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Updated December 7, 2017
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  1. "A great work place to be"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Bank (NJ) part-time

    Pros

    A great workplace to be

    Cons

    Nothing negative about this place


  2. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    not much room for advancement

  3. "Columbia does it best."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, people, planned growth and opportunities for existing employees. Healthy and promising future. Great benefits!

    Cons

    Running out of space to place new hires. Waiting for corporate renovations this year.

    Advice to Management

    When asking for advice, listen and don't judge.


  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Bank Teller in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Current Employee - Bank Teller in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia Bank (NJ) part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Working at Columbia is a great experience the guests, workers everyone is warm and friendly and benefits are good and pay as well.

    Cons

    Moving up is hard and instead of filling positions when people leave they'll cut it instead of giving someone else the opportunity.


  5. "Universal Banker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work for!

    Cons

    No cons on this company


  6. "Higher position"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Current Employee - Customer Service Supervisor in Fair Lawn, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pension and bonuses, free checking, vacations, paid sick time, holiday party, summer picnic, free Thanksgiving turkeys, great medical and dental insurance.

    Cons

    It's hard to move up in the company. Pay is also lower than what I believe I should be earning.

    Advice to Management

    Really care about your employees and listen to them.


  7. "Custome Service Rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time

    Pros

    Paid holidays if you are full time.

    Cons

    Management is far too uptight and old school. Zero changes for advancement. Pay is awful. Who can live off of 25k a year?!

    Advice to Management

    Get a clue.

  8. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Manager
    Former Employee - Branch Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Columbia Bank (NJ) full-time

    Pros

    Columbia Bank has great hours, great benefits, offers a substantial opportunity of growth and development within the company and is widely involved in the community. The working environment is charged with positivity and hope for the up and coming staff of this establishment.

    Cons

    Needs more Uniformity between the branches and the regions. The back office team needs to be more willing to assist and help employees in the offices with more avidity.

    Advice to Management

    Communication!


  9. "Great Part-Time"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Columbia Bank (NJ) part-time

    Pros

    great work hours, nice pay

    Cons

    none that I can think of


  10. "Columbia Bank Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Universal Banker
    Current Employee - Universal Banker
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Enjoyable Environment, Solid Customers who care about you

    Cons

    Extremely short staff, and cutting back on unnecessary roles,


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