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Compass Bank Employer Reviews

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Working at Compass Bank was one of my absolute favorite work experiences
Teller (Former Employee), Warrior, ALApril 8, 2014
Pros: lunch breaks
On a typical day I would help all my customers find what they were wanting to seeking or maybe even more. That work environment was my favorite very low key, dealing with our customers politely even when they got a little frustrated at us. I loved everything about this job. I love my co-workers they were like a family
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Great Company
Technical Support Representative (Current Employee), Birmingham, ALApril 8, 2014
This is a great company to work for. However, there is not much room for advancement.
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Overall good experience
Head Teller (Former Employee), Leander, TXApril 8, 2014
Compass Bank was a great starting point after college. I was able to get a taste for management and training others. The location I was at was a small town location, which made the environment great, the team had a great relationship with our clients.
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Great experience
Alternative sales (Former Employee), Birmingham, ALApril 7, 2014
I learned so much and was exposed to so many aspects of banking.
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Good Bank to work for.
Branch Retail Executive III (Former Employee), Birmingham, ALMarch 31, 2014
Pros: compensation
Cons: continued downsizing of branch staffs
Strong bank with Executive leadership that I feel will be the reason they remain strong in the future and continue to evolve with the ongoing changes in the banking industry.
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Too many chiefs with too may different ideas.
Senior Financial Sales Advisor (Current Employee), Mission, TXMarch 25, 2014
*Customer service, open and close accounts
*I haven't really learned anything I didn't already know from my previous employer.
*Most of management is horrible, almost all the managers want to try and implement their ways even if it doesn't coincide with the bank and what the bank is trying to achieve. Most branches operate this way and almost have different – more... ways of running the bank.
*Some co-workers are good and want to be there, but there are quite a few that are disc rumpled and unhappy and it shows in their work.
*Having to deal with my branch manager who is not really knowledgeable with personal banking.
*Not too much that I can say I enjoy other than this bank has all major holidays off. – less
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management NOT very professional
management (Former Employee), TexasMarch 17, 2014
Pros: great pay
Cons: unstable bank
I worked over a year for BBVA Compass, & I notice that management was very divided. There was management from previous companies Compass and Guranty, and you could tell who had worked for which company, because of the way things were done around the branch.
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Awesome workplace
AVP, Lead Training Specialist (Former Employee), Jacksonville, FLMarch 15, 2014
Pros: nice facility and management team
Cons: saturday working hours
This company is for the employee and the customer. They genuinely want to have all parties be happy but run an efficient work place.
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Level 5 Banking Center
Senior Financial Sales Advisor (Former Employee), Mesquite TXMarch 9, 2014
Pros: flexability
Cons: advancement
Helping walking customers with new accounts or service, outbound calls to existing and non existing customers, partnership banking onsites weekly, co worker great group of people to work with very helpful, supportive and funny group. Hardest part of job, bank traffic has slowed down not alot of walk in traffic, love to interact with coworkers and customers, – more... you know everyone that comes in by name. – less
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Their motto states best place to work.... not true !
Sr Financial Rep (Former Employee), Indio, Ca.March 7, 2014
Pros: nothing
Cons: work with no breaks or lunches and 10 hour shifts not get paid to...
The management takes their employees for granted by high goals
and breaking all the labor law violations! There would be days where I wouldn't even get no breaks or lunches... The manager at my location was very unprofessional dressed like she was going out to a bar or night club and I think she needs to get a current drug test I swear she's on a good – more... one... Lots of favoritism and be careful when you report wrong doings on management retaliation starts to happen against employees...

Best place to work .... Yeah right? Best place to get stressed out!!! – less
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Good balance between work/family
Financial Sales Advisor II (Current Employee), Gulf Shores, ALFebruary 27, 2014
It is a great place to work. They offer good incentives and benefits to all employees.
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Think before you apply!
Bank Associate (Current Employee), Houston, TXFebruary 16, 2014
I worked at Compass Bank for about a year...as a PT. They worked well with my schedule...pay was great being a PT College student.. yet MANAGEMENT SUCKED! They show FAVORITISM! & THEY ARE CONSTATLY ON YOUR BUTT TO MAKE OUTRAGEOUS GOALS. theu pretty much want you to harrasharass your customers! Good company but you gotta kiss butt to work here!
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A comfortable work environment
Accountant (Current Employee), Decatur, ALFebruary 14, 2014
Pros: do not have to clock in for lunch, get reimbursed for going to college
Cons: not making enough money
Regular 9 to 5pm with some overtime. I get along with all my coworkers and help them out when possible.
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Terrible place to work with no direction.
Former employee (Former Employee), Houston, TXFebruary 4, 2014
Cons: no job security, health care doesn't cover much, poor management as well as no advancement unless you "know" someone.
There was plenty of micromanaging and very aggressive goals. Not very friendly staff. Systems were outdated.
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Great work place
Associate Manager (Current Employee), Decatur ALFebruary 4, 2014
Pros: good management
Cons: same day to day job
Great place to work, The management is very helpful. Has its own gym for the employees...Has great incenitives.
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Productive workspace, hard working
Safekeeping Specialist (Current Employee), Birmingham, ALFebruary 4, 2014
Pros: no weekend work
Cons: alot of responsibility
Each day is the same, hard working very detailed enviroment.
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happy enviorment
Branch Associate/Teller (Former Employee), Dallas, TXJanuary 27, 2014
customer service
process bank transactions
ATM
deposits/ withdrawls
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Good place to work
Sr. Project Manager (Current Employee), Birmingham, ALJanuary 26, 2014
Opportunity to grow within the company. Flexible.
Open work space environment.
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Time Consuming
Branch Manager (Former Employee), Carrollton, TXJanuary 23, 2014
Pros: experience new things
Cons: time consuming
This job required a lot of time and walking the pavement to try and bring in the business to make your goals. It was not a job for someone with small children
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Poor management and NOT the best place to work by far
Senior Financial Sales Advisor (Former Employee), Austin, TXJanuary 21, 2014
Pros: you never see your district manager which is a good thing.
Cons: management. products. systems. online banking was the worst
There has to be a least 50 other banks in the Austin area go work for one that doesn't start with BBVA.

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About Compass Bank

The needle of this Compass points south. Compass Bancshares is the holding company for Compass Bank, which does business as BBVA – Read more