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Canadian Western Bank Reviews

Updated February 19, 2017
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  1. "Great Place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Loan Administrator in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Loan Administrator in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - great benefits
    - knowledgeable managers

    Cons

    -some branches lack movement and employment opportunites

    Advice to Management

    -good job


  2. "CWB Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Canadian Western Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good opportunities if you want to stay in AB

    Cons

    struggles to keep up with technology


  3. "Manager Sales & Services"

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

    I worked at Canadian Western Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Excellent work/life balance. Management at all levels truly want staff to achieve their career goals and are there to support you in any way. Excellent benefits/RSP and stock plans

    Cons

    Smaller bank so the opportunity to advance is a bit limited depending on the area you work in

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing


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  5. "* years at Canadian Western Bank"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Stable work, The company has the very best of intentions

    Cons

    Internal politics. Management talks the talk, but doesn't walk the walk.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be afraid to do and say what is right because you worry about perception.


  6. "Quality Assurance Analyst / Tester"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - QA Analyst/Tester in Edmonton, AB (Canada)
    Former Employee - QA Analyst/Tester in Edmonton, AB (Canada)

    I worked at Canadian Western Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    People friendly, there is first aid box on each floor

    Cons

    For Contract staff, Break time not paid for


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    "Worst bank ever"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefit, and better pay then other ofi

    Cons

    Not allowed to raise your concerns about anything.... they will let you go.. management sucks, and hr only listen what management people says. They don't care about employees. No team work

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the employee.. don't think you are always right


  8. "Senior Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Canadian Western Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and some great people to work with. Always friendly and customer oriented.

    Cons

    Limited development opportunities for those in operational support areas.

    Advice to Management

    Embrace millennials. Look the new demographics in AB and rethink your brand.


  9. "Senior Account Manager"

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

    Pros

    Strong work life balance and good corporate culture.

    Cons

    Pay scale is on the lower end of the spectrum.


  10. "Great Place to Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager, Commercial Banking in Surrey, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Account Manager, Commercial Banking in Surrey, BC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Canadian Western Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance culture and excellent benefits. Opportunities for advancement and different locations to move between if necessary. Immediate management is always available for guidance.

    Cons

    I think they need to have a more competitive salary base (more aligned with other financial institutions) and better communication from head office.


  11. "sales & service rep"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Saskatoon, SK (Canada)

    I have been working at Canadian Western Bank full-time

    Pros

    excellent team, learning and culture within the organization,

    Cons

    Old fashioned format. Lots of glitch with the new format up.



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