Huntington National Bank

  www.huntington.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Huntington National Bank Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014

Be The First To
Add Photos

All Employees Current Employees Only

2.8 208 reviews

74% Approve of the CEO

Huntington National Bank Chairman, President, and CEO Steve Steinour

Steve Steinour

(115 ratings)

49% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • great work/life balance for my family (in 6 reviews)

  • Management was very personable, everyone was a team player, good benefits and perks (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • Work long hours sometimes 6-10 days in a row (in 16 reviews)

  • Work/Life balance is a huge issue at HNB - IT employees normally work 60 (in 7 reviews)

More Highlights
208 Employee Reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

    2 people found this helpful  

    Great bank for the customers, not too great for employees

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAlthough this largely depends on the management, the schedule is flexible within reason and there are genuine efforts being made to promote nice work/life balance.
    Huntington's products are great and there is a genuine feel that the company truly believes in looking out for their customers. Same can not be said for most of the other larger banks.

    ConsTurnover on the retail side is pretty bad and it isn't hard to see why. Huntington does not seem to be concerned with retaining talent. Rather then putting resources into retaining top talent, Huntington makes great efforts to increase their market share, regardless of the cost. Merit increases in retail are scarce, while the management's stance is that employees should focus on selling more and relying on incentive payouts. The biggest problem with this is that incentive payout opportunities decrease on the bi-yearly basis, while goals and expectations keep going up. Additionally, there is a lack of focus on professional development of employees and a huge lack of promotional opportunities. Huntington tends to give preference to hiring candidates from outside, rather than promoting from within.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on driving down the retention and development of colleagues. Happy and motivated employees will surely sell much better than disgruntled ones. Focus more on celebrating successes rather just pushing for more $$$s

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

    1 person found this helpful  

    Room to Move up, Small Business Feel

    Store Banking Specialist (Former Employee) Columbus, OH (US)

    ProsI had a great experience working for Huntington, although I was only there a short while. The training offered was helpful and extensive. I felt as though my manager truly cared about my progress and future with the business. Benefits were great and I felt valued as an individual.

    ConsI cannot speak to working as a banker in a stand-alone store, because my experience was at an in-store branch at Giant Eagle. The most unfavorable component of this position is 'aisle time.' The company wants employees to spend time pushing checking accounts and other banking services / products while customers are doing their grocery shopping. It's awkward, intrusive, and feels obnoxious.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSetting up a cart at the front of the store or throughout the store gives employees a place to feel grounded and less uncomfortable, rather than expecting them to push banking services / products to customers shopping the aisles.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    It was a great job I enjoyed the duties and customers just had a bad manager that pushed sales too far!

    Teller (Former Employee) Toledo, OH (US)

    ProsThe actual job of a teller is fun and mostly never boring.

    ConsSALES SALES SALES!! and when someone wants you gone, its banking they can make anything look suspicious!

    Advice to Senior ManagementSALES IS FOR BANKERS

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities

     

    modeler

    Senior Modeler (Current Employee) Columbus, OH (US)

    Prosgood work life balance
    good location
    PTO package is good

    Consnothing particularly bad some politics

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Good break in to the banking industry

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prossalary, upward mobility, training, time off

    Conslong hours, random schedule, small staff

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Great opportunity

    Branch Manager (Current Employee) Grand Rapids, MI (US)

    ProsThe growth potential for the in-store program is tremendous.

    ConsIncentive pay is convoluted. You are never quite sure what you will make from month to month. The Insurance program leaves a lot to be desired as well.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsult with some experts outside of the banking industry in the health field to see what other Insurance programs are out there. Simplify the incentive program. If you meet or exceed targets then reward your team.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Good job.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood job as work was easy and made sense - training programs were good and management always there to help if questions from customers or questions that I would have. Coverage was good if one needed time off for doctor appointments or other appointments for kids.

    ConsLong hours on my feet, sometimes management at different branches not real helpful. I also did not like the hours on Friday evenings or on Saturdays as I have children and difficulty in finding sitters, etc. I did not have to work every Saturday but many did.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    Nice company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood benefits , pto . I like the work I do.

    ConsNo bonus . Too much work .

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Goals before customers

    Personal Banker (Current Employee)

    ProsCompetitive pay the bank closes at 5pm M-Th

    ConsCan not retain top talent employees quit managers not companies. A lot of the Cincinnati area branch managers are not good communicators. Hitting your monthly goal is put before the customer

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicating and being a leader will help retain a lot of top talent

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    As a collector, our goals were completely unrealistic and were not granted the support of management.

    Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) Columbus, OH (US)

    ProsDecent hours and paid holidays off, which was a good thing.

    ConsCOMPLETELY stressful and no support from management. The managers and team leaders were VERy disconnected with the team members

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Worked for Huntington National Bank? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.