Ulster Bank

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Updated Jun 13, 2014

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2.4 9 reviews

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25% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Better to work here before Royal Bank of Scotland took over

    Business Executive (Former Employee) Cork (Ireland)

    ProsMet some nice people over the years

    ConsRude customers, lazy management. Jobs for the boys!

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop leading staff down the garden path

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Many internal problems, but good employee benefits

    Employee (Former Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    ProsEmployee benefits are really good, best pension (defined contrib.) out there. Great people in the teams

    ConsRubbish systems, too much red tape, constant firefight, terrible communications from mgt, no promotions

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate with staff better, get serious about upgrading the employee-facing systems.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Lack of future progress

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    ProsGood work - life balance,

    Conslack of development opportunities, no bonuses, no salary rise for years

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very good entry level experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat people to work with
    Willingness to share knowledge with new joiners
    Training opportunities

    ConsRBS driven business decisions and processes
    Little career opportunites

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore independent decision making

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Used to be a great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsSome great people, decent salary.

    ConsOrganisational changes and redundancies have put huge pressure on people, making Ulster Bank a fairly stressful place to work. Future uncertainty is creating a culture of fear among staff. Communication from Senior Management is poor at times and there have been many examples of complete incompetence.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWork more on developing people and creating a culture not based on fear.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    mostly enjoyable and great co workers

    CSO (Former Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    Prosgreat to work near home, great co workers

    Conspressure to front line staff is not recognized by senior head office management

    Advice to Senior Managementlisten to customers and staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Poor leadership and constant unplanned changes

    Analyst (Former Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    ProsA job is a job.

    Consno salary increases. bad communications from management.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Great people

    Sales (Former Employee) Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)

    ProsGreat staff
    Very friendly
    Good bonus
    Great locations
    Good products

    ConsBank recession a lot of job cuts
    Uncertainty with jobs

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore incentives

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    Very repetitive stressful and under appreciative place to work

    Clerical A (Current Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    ProsGood social scene with colleagues. Working hours 35 hrs per week. 25 days holidays per year. Buy and Sell holidays

    ConsUnder-appreciated. Little chance for promotion.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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