Scotiabank Reviews

Updated May 16, 2021

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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,898 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work environment and employee benefits(in 328 reviews)

  • "Good work life balance at the company(in 305 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Very little work life balance as the work load is very high(in 114 reviews)

  • "Often long hours go uncompensated(in 75 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good experience

      May 7, 2021 - Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work life balance, compensation satisfies

      Cons

      More opportunities for new graduates

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    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 10 years

      Limited opportunities for women

      May 7, 2021 - Director, Corporate & Investment Banking in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, lots of employees who have been 10+ years with the bank

      Cons

      Limited career upside potential, especially for women. Women are repeatedly held back by the company and unfortunately the few female MDs are not willing to help other women advance, many times holding their junior women back intentionally. Toxic leadership with strong lack of leadership skills.

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great People, Limited future

      Apr 26, 2021 - Marketing Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great People and good place to work

      Cons

      Limited upside due to stagnant strategy

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Senior Banker

      Apr 24, 2021 - Senior Relationship Manager in Jamaica, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent Training for staff members

      Cons

      Doesn't allow for individual creativity

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    5. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Growing Bank

      May 12, 2021 - Senior Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Colleagues were easy to work with.

      Cons

      Management has brought in some outside hires that exhibit questionable leadership.

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      good place to work

      Apr 19, 2021 - Internal Audit Manager in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work life balance, benefits, pay

      Cons

      lack of transparency to areas that will impact your career

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Has good benefits

      Apr 13, 2021 - Financial Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good people who work with you to make you happy

      Cons

      nothing that can be remembered right now

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      great firm

      Apr 1, 2021 - Investment Banking Co-op in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      very good culture and teams full of young people

      Cons

      due to covid we had a lot of technical issues which took long to be solved, but it is understandable due to those unprecedented times

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      would not recommend

      May 3, 2021 - Director in New York, NY
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      Pros

      money was good even thought there was a lot of changes at the top

      Cons

      beware of political correctness and Human resources

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work

      Mar 8, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      great place to work and find new friends

      Cons

      A lot of security checks and other follow ups

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