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You can be what you want to be

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Former Employee - Vice President in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Former Employee - Vice President in Bloomfield Hills, MI

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

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Opportunity for advancement is only limited by your ability to look for it.

Cons

Limited openings sometimes if you want to stay in the came career track.

Advice to Management

Allow people who are "chomping" at the bits to move ahead.

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    Personal Banker

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Personal Banker in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Comerica full-time (Less than a year)

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Company is smaller so you get to know everyone. In addition very slow in a branch you might go the entire day without seeing a customer.

    Cons

    There are a number of serious cons when working for Comerica. I will start by saying I worked in San Diego California and other places like Michigan where the company has the most branches are better. Turnover is extremely high it almost caused me not to except my job regrettably I did which turned out to be a mistake. The Technology is horrible and I have no other way to put it. It’s like taking a time machine back to the 80’s. For the employees and the customers it’s hard. In addition the region has no clear direction at one point it’s all about cross sells and checking accounts. Another point it’s about DDA dollars. Sales goals change and they have no way of tracking because the technology is so bad. In fact everything takes so long to reflect in your sales you could really just make up numbers for 6 months it would take them that long to notice. In addition lending is impossible more conservative than most banks and I came from Wells Fargo which is known for being a conservative lender. The loan process is so disorganized you can’t give people timely updates. Most of the time it’s a decline and the customer goes to any other bank where they can get approved. In a nut shell this is a company stuck in the past and unable to embrace the future if you’re from a major bank I recommend looking somewhere else. Everything that has to do with HR is outsourced so even the hiring process is lengthy, like everything else with this company it moves extremely slow took 3 months. Job and bank turned out being so dysfunctional I left within 2 months and accepted another offer. Sadly I literally know about 4 people including managers that have been with Comerica more than 1 year the longest was 3 years. Again this is in San Diego which may be the most dysfunctional region.

    Advice to Management

    The Company needs a makeover. Systems need to be in place to make a process easier and you need to embrace change or be left behind. If you want to say you're a major bank act like one.


  2. A good company to work for.

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Vice President in Detroit, MI

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great opportunities for advancement available.

    Cons

    No structured cross-training program for individuals looking to learn about or work in other areas of the bank.

    Advice to Management

    Develop a structured cross-training program for individuals looking to work in different areas of the bank.


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