Banker II (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – January 14, 2019
I came to work for Associated because a family member worked there for years. During my tenure there I was able to learn a lot about branch banking and finance overall but had very little opportunity for advancement into other areas of the bank and was not interested in retail banking advancement. The management I experienced was disappointing and typical.
Personal Banker (Former Employee) – Sheboygan, WI – November 28, 2018
I did not stay at Associated Bank for a number of reasons, but I enjoyed my time there. The most important thing for me was the group I worked with. The original group was much more supportive and relatable than the group at the end. The compensation was low, and the benefits were minimal. However, I was in an entry-level position while a college student and they were very accommodating regarding my near constant changes in location and life circumstances.
It a very fast past pace work place but a friendly enviorment
Call Center Representative (Current Employee) – Hales Corners, WI – September 13, 2018
A typical day at work is intaking calls from the time that I log in to the end of my shift. I have learn to listen and not interrupt the customers and to asked if there anything else that I can assist you with and thank them for banking with Associated Bank. The hardest thing is dealing with unsatisfied customers and trying to resolved the problem as quickly as possible. The most enjoyable part of my day is working with customer that make you laugh and appreciated you and attention to details and just good customer service.
Personal Banker (Current Employee) – Green Bay, WI – August 13, 2018
I love working at Associated bank, great pay and benefits. My only complaints are that there is no work/life balance and my manager is poorly trained and inexperienced so we all get micromanaged. Long hours and consecutive shifts in a row. Get to wear jeans most fridays and commission is good.
Pay, benefits, commission, free banking and discounts on loans
FT Teller (Former Employee) – Fitchburg, WI 53713 – August 6, 2018
Typically I was responsible for 4 lanes of a busy drive drive thru. In addition to that was responsible for X amount of Sales per month. Daily balancing was critical. They culture in my branch was heavily Spanish speaking and needed interpreters often. Some of the hardest things were the lack of assistance during rushes and the computer system crashing at a critical time that threw things into chaos.
Individual Contributor (Former Employee) – Green Bay, WI – August 23, 2018
A company with great individual contributors but pockets of abysmal leadership, particularly in Senior Roles, which have beaten them down and made them afraid to take risks.
Just as bad - A 'Good Ol' Boy' club culture within certain departments that was toxic, particularly for female employees. There were times I felt like I had been transported back in time to an era reminiscent of 'Mad Men'.
I admire the CEO, but I fear that he either is not aware of, or indifferent to, most if not all of the HR time bombs he has lurking within the organization.
Competitive Salary, Generous PTO, Flexible Scheduling, Strong Commitment to giving back to local communities, Employee Resource Groups
Weak HR, Employees tacitly discouraged from reporting Work Place concerns, poor leadership at some SR levels
Vault Teller/Loan Teller (Former Employee) – Slinger, WI – September 3, 2018
Enjoyed working with staff and the customers. Relaxing and challenging place to work. Met many different people and personalities which made me want to go into work every day. The hardest part of the job was keeping customers happy if they felt we did them wrong.
Project Manager (Current Employee) – Green Bay, WI 54303 – September 22, 2018
People are friendly, it will take a year to grasp the majority of tribal knowledge however, there is limited opportunity for advancement. Benefits are comparable to others in the industry but compensation is lower.
Relationship Banker (Former Employee) – De Pere, WI – January 4, 2019
Associated Bank was a good company to work for. I worked in a branch was in a grocery store so it was open seven days a week, That is one reason why I left. I didn't like working on multiple weekends per month.
CSR/Teller (Former Employee) – Spooner, WI – July 24, 2018
Typical day was 6.25 hrs. Learned alot about regulations and laws governing banks. Management very easy to work with. Some days very slow and some days hectic. Easy going atmosphere. Hardest part was being sure I did transactions correctly. I really enjoyed customer service.
Personal Banker II (Former Employee) – Green Bay, WI – August 26, 2018
Advancement opportunities are available within the company if one is willing to work for them. Heavy turnover affected the ability for one to take on new challenges and experiences, stress levels a bit high sometimes and a lack of support from higher management.
Assisting customers (Former Employee) – Green Bay, WI – August 23, 2018
Employees at Festival locations had an issue working 12 hour shifts sometimes without break. Associated Bank outside Festival received better hours and breaks. Due to that, many employees relocated and Festival locations were short staffed.
Sr. Sales Support Associate (Former Employee) – Chicago, IL – June 7, 2018
I really enjoyed my time at Associated Bank and deeply regret to this day leaving. It was such a relaxed employee friendly environment. I felt like part of a family as oppose to part of a team. There was always someone willing to help you and consistent team engagement events. The only downfall were the medical benefits. They were extremely expensive and not very good. That is my only complaint.
LOSS MITIGATION COORDINATOR (Former Employee) – Stevens Point, WI – July 13, 2018
When I started at the bank while attending college, I never expected to make a career out of it but I have thoroughly enjoyed the last seven years at the bank. I had amazing colleagues, outstanding hours (off Saturdays and Sundays-role specific) and my management team was very involved.
Senior Personal Trust Assistant (Former Employee) – Neenah, WI – August 4, 2018
A lot of turnover and shortage of employees because they all leave because of management. Very stressful environment. This has been going on for years and nothing seems to be done about it from upper management.
Vary Political and Driven by personal gain and power struggles.
Compliance Officer (Former Employee) – Green Bay, WI – June 30, 2018
Initially I enjoyed my job and was doing productive work and received excellent reviews. Over the years I was forced to accept reassignments to other groups in the Compliance area which was constantly in flux with changes in leadership. I had several managers changes within the first 5 years of my employment. My managers always knew less about the Regulatory Laws then I did. At first they were thankful for me working with them. Management changed frequently and as this happened the replacement knew less then former about Banking Regulations. Subsequently I was fired by a person who through politics was promoted to be my supervisor. I believe this was to consolidate her power over the compliance area.
Again, it was the Banks loss.
Great group of employess to work with at the same level.