Westamerica Bancorporation – Merced, CA
• Drive bank business through in-branch sales and external business development. • Pursue branch operational integrity through consistent… Glassdoor
Westamerica Bancorporation – Modesto, CA
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“Conservative financial institution that could use some fresh blood to break up the issue with long-term managment ”
- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Westamerica full-time (more than an year)Pros
2 Weeks vacation the first year
Great on-going training program
Fairly easy access to mid-level management to bring up issuesCons
They don't recognize talent/skill when they have it.
Promotions to deserving employees are often passed over for employees with longevity.
Very low compensation for a very stressful job.
You won't be forgiven for a big mistake. You make a judgement call that costs the company more than a couple hundred bucks and you'll be sidelined forever--even if it makes the customer the company's #1 supporter.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Pay attention to what customers actually want.
Don't force employees to make judgement calls that either lose a customer or lose their job.Doesn't RecommendNo opinion of CEO