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FirstRand Bank Limited Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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  1. "Owner Manager Culture"

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    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Mumbai (India)
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FirstRand Bank Limited full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility and Empowerment for employees, owner manager concept, employee friendly environment, learning, work - life balance. Decent remuneration. Acknowledgement for performance.

    Cons

    Constantly shifting focus on industries, vertices and business segments. very conservative approach in lending business, lesser time given to nurture relationships and business.


  2. "Ethically sound"

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    Former Employee - Head of Credit in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Head of Credit in Cape Town (South Africa)
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    Positive Outlook

    I worked at FirstRand Bank Limited full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ethically considered a company with acceptable corporate and social responsibility focus

    Cons

    Large corporate - easy to be just a number

  3. "Internship experience"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Intern in Johannesburg (South Africa)

    I worked at FirstRand Bank Limited (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly professional environment, quick decision making, good pay

    Cons

    Inexperienced professionals may find it difficult to get accustomed to the work culture initially


  4. "Management Trainee"

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    Current Employee - Management Tranniee in Bandra Kurla Complex (India)
    Current Employee - Management Tranniee in Bandra Kurla Complex (India)
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FirstRand Bank Limited full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work Culture Positive Atmosphere

    Cons

    No Permanant Job No Growth


  5. "Professional"

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    Former Employee - International Banking Executive
    Former Employee - International Banking Executive
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at FirstRand Bank Limited full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional company with high moral values, unmatched integrity and employee satisfaction and career advancement.

    Cons

    Top management still very much biased towards certain cultural groups, very little advancement for previously disadvantaged groups.


  6. "Not the greatest experience"

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

    Pros

    Nice working environment.
    Location of Cape Town office is great

    Cons

    Some of the people who work there are more into office politics than they are into work.
    Opportunities for growth are limited.

    Advice to Management

    Provide better developmental path for employees.


  7. "Lean workforce hence good exposure."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
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    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at FirstRand Bank Limited full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    New retail banking set up. good exposure. long way to go.

    Cons

    fairly new to indian market. will take a while to set their foot.