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First National Bank Reviews

Updated March 8, 2017
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Pros
  • Probably the best employer for ensuring that you maintain the work-life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • I have worked for Absa Bank before and the office culture and work environment is much better (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • A bit difficult to move around within the group - limited number of vacancies available (in 3 reviews)

  • Its difficult to move around the company (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Teller"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Learned a lot, good environment, friendly co-workers.

    Cons

    Not enough tellers to handle demand

    Advice to Management

    wasn't there long enough


  2. "X"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cimarron, KS
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Cimarron, KS
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at First National Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun place to work at

    Cons

    To clickish to work at.

    Advice to Management

    keep it professional


  3. "Officer"

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    Former Employee - Officer in Foster, KY
    Former Employee - Officer in Foster, KY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at First National Bank (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Small community bank very involved with the community. Very Customer serviced oriented. Staff new most of the customers by name.

    Cons

    Too conservative.Need to expand by looking into other locations and additional products. The only changes at the bank were the ones dictated by the OCC.

    Advice to Management

    Get with the times. They need more modern Banking services (i.e. mobile banking)


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  5. "Automation Tester"

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    Former Employee - Automation Tester in West Pittsburg, PA
    Former Employee - Automation Tester in West Pittsburg, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at First National Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work life balance. Friendly atmosphere. Opportunities for onsite.

    Cons

    Opportunities to explore is comparatively less


  6. "Procurement clerk"

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    Former Employee - Texas in Edinburg, TX
    Former Employee - Texas in Edinburg, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at First National Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with. Nice atmosphere

    Cons

    Pay is very low. No compensation.

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees better


  7. "Teller"

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    Current Employee - Teller in Loveland, CO
    Current Employee - Teller in Loveland, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at First National Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Heavily community involved, friendly environment, and pay is decent.

    Cons

    Hard to advance and grow. pay raises are very minimum.


  8. "teller"

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    Former Employee - Floating Teller in Machesney Park, IL
    Former Employee - Floating Teller in Machesney Park, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at First National Bank part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    I was a floating teller where I would travel around to the branches and help out where needed, was great .
    Benefits
    Opportunity for advancement

    Cons

    Referrals , you get frowned upon if you cannot make your monthly amount , and they are starting to have tellers stay once or twice a week now to make calls after hours to reach their monthly referral amount.

    Advice to Management

    cool it on the referrals , customers get upset when pushed and it is very stressful for your tellers


  9. "Not treated fairly"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    smaller network, not pushy sales

    Cons

    To clickish, not everyone treated the same

    Advice to Management

    find facts before accuse, treat all fairly and the same


  10. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Pierre, SD
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Pierre, SD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Conservative strategic growth.
    Concentrate on areas of expertise.
    Innovative scoring modeling
    Reinvestment back into organization

    Cons

    Technological awareness is lacking.
    Efficiency in operations hurt by significant technology shortcommings (not because of funding or willingness but because Sr. Mgnt has not embraced this concept yet).

    Advice to Management

    Embrace technology.
    Listen and hear the message of your young professionals (make it a objective to go out and do this).


  11. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good Company good environment good management customers are friendly and you really help the community through the work there

    Cons

    repetitive pay is low and turnover is high on the teller side of things. needs to keep going with more technology and more modern style of business

    Advice to Management

    Keep advancing the company into the 21st century



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