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A very friendly, supportive family-owned bank

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Saint Petersburg, FL (US)

ProsSenior Management consistently communicates with all employees, sharing the bank's challenges, accomplishments, etc. The various department managers are very approachable, and share the same work ethic- do whats best for the customers and First Bank

ConsThe salaries aren't as high as other banks; the various systems and software is fairly old, compared to peer banks

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to communicate to the staff on how the bank is performing, please do some advertising in Florida- the First Bank name is not well known.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Risky to work there right now

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Saint Louis, MO (US)

    I worked at First Banks


    Pros: Many of the employees are truly wonderful, caring people dedicated to doing their best each dayto help the customers and their coworkers. The locations I've visited… Cons: With the economic recession hitting hard, the company has lost a LOT of money - millions and millions of dollars over the last several quarters.… Advice to Senior Management: Create a culture with more accountability - when someone, some department or some group is supposed to do something, make sure they have and don't… More
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    Great place to work but don't expect rapid advancement

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at First Banks


    Pros: Family owned means that typically people genuinely care about one… Cons: Because there is no turnover, advancing through the company is difficult. However,… Advice to Senior Management: A more precise focus would allow everyone to buy into one message.… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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