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BNP Paribas Fortis Reviews

Updated May 20, 2017
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BNP Paribas Fortis CEO Maxime Jadot
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  • environnement de travail professionnel non challengeant, non int (in 3 reviews)

  • tout va sans appliquer quoique ce soit (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Good middle of the road European bank"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good lifestyle, and work life balance.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and limits on advancement.

    Advice to Management

    Streamline


  2. "It was neat"

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    Former Employee - Fund Accountant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Fund Accountant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly people and a neat atmosphere to work. It was a good learning experience.

    Cons

    There was a lot of turnover, a lot of backstabbing it seems. Management was very poor in 2010

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of all of the middle management. People will do well in teams.


  3. "Executive Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Company to work for as they know how to treat employees like individuals.
    Good Benefits
    Great colleagues

    Cons

    None while I worked there


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  5. "Great employer to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work-life balance
    Teleworking
    Interesting personal and professional challenges
    Good salary package

    Cons

    The same points you can expect from any other financial institution

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  6. "opportunities for sales-driven individuals"

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    Current Employee - Business Advisor
    Current Employee - Business Advisor
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    great benefits
    great work-life balance
    many different opportunities throughout several departments

    Cons

    lots of technical IT issues
    not all colleagues are highly driven which can work demotivating


  7. "Good but not excellent"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Sales in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Big company, lots of extra-financial advantages

    Cons

    Not an attractive package compared to other players in the market

    Advice to Management

    Focus on youth


  8. "Repetitive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time

    Pros

    Nice colleagues, work environment, training

    Cons

    Deceptive Management within company structure

    Advice to Management

    Honesty, although this was lacking from my own perspective


  9. "review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time

    Pros

    good culture, friendly people around

    Cons

    pay not comparable to industry


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The hours are fairly reasonable

    Cons

    The pay progression is poor


  11. "Good life balance but opportunities to evolve are rather limited"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels (Belgium)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BNP Paribas Fortis full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good life balance, friendly atmosphere, kind people,

    Cons

    Scope of responsabilities is often unclear -
    Decision making rather slow,
    very hiearchical
    No real opportinity to grow or to change functions
    Management is rather conservative
    Performance is not stimulated

    Advice to Management

    Renew people manager (diverify), empower people, really invest in talents, better reward hard worker


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