Royal Bank of Canada

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Royal Bank of Canada Reviews

Updated March 4, 2015
Updated March 4, 2015
565 Reviews
3.6
565 Reviews
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Royal Bank of Canada President and Chief Executive Officer Gordon M. Nixon
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Adequate work/life balance relative to other large investment banks (in 30 reviews)

  • The culture and work environment is very motivating and inspiring for creativity (in 24 reviews)


Cons
  • The bank is fast paced making work/life balance tough (in 10 reviews)

  • Senior Management can be all over the place sometimes (in 11 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Great culture, great people.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Young and growing organisation in the UK. Everyone is highly motivated, hard working, while being nice and happy.
    Great benefits, great facilities (canteen, shower rooms, ...)

    Cons

    It is a large corporate so it has the overhead of a large corporate (slow processes)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue doing what you are doing

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    RBC is a very professional, well run company.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    Laid back atmosphere, great location in downtown Manhattan.

    Cons

    Sometimes deadlines can be stressful.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Business System Analyst - Coop

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

    I worked at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    Famous Bank in Canada, fast pace, proactive, and professional

    Cons

    Nothing bad in terms of coop experiences

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    Fantastic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisor in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Advisor in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    Good people, good opportunity for growth. benefits are fantastic. competitive pay. management will always take the opportunity to provide coaching and help you advance your career

    Cons

    zero. fun office culture, Good people, good opportunity for growth. benefits are fantastic. competitive pay. management will always take the opportunity to provide coaching and help you advance your career

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep doing what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    technical systems analyst

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Technical Systems Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Intern - Technical Systems Analyst in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    best environment , no pressure good for technical dept. like programming

    Cons

    nothing to loss.. no cons

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Interview

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

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    Very nice and exciting experience

    Cons

    nothing bad about it just the experience was great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    try hard

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    So far so good, no major complaints.

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

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    Average pay, very good work life, good opportunities, good benefits, good for entry level positions and new grads

    Cons

    management level staff get more than they may deserve, while the mid level to entry level staff should be more valued.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Awesome company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Accounts Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Senior Accounts Manager in Montreal, QC (Canada)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    RBC has been an incredible company. After 4 years with the companies I have an an incredible experience.

    Cons

    The company has strong core values. Management maybe needs to reach out more to understand employees in order to help them further develop their careers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Inform yourself in order to guide your employees to develop. Empower your employees. Keep up the great work. Great work life balance. Great opportunities. Great career planing. Great technologies and training.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    awesome

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada

    Pros

    very very good and very very dynamic

    Cons

    no at all so far so good

  11.  

    Great Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Banking Advisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Banking Advisor in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Canada full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good hours and great service model

    Cons

    no cons. keeps employees happy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep it up. dont change it up

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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