Bank of the West - Excellent growth opportunities if you desire them | Glassdoor
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"Excellent growth opportunities if you desire them"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Financial Services Officer in Portland, OR
Current Employee - Financial Services Officer in Portland, OR
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (More than a year)

Pros

-Opportunity to learn about all kinds of lending (HELOCs, Term Loans, Commercial Real Estate, Business Operating Lines of Credit, Home Mortgages, Personal Lines of Credit, Auto/Boat Loans)
-Split credit among partners for loans
-Advancement opportunities for hard work
-Generally only 1 conference call per week
-10 Sick Days & 10 vacation days for non-supervisor employees, 10 sick & 15 vacation for officer title, 10 sick, 20 vacation for VP+ title)

Cons

-Subpar training
-Outdated Software
-Constantly increasing production goals each quarter (lowering bonus dollar amounts)
-Many focuses for branch representatives outside of production
-Annual raises generally cap at 4%, job grade bumps around the same %

Other Employee Reviews for Bank of the West

  1. "good customer service bank"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Petaluma, CA
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative in Petaluma, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    they value there customers and find options that fit there clients needs

    Cons

    the work off an older system and they dont have much growth.

    Advice to Management

    evaluate your employees and those who arent preforming shouldnt be moving up.


  2. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mortgage Processing in Omaha, NE
    Current Employee - Mortgage Processing in Omaha, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The staff is very helpful with questions and complex problems. On the operations side, overtime is unlimited

    Cons

    Didn't have all the tools when I got out of training.

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