Bank of the West - Good place to get your start | Glassdoor
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"Good place to get your start"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Branch Manager
Current Employee - Branch Manager
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Good Values, customer based focus

Cons

Difficult to be productive in relation to high goals given the conservative nature of the bank. Lower than Market Pay

Advice to Management

Develop a way to retain talented employees, and bolster the loan underwriting and processing department to better assist retail branches.

Other Employee Reviews for Bank of the West

  1. "An acceptable place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager, Vice President
    Current Employee - Manager, Vice President
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Professional education is constantly pushed to non management positions.

    Cons

    There isn't a clear focus on how they want to grow the bank as they are closing branches on a regular basis just as the economy is rebounding.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Poor management"

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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
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Bank of the West full-time

    Pros

    Slow work environment with lower sales goals.

    Cons

    Downside is also slow work environment as barely any walk-in customer traffic. Many outbound calling throughout every work day.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management has to stop hiring inexperience branch managers for their branches.

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