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Excellent

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Midland States Bank full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Growth opportunities
Multiple areas of responsibility depending upon field of focus
Fast-paced
Customer oriented
Innovative

Cons

Growing pains
Change management
Lean staffing but large growth goals

Recommends
Positive Outlook

3 Other Employee Reviews for Midland States Bank (View Most Recent)

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    Mid-to-Large size Bank trapped in Community Bank sized shoes

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative II in Saint Louis, MO
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative II in Saint Louis, MO

    I worked at Midland States Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Growth potential
    Good leadership
    Great financial security
    Decent benefits

    Cons

    Low compensation
    Very little room to move up ladder outside of Effingham location
    Hiring from within is not important to them when hiring mid to senior level positions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Your focus should be on your customers. Put more planning into the changes you make and make sure it will cause as little disruption and anger from current customers. Move BEYOND the "open a checking account, get XYZ for free". The days of free toasters are over. If you do not do something to stop hemorrhaging accounts, there will be nothing left. Spend the extra time and money to treat your loyal customers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Low morale, elitist environment, HR calamity.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Effingham, IL

    I have been working at Midland States Bank

    Pros

    Great ancillary training; some mid-level managers that are fantastic - motivating, smart, very qualified.

    Cons

    Isolated senior management; too many decisions based on personality and not analysis and relevance. Disresgard for employee chosen career paths for personal agendas - HR is a significant failure. (see interview review for comments provided by someone else) It's like having to relive high school and not being in the small 'it' crowd all over again for most of the staff.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take off your blinders; survey employees and find our what's really going on. Listen and react.

    Doesn't Recommend
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