First Niagara Financial

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The company has merged with too many Banks in a short period of time, and needs to get a handle on the processes work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

ProsGreat people to work with

ConsUpper management should be more organized with processes

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter organization and communication to all levels of company

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company but trying to grow too fast

    Branch Manager (Current Employee)

    I have been working at First Niagara Financial full-time for more than 5 years


    Pros: The people you work with and for want you to succeed. They have assembled a team of people from a ton of great organizations and… Cons: The problems are around the fast expansion of the company. They had four purchases within four years and went from a savings thrift bank to… Advice to Senior Management: Reward employees and don't make them feel like sales machines. Sometimes the goals can stay relatively stagnant from year… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Disappointing , no room for advancement

    Relationship Banker (Former Employee)

    I worked at First Niagara Financial full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Convenient locations, very nice coworkers. Cons: Does not promote from within, raises are very small, sales pressure is ever increasing and… Advice to Senior Management: Value the people that built the company. Not everyone from outside is better than whom… More
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