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Bank of the West Chairman & CEO J. Michael Shepherd
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    Customer Service

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Customer Service Manager in Sanger, CA
    Former Employee - Assistant Customer Service Manager in Sanger, CA

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    I deliver above and beyond member service
        I strive for continued excellence
        I conceive exceptional ideas to increase quality member service
        I provide detailed and efficient work

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    The opportunity presented at this time is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include

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Bank of the West Interviews

Updated Oct 7, 2014
Updated Oct 7, 2014

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    Quantitative Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA
    Anonymous Employee in San Ramon, CA
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    I applied online. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Bank of the West.

    Interview Details

    I applied through LinkedIn and had an interview with HR, phone interview with VP, and then interview with 3 people on-site. I failed one of the rounds of on-site interview where the interviewer tried to do everything to make me feel uncomfortable and asked the same question for 5 times.

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Headquarters San Francisco, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1998
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Finance
Revenue $2 to $5 billion (USD) per year

Bank of the West can't "bear" the thought of customers banking elsewhere. The bank (which uses a bear as its logo) has about 700 branches in some 20 states in the West and Midwest US. Catering to consumers and small to midsized companies, Bank of the West offers deposit accounts, credit cards, insurance, investment products, trust services, and financial planning. It focuses its lending on residential mortgages and consumer loans, which together make up about half of its loan portfolio. The bank targets businesses in the agriculture, commercial real estate, financial... More

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