A. as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great working culture and motivating environment!! Managers are very friendly and good challenging environment..

    Cons

    Little more planning for projects..

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent

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

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A. part-time

    Pros

    Very good company to be a part of.

    Cons

    Technology can be a little better

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Summer Finance Intern

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Union Bank N.A.

    Pros

    1. Strong company culture and values
    2. Feeling as an important asset to the company
    3.

    Cons

    1. Internship does not serve as a pipeline for full time employment

  11.  

    Great Company to work for!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Branch Support Specialist in Ocean Beach, CA
    Current Employee - Branch Support Specialist in Ocean Beach, CA

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A. part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    No non-ethical sales pressure. Always doing the right thing for our customers, great pay and excellent sales and service culture

    Cons

    Very hard to move up due to the small size of the bank.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Offer more hours and hire more employees in the busier branches.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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