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Birna Einarsdóttir
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    Current Employee - Customer Service Consultant in Reykjavík (Iceland)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Consultant in Reykjavík (Iceland)

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    Pros

    My division at the bank had a great atmosphere, controlled and created by my very competent seniors. The cafeteria was top class as well.

    Cons

    The Icelandic financial environment has had it´s fair share of criticism and there seems to be a lot of anger in the society held towards the banks. As being in a front line position, I would often had to face these people and did as such sometimes not feel like my pay check was compensation enough for my work.


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Website www.islandsbanki.is/
Headquarters Reykjavik, Iceland
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Government
Industry Finance
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Íslandsbanki has turned over a new leaf in a country steeped in a deep freeze. The bank (formerly Glitnir banki), which offers personal, corporate, and investment banking services, was taken over by the Icelandic government in October 2008; it acquired a 75% stake for some E600 million. The bank restructured and reverted to a former moniker to mark a fresh start. It retained its domestic operations and assets, including its branches, service centers, ATMs, and online banking system. However, the bank sold off its Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish subsidiaries. Its remaining ... More

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