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Unless the price is right, look for another bank.

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Current Employee - Relationship Manager
Current Employee - Relationship Manager

I have been working at Bank of Ireland

Pros

Good workers, great team environments, and hungry individuals. Good Benefits and 401k package. A lot of face time with upper management, able to voice opinion (however usually falls through the cracks).

Cons

The division I work for used to be very nimble, think on the fly, and have an entrepreneurial mindset. However over the last 2 years the company has literally been on hold with any strategic thinking. This organization may be a positive one in the future when it pulls its head out of the sand, however currently I would not recommend this organization to anyone unless the price was extremely right.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Think proactively not re actively. Think about innovation to stay ahead of the curve rather than following the pack. Global expansion is key to diversification.....BOI does not think this way. Make calculated risks for future rewards (currently extreme minimum risks are taken which equals minimal gains to lower level employees).

Doesn't Recommend
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    Good, but not great

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Bank of Ireland

    Pros

    Great, friendly staff who are a pleasure to work with and who appreciate the importance of a good work/life balance

    Cons

    Compensation and benefits are not to the standard that is available elsewhere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Different sectors of the bank should be treated differently dependent upon performance

    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Former Employee - Auditor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Auditor in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Bank of Ireland

    Pros

    Good pay, reasonable time off.

    Cons

    Senior management is a joke and unless you are a favorite, you do not get promoted. All hiring is based on who likes who best, not about competencies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take a good hard look at HR practices!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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