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Nordea Bank Reviews

Updated July 17, 2017
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Pros
  • Great team, great work-life balance (in 14 reviews)

  • Very good working environment and kind people (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Outstanding culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nordea Bank part-time

    Pros

    Great team, great work-life balance

    Cons

    Typical bureaucracy of a large bank


  2. "Nordea New York"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nordea Bank full-time

    Pros

    - Good work/life balance
    - Friendly management
    - No stress
    - Excellent benefits
    - Competition is limited (double-edged sword)

    Cons

    - Limited room for growth
    - Bonuses for business unit staff isn't clear. It doesn't seem to matter whether a portfolio performs well or not.
    - Compensation isn't market competitive
    - Competition is limited (double-edged sword)

    Advice to Management

    Compensate performance & give incentives for business units to

  3. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chestnut Hill, MA
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chestnut Hill, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordea Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company with awesome colleges. It has unlimited possibilities for professional development.

    Cons

    Slow to implement changes. Very tight change management control.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage innovation.


  4. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good company to work for.

    Cons

    Rare for upward advancement


  5. "a lot of responsibilities, great place to ger experience"

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    Former Employee - Segment Manager
    Former Employee - Segment Manager

    I worked at Nordea Bank full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    a lot of responsibilities, great place to get experience and strengthen various range of expertise

    Cons

    poor middle level management and HR, lack of internal social responsibility, investment into employee relations


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Friendly and professional but terrible HR."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strong corporate culture, work-life balanced.management gives opportunity to grow.Fair salaries,accommodations.Good place to work and grow within the organization.

    Cons

    Everyone greats and smiles to your face.Not because they are your friends but that is the bank policy.Once you stabbed from back you will wonder which one of them did it.Probably you will never find out!


  7. "Together we lead the way!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nordea Bank full-time

    Pros

    Together we lead the way!

    Cons

    Some signs of organisational inerita here and there, nothing unusual for a company of this size.

  8. "PMO"

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    Current Employee - PMO in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Current Employee - PMO in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great advancement potential (also across units, as opposed to what someone else posted here) and any number of new positions open every month
    Fair salary and good benefits
    English is the working language and a lot of international talent
    Cultural and digital transformation ongoing

    Cons

    Still a lot of old school mentality in some parts, politics, and protecting your own

    Advice to Management

    Continue the cultural transformation but follow up on the actual behavior changes... there needs to be a change in all levels.


  9. "A typical Nordic Bank"

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    Current Employee - Head of Unit
    Current Employee - Head of Unit
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong company, opportunities to explore different part of the organization, flexible and typical nordic country bank

    Cons

    some time or places are very political, difficult to promote young and talent people.

    Advice to Management

    More open to use young and talent people, give chance to people to excel, open to advice and have channels to expose good things and things to be improved


  10. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nordea Bank full-time

    Pros

    Focus on people, benefits, level of attention

    Cons

    Lack of feedback from managers


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