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Scotiabank Reviews

Updated 20 Oct 2019

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3.5
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66%
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71%
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Scotiabank CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
1,158 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance and being treated fairly(in 233 reviews)

  • "Employee Engagement Team was passionate about improving the work environment on campus(in 211 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance was sometimes tough, but that might vary by department(in 87 reviews)

  • "Long hours when steering committee meetings came close(in 57 reviews)

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  1. "VP & Head, Regional Credit Markets"

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    Current Employee - Vice President & Head, Regional Credit Markets in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Very casual and collegial atmosphere. Lots of responsibility early in one's career

    Cons

    Bureaucracy is high and navigating it is a requirement Compensation is not as high as the street

    Scotiabank2016-06-26
  2. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Responsibility of project and leadership

    Cons

    Work life bal and compensation

    Scotiabank2019-03-27
  3. "Mid-size Bank in Singapore and APAC"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Competitive Salary, stable work environment.

    Cons

    Staff benefits are more 1990s.

    Scotiabank2019-02-28
  4. "Work environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Convival office community and benefits

    Cons

    Bureaucracy stresses form over substance

    Scotiabank2018-10-29
  5. "Senior Officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Great teamwork & environment

    Cons

    Bad culture, Long working hours

    Advice to Management

    Promotion on merits

    Scotiabank2018-05-28
  6. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance and great co workers

    Cons

    Work ia very manual, do not have technology infrastructure in place

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your technology

    Scotiabank2017-08-28
  7. "Account officer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mgmt has lots of socializing event with plenty of free booze frequently. Salary is on par with the average bank salary benchmark - good if you are fresher and btw 2-3 years exp. Many experienced staffs.

    Cons

    Don't function like a bank - More like a large business corporation. System is outdated. Complex manual processes and irreversible if you carry out a step wrongly. High turnover. High overtime hours. Including weekends.

    Scotiabank2017-06-06
  8. "Associate Director"

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     in Singapore

    I worked at Scotiabank for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Corporate culture very positive. Look after their employees

    Cons

    My team had lack of direction

    Scotiabank2015-05-11
  9. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Scotia. Bank remains a Good place to work

    Cons

    They are very diversified

    Advice to Management

    The bank remains to Be good

    Scotiabank2019-10-18
  10. "Global Model Risk Management"

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    Current Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work-life balance for people with family

    Cons

    Less chance to learn new things

    Scotiabank2019-10-18
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