Regions Financial

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Is Regions bank the carreer for you?

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Former Employee - Teller in New Orleans, LA
Former Employee - Teller in New Orleans, LA

I worked at Regions Financial

Pros

Regions Bank is always hiring for new positions. Because of their numerous locations, you can always find a position available somewhere in the vacinity of your living area. Also, Regions Bank is very locally operated. Most customers continue to come to one particular bank location and tend not to stray, so you get to know them on a daily basis. Regions Bank rarely has other employees from other branches coming to " fill in " when there is a shortage of employees due to vacations or other circumstances, therefore you have a better chance to get to know your coworkers .

Cons

Regions Bank has a very high turnover rate. Many employees get hired on with the assumptioin that they will be with the bank for a certain amount of time. However due to the large turnover rate, a number of employees are dismissed or transferred to other branches because their branch didn't have enough business or because of other setbacks. These are situations that should be addressed before hiring new employees. Regions Bank has a reputation of assuming that long time employees must take on the role of senior positions, meaning when a position of management or seniority comes along, that employee should take it or at least apply for it.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

As a teller with Regions Bank I would like to let the Senior Management team know that they could learn plenty from the tellers and other employees within the branch if they would take the time to listen. I would suggest holding more meetings and really working together as a team on the issues that arrise instead of addressing the do's and don'ts of the company. Really listen to the other employees and give them a chance to fix a problem within protocol on their own without having to always be involved. Experience comes with learning, but how can you learn unless you experience it?

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    Regions Bank Customer Service- Corova, TN

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Memphis, TN
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Memphis, TN

    I worked at Regions Financial

    Pros

    great perks, included a park on the facility, cafeteria, free gym. Health insurance plans were available, medical was a little on the expensive side but availbale and cheper when compared to similar companies in Tennessee. Good work environment from other co-workers and managers/ supervisors

    Cons

    since many people usually stay for a long period of time with the company there are not many positions created, and with the mergers of Planters Bank and AmSouth less jobs were created but terminated

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good system of having a weekday off and working saturday, and hours were flexible with many schedulles available to employees to choose from.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Regions is a good "regional" employer.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Birmingham, AL

    I have been working at Regions Financial

    Pros

    Three weeks of vacation after your first year of employment. Regions is a great place to work for working Moms. They are very good about allowing you to leave when you need, if you have finished your work. The benefits are as good as any comparable company in this area.

    Cons

    VERY "Corporate" atmosphere. Constantly, getting "Regions values" videos because the merger was such a mess that most employees aren't sure who they're reporting to. The merger took too long to straighten out, but the pieces are beginning to align. Also, if you aren't in a profit generating area, you'll probably be laid off at some point in the future or you're working with a bunch of lazy people that only care about getting off on time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Organize your hierarchy, so employs know who reports to whom.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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