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Updated July 17, 2018
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
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  • "work-life balance could be better" (in 65 reviews)

  • "Sometimes treat them in a different way with full time employees, especially faced with opportunities" (in 35 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Recruitment Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great culture, hard work rewarded

    Cons

    Long hours, no work life balance model


  2. "Senior Risk Manager"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Salaries, benefits, employees. Retirement plan is great.

    Cons

    Limited work life balance.
    Limited communications with senior management

  3. "BA"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Location is in DT Toronto

    Cons

    No work life balance enforced


  4. "Team Lead"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to learn, a lot of growth opportunities

    Cons

    No investment in new tech

    Advice to Management

    Keep helping young leaders to grow


  5. "Manager Operations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Juan, PR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Juan, PR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Supportive, pro employee, challenging, promote values, doesn't play by ear....everything feels very well planified by the best experts. To be part of this prestigious institution, makes you feel powerful and protected.

    Cons

    Need to be more proactive on technology and service automatization.

    Advice to Management

    Go deeper, don't delegate or rely on anything but your own experience before making any decision.


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Peru, IN
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Peru, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Very good benefits and compnay culture

    Cons

    There are no good career oportunities for growing as a software developer


  7. "Sales and Service Associate"

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    Former Employee - Sales and Service Associate in Trinidad, WA
    Former Employee - Sales and Service Associate in Trinidad, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Steady Reliable and Productive

    Cons

    Long hours less pay and slow growth

    Advice to Management

    Pay employees more for the extensive hours and have better benefits

  8. "good place"

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

    I worked at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    good place to work decent pay

    Cons

    no cons. great staff and employees

    Advice to Management

    good management


  9. "Excellent Employee Training Program"

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    Former Employee - Personal Banker
    Former Employee - Personal Banker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company training program is awesome, the possibilities are endless in learning new areas and improving yourself, great benefits and vacation time.

    Cons

    none to mention setbacks are merely how you apply yourself to the task at hand

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  10. "Still in transformation and always behind"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    New York office has a talented team and nice work environment.

    Cons

    Toronto head office thinks too much of themselves. Pay is always uncompetitive.

    Advice to Management

    Double your expenditures on technological improvements. Show and reassure thru deeds, and not pompous speeches.


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