Inland Bancorp Reviews

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  1. Jack of many trades

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    Former Employee - Support in Oak Brook, IL
    Former Employee - Support in Oak Brook, IL

    I worked at Inland Bancorp full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, affiliation to Inland Real Estate

    Cons

    Senior Management, CEO, pay, no growth opportunities.

    Advice to Management

    Start paying attention to your staff's needs. Figure out what motivates them on go with it instead of artificial "team-building" events that you force them into going.

  2. Too much power to a select few-

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oak Brook, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Oak Brook, IL

    I worked at Inland Bancorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent staff with great experience - they staff appropriately and make people feel valued. The business model of the bank is a good one and the opportunities to grow within organization are for the mist part, excellent. They also naked an effort to build positive staff morale and keep people involved and informed.

    Cons

    Growing too fast and president picked favorites and gave them too much power

    Advice to Management

    Let management do their jobs - some really good people with a good business model but president tended to ignore their advice

  3. Not a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Teller
    Former Employee - Teller

    I worked at Inland Bancorp part-time (More than 5 years)

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    The people were probably the only thing that they had going for them.

    Cons

    Backwards management. They were all set o n sales and only hiring people who were like used cars salesmen. Upper management doesnt have a clue and they have unrealistic unattainable goals for everyone. They all need more education, especially in employee relations.

    Advice to Management

    Quit relying on sales so much. Your bank is not Chase Bank and you should not strive to be. Also don't pretend to be a community bank when you clearly are not. Focus more on customer service rather than selling a customer things they don't need. Ask the people who actually service the customers what is the best products for them. Stop trying to force so many issues.

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    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Oak Brook, IL
    Current Employee - Personal Banker in Oak Brook, IL

    I have been working at Inland Bancorp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Lots of work, nice people to work with.

    Cons

    Management is not that great. CEO has no clue but can be a nice guy.

    Advice to Management

    Let the employes think outside the bos.

  6. Should have avoided this place

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    Former Employee - Teller
    Former Employee - Teller

    I worked at Inland Bancorp

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Co-Workers are great but that is the extent of the benefits

    Cons

    Poor management style, need more education

    Advice to Management

    Ask the lower people what you believe is the best product for customers instead of guessing.

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