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"Good while it lasted..."

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Former Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Vice President in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Union Bank N.A. full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

Great people, especially those who have been with the bank for many years. Fair benefits and an actual pension plan. Great work/life balance.

Cons

Infusion of managers from outside have dramatically changed the culture, as well as sending the message that outside talent is valued above internal promotion. Upper management pays scant attention to the activities and decisions being made under them, and the culture has become one of "managing up" the organization. This, combined with the dramatic changes with the MUFG merger makes for a strongly political organizational style.

Advice to Management

Take a page from HP and do a little "management by walking around". Invest in learning what your subordinates are actually doing, not just what they say they are doing. Try talking to employees in a context of safety from political reprisals, and you might be surprised what you learn.

Other Employee Reviews for Union Bank N.A.

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Outdated and becoming more stagnant with Parent Takeover"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay is adequate, but company is only focused on cutting costs as a means to become a top 10 Bank by taking away employee benefits via a million paper cuts. People trying to work hard in spite of all the internal distractions.

    Cons

    Outdated systems, politics, slow, increasingly bureaucracy with parent takeover and total lack of innovation.

    Advice to Management

    Quit looking at spreadsheets and invest in your capital assets which includes your employees.


  2. "Priority Banking Relationship Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Priority Banking Relationship Manager in Orange, CA
    Current Employee - Priority Banking Relationship Manager in Orange, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Union Bank N.A. full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    compensation, benefits, locations, vacation, time-off

    Cons

    company values, office culture, leadership

    Advice to Management

    Lower level management need to be on the same page with the company objectives. There seems to be a large disconnect between where the company is trying to go and the people implemented at ground level.

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