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A low pressure environment that is heavy in customer service.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cleveland, OH

I worked at FirstMerit

Approves of CEO
Approves of CEO

Pros

First Merit offers a training course and is a nice low pressure environment to work at if that is what you are looking for.

Cons

Software is a bit obsolete. Very high amount of turnover coupled with poor transparency some members of the management can be frustrating.

Advice to Management

While my employment was an overall pleasant experience, I greatly would have appriciated more transparency in regards to my job and what plans were laid for me.

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  1. Working at a Neighborhood Bank

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    Former Employee - Back Up Teller in Cleveland, OH
    Former Employee - Back Up Teller in Cleveland, OH

    I worked at FirstMerit

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Employees are nice, they treat you with respect and make you feel a part of the team. Great place to work.

    Cons

    First Merit bank is a small neighborhood bank. There is not a lot of opportunity to move up in the corporation unless you live in Akron. People dont tend to leave their positions there to allow new openings

    Advice to Management

    I like how the management throughout the corporation make you feel special. They are there to help build you and make their team stronger.


  2. FirstMerit is a conserative bank

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FirstMerit full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Smaller bank know the people you are working with and get to know backroom. Great employees

    Cons

    Decision making can be painfully slow.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline operations and have consistant procedures. Timely updates of changes to all staff. Departments can become islands need to work together and update each other.


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