California Bank & Trust Reviews

Updated Sep 9, 2020

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3.0
43%
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California Bank & Trust Chairman, President and CEO David E. Blackford (no image)
David E. Blackford
44 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent reputation and great people(in 5 reviews)

  • "It can be a great company with the right management and especailly for those looking for a higher position(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low pay, no direction, no incentives for hard work(in 7 reviews)

  • "Health insurance is useless, it doesn't pay for anything til you spend(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Corporate Banking Manager"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President Business Development in Carlsbad, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great company! Quality people and very customer service oriented.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We are thrilled that you enjoyed working for us and that you found us to be customer service oriented. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

  2. "CB&T"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CSA - Customer Service Associate in La Mesa, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at California Bank & Trust part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Relaxed Bank Friendly People A lot of life time people. When people get hired, they stay

    Cons

    Vacation Don't expect this bank to pay you top dollar

    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We are happy that you have found us to be a place where our employees stick around. We appreciate your feedback on compensation and will share this with the appropriate team members. Thanks for being part of our team at California Bank & Trust.


  3. "Start listening to your employees bad management"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Services Representative in Encinitas, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good training from Farnham training department

    Cons

    Bad management/ retaliation/ Watch out for your sales management might steal and nothing is done about it this I will never forget cuz it happened to me. Customer managers has no idea how to do there job and get away with everything. I wish I have good things to say but I don’t Don’t share your plans or don’t go to upper management because nothing is done just look for other job if you don’t like it. Moral is horrible

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    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We would like to learn more about the details of your review. Please contact us at EmployeeExperience@zionsbancorp.com.

  4. "Great Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President Relationship Manager II 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time

    Pros

    great culture and work environment

    Cons

    Low Salary, low Incentives, benefits are ok

    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We're happy that you enjoyed our culture and our work environment during your employment with us. We also appreciate your feedback on compensation and benefits and will share that with the appropriate team members. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

  5. "Make sure you are a VP or higher"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Senior Credit Analyst in San Diego, CA

    I have been working at California Bank & Trust full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Benefits, Leave, Location, Hours, Training

    Cons

    Culture, Management, HR, Leadership, Hierarchy

    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We're happy you enjoy the benefits we offer. We appreciate your feedback on our culture and will share that with the appropriate team members.

  6. "Good Company - Badly Managed Office -Overall Very Good"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time

    Pros

    Good Company. HR is very helpful and accessible. High Execs seem to care about all employees.

    Cons

    Some are very bad at time management. Never on time. Very disrespectful as to another person's time. Office atmosphere can be toxic and cliquish.

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    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We're thrilled you enjoyed your time working for us and that your overall experience was positive. We appreciate your feedback on time management and would like to learn more about this. Please contact us at EmployeeExperience@zionsbancorp.com.

  7. "Good for Young, Healthy People"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - California Bank & Trust in Sacramento, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at California Bank & Trust full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Start Time, Above Average Pay

    Cons

    Mediocre Culture, Bad Benefits, No remote work

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    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We're glad that you enjoy your flexible start time. We appreciate your feedback on our culture and would like to learn more about this. Please contact us at EmployeeExperience@zionsbancorp.com.

  8. "former employee"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Relationship Banker in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    got to be my own boss

    Cons

    company Insurance high deductible premiums

    California Bank & Trust Response

    Interim HR Marketing and Communications Coordinator

    Thank you for taking the time to review us on Glassdoor. We're glad that you enjoyed working for us. We appreciate your feedback on our benefits and will share this with the appropriate team members. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors.

  9. "eh"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Universal Banker 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at California Bank & Trust full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Monday through Friday work schedule

    Cons

    Not easy to move up. Management doesn't really care about growth. Make one mistake and it will effect your job a lot.

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  10. Helpful (2)

    "Hard Work Does Not Equal Employee Recognition"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at California Bank & Trust full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Management shows no appreciation or recognition to employees. They do employee surveys but never act on employee concerns. If you want to work hard and never get promoted, this is the place for you.

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