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FirstMerit Reviews

35 Reviews
35 Reviews
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FirstMerit Chairman, President, and CEO Paul G. Greig
Paul G. Greig
20 Ratings
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    Good Company/Good training

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

    I have been working at FirstMerit


    The training program is good leaves you prepared


    Takes a long time before you get to go to training.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

FirstMerit Interviews

Updated Aug 15, 2014
Updated Aug 15, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




    Payroll Analyst II Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 3 months - interviewed at FirstMerit.

    Interview Details

    I submitted my application and heard nothing for 2-3 MONTHS. I applied in January and I received a call to set up a phone interview in April. Phone interview & 2 in-person interviews in 1 week. The following Monday, they called to offer me the position. However, I declined, because I accepted a better position elsewhere.

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    Accepted a better offer at another company

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview

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Headquarters Akron, OH
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1962
Type Company - Public (FMER)
Industry Finance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

FirstMerit Corporation is the holding company for FirstMerit Bank, which provides retail and commercial banking services through more than 150 branches in Ohio and western Pennsylvania, and about another 50 in the Chicago area. Serving local consumers and small to midsized businesses, the bank provides standard services such as deposit accounts, credit and debit cards, and loans. The bank and its subsidiaries also offer wealth management, securities brokerage, equipment lease financing, insurance, and trust services. FirstMerit entered the Chicago market in early 2010 by... More

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