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Human Resources is the worst... a lot of management don't even have degrees for their positions.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warwick, RI
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warwick, RI

I worked at Citizens Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great PTO time given at once. Lunch time great.

Cons

Don't get ill or sick Hr has a strict "yearly" call in or leave early policy I had worked there for 6 years got sick out a lot and got fired.. they said I should got on FMLA ? really nice employer.

Advice to Management

A lot of them don't even have degrees got their way up. I actually heard several times them talking about other employees that's not professional at all!!!!. We had 1 supervisor that was out a lot I'm sure she didn't "write it down in the system she had a OCCURANCE'

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    Former Contractor - Consultant in Boston, MA
    Former Contractor - Consultant in Boston, MA

    I worked at Citizens Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good and ethical work culture

    Cons

    none, everything was good at citizens.


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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Citizens Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Good paid time off allowance
    -comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, etc.)

    Cons

    -Branches in constant turmoil due to high turnover, poor morale, and serious understaffing
    -Top heavy with middle and senior management clueless and out of touch with the front lines
    -Over the top aggressive, unethical sales environment
    -Bank hostile to older workers who feel forced out, replaced with younger colleagues less knowledgable and unprofessional
    -Bank subject of at least two class action lawsuits for violations of fair labor practices
    -Traditional branch colleagues are not cross trained which creates disconnect with in-store branches
    -Bureaucratic and micro-managed branch environment which fosters favoritism and other cliques
    -Human Resources department very lackluster, poor on-boarding process, new hires not properly trained
    -Very poor pay package especially for Bankers, Teller Mangers, and Tellers, not competitive with other financial institutions
    -Incentive program changes on "which direction the wind blows", sales goals unrealistic, goals should be eliminated and payouts based on customer satisfaction scores that are fair and accurate
    -Constant cutbacks including branches now cleaned twice a week, yet bank spends money hand over fist on marketing brochures, materials, etc. that get thrown out!
    -Wants to go paperless yet introduces more paper everyday with mindless trackers, sheets, graphs, you name it, all part of what they call Branch Transformation
    -Excessive e-mails, endless conference calls

    Advice to Management

    Cut the fat and start eliminating useless senior and mid-level manager positions. Bank could save a ton of money eliminatiing regional manager positions by combining in-store and traditional branches. Also, branch corpoarte auditing should be out-sourced. Finally lay off the micro-managing and let your branch colleagues just do their jobs which is taking care of your customers!


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