BECU - Great Company but limited room for growth and job security is questionable | Glassdoor
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"Great Company but limited room for growth and job security is questionable"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Credit Union values and great products and services compared to bigger banks. Offers great benefits to members, saves them money.

Cons

While becoming bigger every year, they're also becoming more like banks with how they pressure their employees on their sales target/ goals. They fire employes who doesn't meet their targets even if they've been there for 5, 10, 15 or so years. In conjunction to this, they cap the commissions/bonuses of those who go over and beyond their targets.

Advice to Management

Treat your old employees better than how you treat them now. Give them some credit and respect because they are the ones who brought the company to where it is now.

Other Employee Reviews for BECU

  1. "Mixed"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BECU full-time

    Pros

    The institution is very good at employee engagement although you do have to drink the Cool-Aid. Benefits are great for the employee, but not so much for dependents. Good vacation/sick leave benefits and great co-workers.

    Cons

    Tukwila Corporate location sucks. You have to bring your lunch or drive to SouthCenter to get food. The employee floors aren't very inviting...gray carpet, black cabinets, stained chairs and low light. As far as I could tell there is not any manager oversight...one manager might be great, the one next door might be punitive.

    Advice to Management

    Pay more attention to how your management staff interacts with employees.


  2. "Good Values / Low Pay"

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

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

    Pros

    The credit union is not-for-profit and gives your job a sense of value. Unlike big banks, you feel that business is conducted with integrity. There are many benefits to working here including unlimited bus pass, great health coverage, retirement planning, discounts on loan rates, and more. Overall, it's a great company to work for and the people make it an enjoyable place to spend your work week.

    Cons

    In comparison to bigger financial institutions, the pay is on the median to lower side. There are commission opportunities, so to speak, however they can be a bit challenging. As with many jobs, your boss can make or break your experience. If you have a supportive/knowledgeable manager, you'll love it! If your manager is less attentive/not so knowledgeable, you may look to transfer as soon as possible.

    Advice to Management

    Branch Managers should be attentive to their staff and put the staff above themselves. I've seen too many managers lock themselves in their office without the proper communication, leaving the staff feeling helpless and as though their voice isn't being heard. That having been said, there are plenty of managers who excel in growing their staff and making their staff feel valued. More consistency in this area will only grow BECU all the more.

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