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Old school mentality and salary caps

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Bank of the West

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

It is easy to network and there are some good managers.

Cons

Old systems and mentality makes it hard to get work done

Advice to Management

Invest in innovative thinkers. Annual merit increases value extrodinary workers and ordinary workers the same.

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Capital Markets

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    Current Employee - Trader in Walnut Creek, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Trader in Walnut Creek, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (more than a year)

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The workload and hours are both manageable. Management is understanding of work life balance. Good access to market research and executives within the bank.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity to advance within the bank. Limited opportunity to work from home. Additionally, market related jobs must work when the market is closed.

    Advice to Management

    none

  2. Helpful (2)

    Great on the job experiences

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Ramon, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Ramon, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bank of the West full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Bank of the West values their customers and instill in its employees the importance of great customer service. The skills that are gained by working for this company are easily transferable within and outside of the organization.

    Cons

    The organization is very siloed. The HR screening process and salary increase limitations make it difficult to advance within the organization.

    Advice to Management

    Nurture and grow your talent.

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