Union Bank N.A.
3.2 of 5 207 reviews
www.unionbank.com San Francisco, CA 5000+ Employees

Union Bank N.A. Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.2 207 reviews

                             

78% Approve of the CEO

Union Bank N.A. President & CEO Masashi Oka

Masashi Oka

(94 ratings)

62% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "benefits,opportunity to grow, work life balance, work at home option policy"
    in 21 reviews
  • "Very good benefits with exception of their health insurance, which it is extremely expensive"
    in 14 reviews
Cons:
  • "Much of senior management is top notch - very few bad eggs"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Archaic practices are fully embraced and upper management very resistant to change"
    in 9 reviews
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Summer Finance Intern

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Union Bank N.A.

Pros1. Strong company culture and values
2. Feeling as an important asset to the company
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Cons1. Internship does not serve as a pipeline for full time employment

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Union Bank is old fashioned company but takes good care of its employees

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time for more than 3 years

Prosbenefits,opportunity to grow, work life balance, work at home option policy

Consany change in software and hardware infrastructure takes a lot of time and many approvals. The process is slow.

Advice to Senior Managementreduce politics and let new ideas propagate to the surface of the corporate decision making pond

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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It was a stable bank with good foundations.

Financial Services Representative (Former Employee)
Oakland, CA

I worked at Union Bank N.A. full-time for more than a year

ProsThe people I worked with were great.

ConsThe pay could have been higher and not much bonus.

Advice to Senior ManagementTreat others the way you want to be treated.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The BCC is a sweatshop with no opportunity for growth

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time

ProsThe bathrooms were recently remodeled -- the old ones were quite unsanitary. (Yes, this is actually one of the only "pros")
And there is opportunity to meet some great people despite the terrible working conditions.

ConsThere is absolutely no opportunity for growth but the worst part is management continues to promise a very bright near future. These promises, without fail, never come to fruition. The conditions of the center are horribly depressing - there is no sunlight, lingering odors, and crammed cubicles. Co-workers are negative, hostile, demanding, and unpleasant to work with. The pay is low as it is and material raises are hardly ever given. Working at the BCC is draining, depressing, and dissatisfying.

Advice to Senior ManagementAppreciate your employees - especially those who go above and beyond. Say good job and thank you and maybe hand out a bonus or a raise every once and a while.

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

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Good bank to work for

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I worked at Union Bank N.A. full-time for more than 5 years

ProsUnion Bank is a good place to work for where they value work-life balance and employee goals. They provide good benefits, retirement plan (if employment exceeds 5 years), upward mobility and opportunities to shine. Management continually requests feedback from employees through surveys on various aspects of the job--work load, job satisfaction, management performance and attentiveness, what can be improved. Team work and diversity is great. Take care of employees in an event of layoffs by providing severance pay and outplacement services.

ConsIn terms of technology, Union Bank is a bit behind in the industry which can create frustrations but they are actively working on improving that. Pay is on the lower side compared to industry.

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove pay to increase incentive and attract talent, define individual goals to achieve if one is to succeed and advance in career. No defined goals can lead to unnecessary and unproductive competition between co-workers who are part of the same team. This will foster collaboration and overall team success.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked in IT

Systems Specialist (Current Employee)
Monterey Park, CA

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time for more than a year

ProsSafe and secure work place

ConsVery backwards in terms of technology. They have many legacy system and are very slow when it comes to change.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Little space to grow

Senior Teller (Former Employee)
San Diego, CA

I worked at Union Bank N.A. part-time for more than 3 years

Prosgreat benefits and the team members are often nice.
depending on the office you work, you can expect drama

ConsHiring external
Little space to grow as a teller

Advice to Senior ManagementValue internals and foster career development

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time

Prosemployees get pension plan s

Consno training, so much politicking, clueless management

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

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Great company; poor management

Relationship Manager (Current Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGreat company with growth potential. Product partner support...limited management support.

ConsManagement has unrealistic goals, expectations, and processes to get desired result.

Advice to Senior ManagementPromote managers from the field with real life experience. Those currently in management are too far removed and simply out of touch with reality.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company to work for!

Branch Support Specialist (Current Employee)
Ocean Beach, CA

I have been working at Union Bank N.A. part-time for less than a year

ProsNo non-ethical sales pressure. Always doing the right thing for our customers, great pay and excellent sales and service culture

ConsVery hard to move up due to the small size of the bank.

Advice to Senior ManagementOffer more hours and hire more employees in the busier branches.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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