Columbia Bank (NJ) Reviews

Updated Sep 19, 2021

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3.8
72%
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Columbia Bank (NJ) President and CEO Thomas J. Kemly
Thomas J. Kemly
27 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great benefits for full time employees(in 7 reviews)

  • "career growth(in 3 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "room for advancement(in 3 reviews)

  • "sales driven(in 2 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Pros/cons

      Sep 7, 2021 - Universal Banker 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Company is great to work for. They care about their employees. Work with your schedule. Understand family needs.

      Cons

      A lot of changes due to trying to stay on top like other big banks.

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    2. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Unraveling Culture

      Sep 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Once upon a time work life balance

      Cons

      High sales goals. Poor compensation plans. No advancement opportunities.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company!

      Jul 12, 2021 - Learning Specialist in Fair Lawn, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Cares about its employees. Tuition Reimbursement

      Cons

      No cons to report at this company.

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    4. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Don’t

      Jul 26, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A pro is the Benefits for full time employees. A pro is the Benefits for full time employees and their families.

      Cons

      New branch Administration came in from another institution and turned the organization upside down in order to go public. Branches are drastically short staffed because employees are not happy and leaving.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great environment

      Jul 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Everyone is very helpful and works together to succeed as a branch

      Cons

      Part time employees don’t have paid holidays

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee

      A little Disorganized & Staffing Issues

      Jun 28, 2021 - Universal Banker in Oradell, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good starting pay, benefits etc.

      Cons

      Unable to maintain full employment at all branches which causes employees to work even harder without compensation. Resumes sit on desks and apparently only the CEO can approve each job application.

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work and grow your career

      May 24, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The people who work here are great.

      Cons

      Sometimes too many responsibilities at once.

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great company to work for

      May 24, 2021 - Universal Banker 
      Recommend
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      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Company cares about you and have decent benefits

      Cons

      Could be difficult to advance

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    9. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Good Place to Work

      Jun 7, 2021 - Mortgage Loan Processor in Fair Lawn, NJ
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The company has great employees.

      Cons

      It is sometimes difficult to troubleshoot tech issues without delays through current systems/company process.

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      hostile work environment

      Apr 30, 2021 - Senior Commercial Loan Closer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good medical benefits and family events

      Cons

      Columbia overworked employment taking 5% other to a different level.

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