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First Midwest Bank Overview

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Itasca, IL
1001 to 5000 employees
1982
Company - Public (FMBI)
Banks & Credit Unions
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
J.P. Morgan, Harris Bankcorp, Bank of America
There's a lot of cabbage in corn country. Just ask First Midwest Bancorp, the holding company for First Midwest Bank. Through about 100 branches, the bank mainly serves suburban Chicago, though its market extends into central and western Illinois and neighboring ... Read more

First Midwest Bank Reviews

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First Midwest Bank President, CEO, and Director Michael L. Scudder
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45 Ratings
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    I worked at First Midwest Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good local leadership.
    Growth and development was good within branch.

    Cons

    New executives were slowly taking away benefits.
    Pay was not comparable to competitions.
    Opportunities were limited based on location of your branch.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees concerns.

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First Midwest Bank Photos

First Midwest Bank photo of: "Highest Customer Satisfaction with Retail Banking in the Midwest Region" - J.D. Power (2015, 2014)
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First Midwest Bank Interviews

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    Investment Assistant Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at First Midwest Bank.

    Interview

    Phone interview—a general first interview with HR discussing my background and what I hope to get. On site interview with managers talking about why I want to come , and other typical behavior questions and what I will be doing for this job.

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First Midwest Bank Awards & Accolades

  • Top 100 Workplaces, Chicago Tribune, 2011
  • Highest in Customer Satisfaction for Retail Banking in the Midwest, J.D. Power and Associates, 2011
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