Interesting view of the banking world from inside.
Personal Banker (Current Employee), Branch – September 25, 2014
Pros: save a couple of quid on a 123 account
Cons: sounds great till your in there.
Sales, Sales, Sales, Banking, Insurance and Credit cards. Thats what its about. You wont learn anything here, other than what it means to be managed by people who have no idea what management actually involves. They may eventually train you to do a job eventually also. My induction involved computer training and being made to role play product sales – more... whilst being recorded on a dictation machine so they had evidence that I would sell compliantly. Then once in the workplace that went out of the window. The company has improved very much over the past few years It was truly shocking back in 2009/10 but it is slow and lags behind other banks in terms of how it implements new projects. But it thinks it ahead of the game. The best thing about it is meeting new customers, being observed near constantly by managers and remote monitoring is the worst bit. If your really unlucky an Area manager might appear on a quick visit. – less