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Canadian Western Bank Overview

www.cwbank.com
Edmonton, AB (Canada)
1001 to 5000 employees
Unknown
Company - Public (CBWBF)
Finance
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
RBC, TD, Scotiabank
Canadian Western Bank (TSX: CWB) is the largest publicly traded Canadian bank headquartered in Western Canada. CWB and its subsidiaries, which are together known as Canadian Western Bank Group (CWB Group), offer a diversified range of financial services through 41 banking ... Read more

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    Current Employee - Account Manager, Retail Banking in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Account Manager, Retail Banking in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
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    I have been working at Canadian Western Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance, amazing benefits and the people that I works with keep me coming back on a daily basis. I have been here for about 6 years and cannot imagine working for another company that treats their employees as well as CWB does. There are always opportunities to grow and develop within the bank when you work hard and are willing to move around within the company. There are so many learning opportunities and I am so excited to see where the company goes within the next few years.

    Cons

    High stress environment due to workload capacity. Sometimes seems like resources are not distributed evenly across the bank/department to help with this.

    Advice to Management

    Communication needs to come from Senior Management down through to the bottom of the organization. Feels like we are in the blind. Keep giving opportunities to those employees who work hard and search them out! Pay structure needs to be re-evaluated.

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Canadian Western Bank Photos

Canadian Western Bank photo of: Uve Knaak, Senior VP of Culture, Leadership & Succession Management, and Kelly Blackett, Senior VP, Human Resources, participate in CWB's frequent ‘donut days' that encourage employee camaraderie
Canadian Western Bank photo of: Chris Fowler, President & CEO, and Angela Saveraux, Mgr., PR & Community Investment, celebrate CWB's $1.3M in donations to children's charities through The Greater Interest GIC campaign since 2008.
Canadian Western Bank photo of: Teamwork is key at CWB Group. Our people genuinely care about their coworkers, and are always willing to help each other solve problems or find ways to provide better service to our clients!
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Canadian Western Bank Interviews

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    Although there were not any current position available I sent my resume to Head Office anyway. I had a phone interview and was set up with a face to face interview with the RVP within 2 days. The RVP touched base every 2 weeks to let me know that I had not been forgotten. Once a position came available I was contacted to go to a branch for an interview. The whole process took 4 months.

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