I worked at Colonial BancGroup full-time (More than a year)
Benefits comparable to most banks, pay was slightly better but bonus was not as good.
Constant turnover in management presented many challenges. Goals were changed quarter to quarter so it was nearly impossible to gain momentum with sales as the focus was constantly shifting.
I applied in-person. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Colonial BancGroup in July 2008.
I submitted resume to sales manager. He invited me in for one on one. There were other interviews with regional managers on the bank side and the whole process including background check took about 2 weeks before Ianded the position.
Not much negotiation. I would advise others to meet with branch manager and inquire about turnover. That would be standard for any bank you interview with. Most important is that you click with the people you work alongside with like tellers, branch manager, and new accounts reps given those are the folks who refer business to you.
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