Pacific Capital Bancorp
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Pacific Capital Bancorp CEO and Director; Chairman and CEO, Pacific Capital Bank Carl B. Webb
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    Fair treatment, but no budget for employee appreciation.

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Santa Barbara, CA

    I have been working at Pacific Capital Bancorp


    Management tries to match your interests and abilities when assigning work. There is rarely confusion about what is expected. There is lengthy documentation for everything.


    Hinting at promotions is a frequent tactic for soothing and mollifying restless employees, but these promotions do not materialize.


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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate  in  Santa Barbara, CA
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Santa Barbara, CA
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 days - interviewed at Pacific Capital Bancorp in January 2008.

    Interview Details

    First there was a phone interview from the recruiting company/agency and then there was twp more phone interview one a technical screen and one a general manager level interview.
    Then they ask you come for face to face interview and they asked for some very technical questions and HR interview followed

    Interview Questions
    • How would you stop a java Thread ?   View Answer
    • How would you check to see if a string is empty in java 6 and java 5 ?   View Answers (2)
    Negotiation Details
    Actually they offered me more than I had asked for, that way they are very competitive in getting the most talented people.
    Accepted Offer
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Headquarters Santa Barbara, CA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1960
Type Company - Public
Industry Finance
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

The central coast of California is home to the California Missions, Big Sur, The Channel Islands, and Pacific Capital Bancorp, the holding company for Santa Barbara Bank & Trust. Formerly known as Pacific Capital Bank, the bank serves consumers, small to midsized businesses, and high-net-worth individuals through about 50 branches. In addition to personal and commercial banking services, Pacific Capital Bancorp also offers wealth management, trust services, and investment advice to individuals, foundations, retirement plans, and institutional clients through subsidiaries... More

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