First Niagara Financial - The company is a good company as long as you have the right management which I didn't. | Glassdoor
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"The company is a good company as long as you have the right management which I didn't."

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Former Employee - Deposit Operation Generalist in Lockport, NY
Former Employee - Deposit Operation Generalist in Lockport, NY

Pros

They allow you to balance your work with your daily live, have a great benefit package, provide overtime at the time of merger which means extra money in our pockets.

Cons

Sometimes the work load is too little for everyone to go thru the day, however when someone quits or gets fired they take a long time to get replaces and one time from 7 in a department we went down to 3 & the work load increased excessively as you may immagine, however they did nothing to hire someone to help.

Advice to Management

It is important to treat everyone equally, even when you have differences with one or two employees, because it is greatly noticeable.

Other Employee Reviews for First Niagara Financial

  1. "It was okay."

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    Former Employee - Teller in Downingtown, PA
    Former Employee - Teller in Downingtown, PA
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Helps you learn about banking.

    Cons

    Customer service is a big part of the job.

    Advice to Management

    Longer hours, open later than 5pm.


  2. "If you like tele-marketing and high pressure sales, this is a place for you."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They do have decent benefits at a good price! 401K Match, Health Insurance, 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 week sporadic time, floating Holidays, all federal holidays closed.

    Cons

    The company has really bad products to sell, which make the job hard! They have you cold calling non-stop as well as putting people into products that really they really don't need. The pressure for numbers is high.... QUANTITY OVER QUALITY!

    Advice to Management

    Praise your employees! There is little to no recognition for good work.... and even if you do have a good day on Monday, they are on your case again about numbers on Tuesday. It's all about NUMBERS NUMBERS NUMBERS!

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