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FirstMerit CEO Paul G. Greig
Paul G. Greig
58 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great job great people, wonderful experience(in 6 reviews)

  • "Excellent ability to move up internally within the company, good benefits(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great Job"

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      Current Employee - Customer Champion Banker in Akron, OH

      I have been working at FirstMerit for more than a year

      Pros

      Great job great people, wonderful experience

      Cons

      none, customers can be rude.

      FirstMerit2016-09-26
    • "Too much sales"

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      Former Employee - Bank Teller 
      Doesn't Recommend

      I worked at FirstMerit part-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Great people, community bank, great hours

      Cons

      Way too much emphasis on ‘selling’ to customers. Other employees would open fake accounts and turn in partially filled out credit card apps to meet quotas.

      FirstMerit2019-03-20
    • "Teller"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at FirstMerit full-time

      Pros

      Customers experience training locations pto

      Cons

      The hours you are scheduled

      FirstMerit2018-11-10
    • "Good Place to Work"

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      Former Employee - Sourcing and Analytics Officer in Akron, OH
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at FirstMerit full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Nice Management, Business had vision, good coworkers, good benefits

      Cons

      Computer systems were outdated, pay was on low side

      Advice to Management

      It was a sad day company was sold to Huntington.

      FirstMerit2018-04-17
    • "Not the worst place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No opinion of CEO

      I worked at FirstMerit

      Pros

      Paid training and benefits for part time

      Cons

      Did not hold supervising staff to the same standard as the rest of the staff

      FirstMerit2017-08-30
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      "Human resources"

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      Former Employee - Human Resources in Akron, OH
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at FirstMerit full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      A lot of opportunity and a great team to work with.

      Cons

      Not too many. Things can be a little bureaucratic.

      Advice to Management

      Keep up the good work.

      FirstMerit2017-07-24
    • "Loan Analyst"

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      Former Employee - Loan Analyst in Akron, OH
      Recommends
      Negative Outlook

      I worked at FirstMerit full-time for more than 20 years

      Pros

      My colleagues were really nice and helpful with any questions.

      Cons

      The training was not sufficient.

      Advice to Management

      They could have spent a little more time training employees in a new position. I felt as though I didn't completely understand my job responsibilities.

      FirstMerit2017-04-21
    • "Full time employee"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I worked at FirstMerit

      Pros

      Horrible work environment can see why they were sold

      Cons

      Horrible place to work can not stress enough don't work here

      FirstMerit2017-02-25
    • "Great Company!"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at FirstMerit

        Pros

        Culture and people were wonderful!

        Cons

        Lack of career advancement and minimal benefits.

        FirstMerit2016-12-03
      • "clerk"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No opinion of CEO

        I worked at FirstMerit

        Pros

        willing to work around your schedule learned many different things

        Cons

        saw constant downsizing parking was a bit uneasy parking in the scary parking lot underground

        Advice to Management

        please be willing to promote based on hard work

        FirstMerit2016-10-29
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