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A good entry level position

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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Customer Services Representative  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Former Employee - Customer Services Representative in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I worked at Royal Bank of Canada full-time for more than a year

Pros

Excellent training program (although I have heard they cut back on this recently)
A higher range competitive wage & benefits with regards to CSRs/Tellers in the banking industry.
A young, enjoyable team to work with (depends on area, but usually the workbase when I was there was young, and the culture evolved from there).
Gives great experience with regards to problem resolution situations and general interaction professionally with the public, generally good support and development from your managers (although YMMV once again).

Cons

Little room to move up; it was difficult to apply for better positions as the competition was fierce, and people didn't tend to leave (Account Managers).
Wage growth potential wasn't great.
Seen cuts to benefits programs.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stop being greedy. Share the wealth of the dividends of a well-run Canadian banking system with your employees! Bring back some more benefits.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Political and unprofessional

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    Current Employee - Credit Analyst
    Current Employee - Credit Analyst

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent work hours
    Senior staff are relatively approachable

    Cons

    Internal politics
    Middle managers are often out of control
    HR staff are not very efficient (in terms of helping with internal transfers)
    Canadian employees seems to be enjoying better benefits and more transparency in terms of promotion/bonus/etc.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote transparency
    Better internal recruitment
    Invest in new HR teams

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Overall, solid company good to work for.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The benefits package is good, people are very smart and very helpful. Great company culture and work ethic.

    Cons

    Overtime work is not paid, way too much work and sometimes no respect for people starting in a new role.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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