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Updated March 1, 2015
Updated March 1, 2015
657 Reviews
3.2
657 Reviews
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Fifth Third President, CEO, and Director; President and CEO, Fifth Third Bank Kevin T. Kabat
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is easily attained when working at Fifth Third Bank (in 21 reviews)

  • Worked with some awesome people; good benefits in line with what others offer (in 28 reviews)


Cons
  • Upper management doesn't understand things that happen within the branch (in 31 reviews)

  • Sales goals are not realistic and the training was inadequate (in 26 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great training and skills development.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Retail Personal Banker in Toledo, OH
    Current Employee - Retail Personal Banker in Toledo, OH

    I have been working at Fifth Third full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Upper management is involved and cares about the health of your financial center. There is lots of room to move up into the position you want. Management is willing to coach and develop you to become the best you can be.

    Cons

    High turnover. The job can get very stressful in regards to meeting goals which leads to some bankers switching jobs or banks.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay involved with your affiliates financial centers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Fifth Third Bank - Corporate / Investment Banking

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

    I have been working at Fifth Third full-time

    Pros

    Strong leadership dedicated to growing the business. Talented professionals across the Corporate / Investment banking platform. Easier than [larger shops] to be promoted from Analyst to Associate to Principal to Director. Clear path to advancement.

    Cons

    IT Systems [support and functionality] / Gaps in spending on Infrastructure.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Good company with great benefits, slow moving, upward career path.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fifth Third

    Pros

    Benefits, bonus/incentives, people, opportunities, culture

    Cons

    Base salary just ok, conservative environment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    PB2

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

    I have been working at Fifth Third

    Pros

    Hours are 8:30 - 5:15.

    Cons

    Sales goals are high. A lot of focus on loans.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    I was a summer intern in the Retail Lockbox Operation center in Madisonville, OH.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Madisonville, OH
    Current Intern - Intern in Madisonville, OH

    I have been working at Fifth Third as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a nice work environment where everybody got along very well. Very easy process to pick up on.

    Cons

    The leadership played more of a managerial role than an actual leadership role. I had to pick up most of the information on my own.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please ensure that the management is looking to enhance the experience for all workers. I was not happy with the management I experienced mainly due to the fact that they were distant.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Lots of opportunity for advancement if you are willing to put the work in

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Grand Rapids, MI
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Grand Rapids, MI

    I have been working at Fifth Third full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Very extensive training, management is very down to earth and genuinely invested in your success.

    Cons

    You need to be a quick learner due to the fast paced environment, if you need things explained over and over, this is probably not the best job for you

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Challenging Organization

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Wealth Management Advisor in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Wealth Management Advisor in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Fifth Third

    Pros

    Great products and services to sale, nice ESOP and 401k plans, competitive salary, reasonable sales goals with bonus plan.

    Cons

    can be very competitive to the point of being cut throat with some team mates, meetings for meeting sake.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the employee surveys are quite interesting, you should really take a longer look at the negative responses, most will give a glowing report because it is easier to complete. the real answers you are looking for are in the longer comment section.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Louisville, KY
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Louisville, KY

    I have been working at Fifth Third

    Pros

    Great benefits, open minded and help employees growing.

    Cons

    Not a lot of csr recognition from upper management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Csr recognition

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Love the company now that my pay has been adjusted

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker in Fort Myers, FL
    Current Employee - Licensed Personal Banker in Fort Myers, FL

    I have been working at Fifth Third full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Care about their employees
    Benefits
    Career opportunites

    Cons

    Doing the job of too many people

    Recommends
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Painfully slow corporate processes

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Fifth Third

    Pros

    Pay was great if you can stand doing nothing in a grey cube.

    Cons

    Grey walls, meeting after meeting after meeting with no decisions being made

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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