Teller (Former Employee) – Fort Smith, AR – October 29, 2013
I worked for Arvest during college. I started off working PT then proceeded to FT after college graduation. Working for Arvest built on the strong banking base I already had, and I appreciate them taking their time to train me.
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) – Springdale, AR – February 3, 2016
Accuracy in a timely manner is key. Being professional and looking the part, as well, are very important. Arvest holds very high customer satisfaction standards and definitely believes the customer is always right.
Teller (Former Employee) – Fort Smith, AR – February 2, 2016
The level of incentive and pay for the front line entry level employees is sub-par compared to other successful companies. Easy job on a day to day however, the level of requirements for a teller are slightly excessive. I learned a lot about the banking industry and how to provide an excellent level of customer service which Arvest prides itself in. Management was a struggle because in the amount of time I was there we lost a few and the new ones had a hard time adapting to the culture that was already at the branch so they created a whole new environment. Co-workers are great and it is a fun team oriented environment. Hardest part of the job was the turnover and difficulty to move up within the company. The environment and custom relations is highly enjoyable especially if you love the sales/customer service business. Good company to work as a first job/part time while in University.
Great environment and easy tasks.
Difficulty in promotion, and low pay to job ratio.
Financial Services Representative (Former Employee) – Bartlesville, OK – December 7, 2015
In the years I worked at Arvest it changed a great deal. When I left the focus was no longer on helping the customer but the sales and percentages. Because of the emphasis on sales it made helping the customer difficult even for the Branch Manager. And please don't let the smiles of the HR manager fool you. She's a snake.
teller (Former Employee) – Shawnee, OK – December 7, 2015
the work can be overwhelming due to lack of communication and support from management. The training is nice and they give the opportunity to learn and promote within. However, small community regions are not as energetic as others.
lack of communication and negativity in some regions
This company made it easy to advance within the organization
Banking Officer (Former Employee) – Tulsa, OK – November 3, 2015
Running banking transactions. I gained knowledge in the Financial industry that helped further my career in Accounting. Management was great. The most enjoyable part of the jobs were the individuals that I worked along side with.
Teller (Current Employee) – Tulsa, OK – November 3, 2015
There are a lot of things to like about this job, Arvest is definitely a great company to work for with good benefits. I enjoy all the people I work with. The hours are weird for me and my medical issues, but there are a lot of great things about this job and this company.
System Support Analyst (Current Employee) – Arkansas – November 2, 2015
I have been with the company for many years, it is truly an amazing company to work for. Great culture and management. The only down fall would be a limited amount of chances to grow within the company at a certain point.
Teller (Former Employee) – Arkansas – October 30, 2015
Arvest is an awful place to work. I was lied to from the day I was hired. They want you to relolve you whole life around work. If you have kids good luck because they wouldn't ever let me off to do anything with my kids. The management was very poor. If you ever wonder why they always have new people. It's because people quit not because they move up like they tell you. The whole 5 months I worked there was the most miserable 5 months of my life. I advise not banking there either they are always charging un necessary fees for everything. They make the employees sell customers products and if you don't meet you goal for the month you will be in trouble.