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Service Credit Union Reviews

Updated November 5, 2017
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  • Good benefits, decent pay, nice building (in 7 reviews)

  • Great pay and benefits not bothered often by sr mgmt (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Employment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Service Credit Union full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefit package
    Competitive wages
    Lots of growth opportunities in southern NH

    Cons

    Upper management not available for guidance
    Inter-department communication is lacking


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Varies by department"

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

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    Know and do your job, and it will get you recognized and promoted in a timely manner.

    Cons

    Some mid level management is allowed to stay on despite general incompetence.

    Advice to Management

    Be consistent with the bottom level employees, and clear with expectations and what policy actually is.

  3. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Contact Center Representative in Portsmouth, NH
    Former Employee - Contact Center Representative in Portsmouth, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Service Credit Union part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, extremely helpful coworkers, supervisors and management. Management helps you work around your educational schedule if you are in school.

    Cons

    Working in a call center can be dry but that goes along with any call center environment. SCU does a great job at making it as enjoyable as possible.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!


  4. Helpful (5)

    "Mostly good (depends on department)"

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    Current Employee - Back Office in Portsmouth, NH
    Current Employee - Back Office in Portsmouth, NH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    Overall, Service Credit Union is a wonderful place to work with lots of amazing individuals at all levels & functions across the organization. The company has excellent benefits. They participate in a great deal of community involvement, most recently with a huge backpack donation campaign. It is currently laying the foundation for a more positive, more engaged workforce, with the new President/CEO - David Van Rossum. Previous President/CEO was out of touch and would remember your name only if you were an "important enough" employee.

    Cons

    Incalculable time waste resulting from office gossip, hearsay, and speculation. Employees possessing outclassed production levels go unrecognized. Hazy expectations and indiscernible goals persist. Inefficiency tolerated.

    Advice to Management

    All departments need focus, attention, and direction.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portsmouth, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portsmouth, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Service Credit Union is a great place to work. Our new CEO, David Van Rossum has made many improvements to create an employee centric environment. He is approachable, reasonable and truly cares about employees. In my position I work with many different departments and branch managers. There are a lot of great employees here! The company as a whole does so much for the community and veterans. You certainly can’t argue with the mission of the credit union!
    The benefits certainly exceed many other companies and salaries are reasonable for the industry.

    Cons

    Some managers and employees are stuck in their ways and are resistant to change.

    Advice to Management

    Flexible schedules for back office departments would go a long way!


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Ugh"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent health and dental insurance. Start out with 2 weeks vacation time. Some managers very flexible regarding employees' caregiver and parenting responsibilities.

    Cons

    Too many managers and too few leaders. Short term goals are consistently given priority over effecting long term improvement. Lack of resources to cope with and/or correct inefficiencies.

    Advice to Management

    Demand the resources required to be proactive. Managers just deal with problems as they arise. Leaders go the extra mile to anticipate and head off problems. Be leaders.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Back Office, Portsmouth NH"

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    Current Employee - Back Office in Portsmouth, NH
    Current Employee - Back Office in Portsmouth, NH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits are great. Couldn't ask for better.

    Cons

    Branches have flex schedules. Time for back office departments to have the same. Based off of department needs. Other employers are offering flex hours. Time for SCU to get with the times. May help keep employees.

    Advice to Management

    Fight for your departments to have a flex schedule.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "One of the best in NH"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portsmouth, NH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Portsmouth, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great benefits, nice flexibility and open door policy

    Cons

    some of the managers are stuck on "old policy"

    Advice to Management

    Keep on doing what you are doing


  9. Helpful (1)

    "It was ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Service Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent pay, nice building.

    Cons

    Very stiff work environment. Not much socialization at all.


  10. "Great Benefits"

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

    I have been working at Service Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    GREAT BENEFITS!! Great co-workers, great loan reduction,

    Cons

    low pay, schedule is crazy


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