Alerus Reviews

Updated Aug 19, 2020

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Alerus President, CEO, Chairman of the Board Randy Newman (no image)
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16 Ratings
  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retirement Specialist in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alerus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The care about you and your family

    Cons

    Lacks training new employees. Many different databases to search for information

  2. "Excellent Employer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Alerus full-time

    Pros

    Takes care of employees when times get rough and other companies are laying people off. A great long term employer that does not push older employees out the door to bring in younger lower paid employees.

    Cons

    Better Training needed for new employees


  3. "Tremendous Company and Culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in East Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alerus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Diversified financial services company with various opportunities within the organization. Transparent C Suite leadership. Inclusive company culture.

    Cons

    Multiple systems that store data and information can make it challenging to find specific info, resources, etc.

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  4. "Great job for students"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Alerus part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay for college students, flexible

    Cons

    Could use some newer, updates technology

  5. "I’m not sure"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retirement Account Analyst in Albert Lea, MN

    I have been working at Alerus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, working with clients

    Cons

    Unable to move up

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  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Plan Administrator 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alerus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible, friendly enviroment, great benefits and pay

    Cons

    Some of the managers clearly have favorites and it shows

  7. "Overall, great company to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Associate in Grand Forks, ND
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alerus part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Alerus is a great place to work as they are flexible and typically willing to work with many different situations

    Cons

    Human Resources lacks at Alerus

  8. "Good first job"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alerus full-time

    Pros

    18 days PTO, coworkers and most customers were great to work with.

    Cons

    No room for advancement/low pay

  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alerus full-time

    Pros

    supportive of work/life balance, tools to help with growth, and the company has great values.

    Cons

    none that I can think of

  10. "IT Technical Specialist"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Technical Specialist in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Alerus full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    flexible schedule for employees work week

    Cons

    not enough training when starting

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