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Bank of the Philippine Islands Reviews

Updated September 15, 2017
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Aurelio Montinola III
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Pros
  • Very good benefits and great colleagues (in 6 reviews)

  • Good training ground for starters - new college grads (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Too much politics, No OT Pay, Low Salary (in 6 reviews)

  • Bell curve system applied for annual ratings (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "New Accounts Representative"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great Bank Company to Work for in the Philippines

    Cons

    Could be stressful specially in customer service


  2. "teller"

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    Former Employee - Teller in Manila, AR
    Former Employee - Teller in Manila, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good experience really really ok

    Cons

    low salary not so good really

  3. "Service officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Good training for all bankers

    Cons

    Filipino work culture. Division of staff and management


  4. "Pay is okay but..."

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    Current Employee - Officer in Philippine (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Officer in Philippine (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Standard quarterly bonuses (same as BMS)
    Comprehensive healthcare plan (maxicare)
    Car facility (for officers)
    Required 5 training days a year
    Clothing and medical allowance
    Free annual membership for credit card
    Lots of information about the industry

    Cons

    Always working overtime
    Bosses are okay, but coaching/mentoring needs improvement
    Very low % increase of BMS
    3years bond for OTP graduates
    Always reorg...
    I feel overworked

    Advice to Management

    More leadership training for supervisors


  5. "Good Training"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Provides good training for their employees

    Cons

    Separation of Staff and Officers is very common


  6. "One of the best Bank in the Philippines, But sucks in handling employees"

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    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Bank Teller in Makati City (Philippines)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Facilities & Famous Bank in the PH

    Cons

    Too much politics, No OT Pay, Low Salary

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your employees


  7. "Mainframe Programmer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati, Rizal (Philippines)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati, Rizal (Philippines)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Access to bank products and services
    Credit card
    Maxicare

    Cons

    Low chance of promotion
    Low salary

  8. "WORKING IN BPI"

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    Former Employee - Production Support Analyst in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Production Support Analyst in Makati City (Philippines)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Got the best activities in IT department. Christmas party, sports league and etc.

    Cons

    Got moved to another company. Workplace politics will not motivate you.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees more rather than to your own personal reason


  9. "Head Office Based"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Fast processing of application.
    - Really good work environment, workmates are friendly and helpful.
    - Good work-social life balance.
    - Great benefits (Medical, 16 month pay, ).
    - Training and development highly encouraged by senior management.
    - Not very strict on work hours (might depend on role).

    Cons

    - Some floors of the office not well-maintained, very dusty and triggers asthma.
    - Promotion is slow, even for the deserving. Some politics involved.
    - Bell curve system applied for annual ratings.
    - Systems and programs being used are ancient and outdated.
    - There is job hierarchy.
    - Elevators are slow!


  10. "Starting salary for newly-hired Customer Service Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the Philippine Islands full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, paid leaves, lots of training for career improvement.

    Cons

    Some areas are too pushy with sales.


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