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Great people and variety of work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Minneapolis, MN

I have been working at U.S. Bank full-time (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

The people in my department are all top notch, both professionally and in how they treat each other personally. One of the best groups I've worked with. The variety of work is great too, both as a portfolio builder and because it keeps things interesting.

Cons

A lot of interdepartmental politics, though higher level managers do their best to shield those working under them from it. IT seems under-staffed as well, as needed computer updates and software/hardware requests often are hard to get answered.

Advice to Management

Remember that the customer comes before delivery dates.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    Deliver at all costs

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    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - Co-Manager in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at U.S. Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pros vary upon what it is that you seek from an employer. If you like someone else giving you objectives and rewarding you for reaching them, this employer (just like many other corporate structures) offers an environment for such. This could be considered an ideal corporate banking position if you really are looking for "stability" as far as corporate banks are concerned.

    Cons

    Just like many corporate or publicly traded companies, the structure is highly geared toward quarterly performance. Therefore, you are obligated to make an effort to reach your objectives. Unfortunately, the bar will be raised each year or quarter along with any incentive plans meaning you could potentially face a crossroad where the interest of the customer could be squandered because of the pressure to meet your quarterly thresholds.

    Advice to Management

    Be cautious of what you share with not only your team, but other members of management. Everybody has their own reasons for working at a corporate bank. It is important to respect those members who wholeheartedly believe in the company and it is more important to decipher them from those who have other motives. It is important that you can comfortably surround yourself with people who best complement your work ethic so when the pressure is really on, you have a team or friend to support you.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Be prepared to sell

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - In Store Co-Manager in Sacramento, CA
    Former Employee - In Store Co-Manager in Sacramento, CA

    I worked at U.S. Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    This is a publicly traded corporation which means you can have great job security if you excel at sales however this also compromises the best interest of your customer as the sales quotas become almost unobtainable.

    Cons

    There would be conference calls stating we needed to sell "10 credit cards in one day". How is that in the best interest of the customer? How does that make an employee feel when he/she does not reach that unrealistic goal? You have to definitely have a stomach for sales.

    Advice to Management

    Choose your team wisely. Everybody has their own agenda for working at a corporate bank and very few have authentic reasons to be there.

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