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United Overseas Bank Reviews

Updated July 23, 2017
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  • Long working hours, happens in banking industry, (in 35 reviews)

  • Staff has to work overtime often thus there is no work life balance (in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work with."

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    Current Employee - Dealer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Dealer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Professional and well-equipped office enviornment, Well-trained employees, Reasonable compensation and other offers. Company has global network to share market comments.

    Cons

    Might need to work overtime sometimes. Detailed work division might cause always focusing own duties and lack of bigger picture.


  2. "Not a bad experience!"

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

    Pros

    The people there were very friendly and ever willing to teach you. Workload was very manageable.

    Cons

    Technology wasn't very up to date. Things seem to be moving very slowly.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Strategic Communications staff"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President; Writer and Regional Copyeditor in Cambridge, MA
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President; Writer and Regional Copyeditor in Cambridge, MA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Overseas Bank (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Bank has integrity in providing products and services to customers.

    Cons

    Singapore-centric, resulting in marketing communication processes getting stalled in local markets.

    Advice to Management

    Trust in your local offices that they know their market and target consumers best.


  4. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Risk Management Intern in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Risk Management Intern in Seattle, WA

    I worked at United Overseas Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -friendly environment, great company culture

    Cons

    -no mentorship program available during my internship


  5. Helpful (1)

    "financial officer"

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    Former Employee - Financial Officer in Rochester, NY
    Former Employee - Financial Officer in Rochester, NY

    I worked at United Overseas Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    good culture generally, people are nice

    Cons

    salary and benefit are under average


  6. Helpful (2)

    "UOB AB"

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    Former Employee - Analyst Programmer in Milpitas, CA
    Former Employee - Analyst Programmer in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends

    I worked at United Overseas Bank (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    continued employment for those who perform well at their work.

    Cons

    low salary,
    limited chance for promtion


  7. "Good and stable place"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable job. Family atmosphere. Opportunity to grow.

    Cons

    Takes too long to make decisions. Very long working hours.

  8. "A great place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly working environment
    People are nice

    Cons

    Hierarchical organisation structure with a strong local culture


  9. "Specialist"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at United Overseas Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good culture and homely business

    Cons

    Not for high pay and fast promotion

    Advice to Management

    Nil


  10. "customer service"

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    Former Employee - Account Service in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Account Service in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at United Overseas Bank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    nice uniform ,good welfare,good enviroment

    Cons

    colleagues are little bit to serious,always poke-face


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