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Updated 21 February, 2019
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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
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  • "no work life balance, doesnt pay well" (in 75 reviews)

  • "high turnover amongst full-time employee" (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Customer Rep"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, great co-workers, good opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Proceedures and policies constantly being changed, very hard to keep up. Depending on the branch you can end up with very little support from supervisors/peers. CR hours constantly dwindling, extremely hard to come across a full time hours position as a CR unless you have been with the bank for a long time. Hiring is all done through a recruiting department, you won’t get to meet anyone you will be working with until after you have been hired.

    Advice to Management

    Better training and support for new employees. Recognize when positions needs to be filled and fill them quickly and efficiently as to reduce staffing issues.


  2. "Senior Legal Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    -Good Pay
    - Supportive Teammates

    Cons

    -Sometimes feels workload is heavy due to being understaffed in the assistant department

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

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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

    Flexible
    ESOP
    Decent benefits
    Good strategy on Latam

    Cons

    Old tech
    Many family relationships
    Not enough info sharing


  4. "Financial advisor"

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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Calgary, AB (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Proper training before meeting clients

    Cons

    Not too many things i can think of


  5. "SBA"

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    Former Employee - Small Business Advisor
    Former Employee - Small Business Advisor

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    great place to work and no complains

    Cons

    nothing bad to say


  6. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work hours, friendly environment

    Cons

    Need to choose the right branch to work in


  7. "Scotiabank"

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    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly Staff members at my branch

    Cons

    Stingy about taking time off

    Advice to Management

    Better time off packages

  8. "CSR"

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

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    People's environment. Best place to work in.

    Cons

    no such cons. everything is good.


  9. "Too fast, too unstable"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Investment in technology is a priority.

    Cons

    Too many layers, very difficult to deliver on customers needs on time leading to frustrating times.

    Advice to Management

    Be focus, be selective, be kind to one another. Please don't become "one more" on Bay Street.


  10. "Financial advisor"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    good benefits and good culture, people are nice

    Cons

    sales goals are pushed too hard, and pay is too low as well