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Danske Bank Reviews

Updated July 18, 2017
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Thomas F. Borgen
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Pros
  • Excellent team driven ethos, support from managers and great work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Transportation Facilities including pickup and drop , flexible work hours (in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • As an intern I was entitled to a little bit boring tasks, but there was probably a potential to grow if I stayed for a longer period (in 3 reviews)

  • You need to be good in Danish or at least understand the language to feel better in work surroundings (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Pretty good place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good at bonds, FX, rates

    Cons

    Less good at investment banking

    Advice to Management

    de-centralize decision making


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Professional environment, great management staff, good career opportunities, great pay if you are good.

    Cons

    Can be sometimes little bureaucratic , but nothing too bad. If you love to work for a really big firm, this is the place

    Advice to Management

    Keep on rocking!

  3. "General review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Officer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Current Employee - Senior Operations Officer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danske Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Skilled and smart team; variety of internal and external trainings; great possibilities to achieve personal and teams' goals.

    Cons

    Sometimes the decisions are being made too slowly and too late.

    Advice to Management

    To put more trust onto the employees and help them implement their ideas, that are going to improve the daily routine process.


  4. "Good employer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work with great people
    Challenging work at times
    Good place for personal development

    Cons

    Depending on role work can sometimes be a bit boring at times
    For the responsibility and work you are not paid accordingly


  5. "Software engineer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Danske Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Interesting projects, latest technologies, good salary, other perks: gym, game rooms, local canteen that offers cheap and good quality food

    Cons

    Employment procedures are tough .


  6. "Leading Bank in Denmark"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danske Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great CEO with visions and warmth - a person to follow. competent management, high focus on the digital agenda and customer journey. Nordic and somewhat European presence,

    Cons

    Old culture still exists with high seniority on management positions. Change readiness is lower Ryan the willingness. High focus on customers - employees less prioritized.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Would not recommend to anybody!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Officer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Current Employee - Operations Officer in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I have the best teammates in my carreer so far.

    Cons

    Senior management, salary, team leader, procedures.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what your employees are saying, their notices.

  8. "Sr AP specialist"

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

    I worked at Danske Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work, informal environment, cares about employees, good bonus, possibilities to grow, lot of trainings, good health insurance package

    Cons

    comparably low salary, the raise is very moderate - a few percents only even with good results


  9. "Chief Consultant"

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    • 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 Danske Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues and work life balance

    Cons

    long decisions by management is an issue

    Advice to Management

    decentralize decisions


  10. "Flexible job with interesting tasks"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Brabrand (Denmark)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Brabrand (Denmark)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Danske Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule and uses modern technologies.

    Cons

    Hard to integrate with legacy systems.
    Not optimal if you are ambitious.


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