PNC Financial Services Group

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PNC Financial Services Group Reviews

Updated 16 December 2014
Updated 16 December 2014
1,241 Reviews
3.1
1,241 Reviews
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PNC Financial Services Group President and Chief Executive Officer William S. Demchak
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • If you work anyplace other than retail banking PNC values employee work life balance (in 111 reviews)

  • Great starting salary with good benefits and exposure to senior management (in 83 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance could be better depending on what department you are in (in 26 reviews)

  • upper management no clue what's going on with the new universal branch idea (in 56 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Now is a great time to work for PNC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Training, career development, and very flexible work life balance. Worked for numerous companies in the past and none we as good as PNC. PNC is changing and for the better. PNC is one of the best Main Street Banks hands down with great people in all levels. I am proud to work at PNC.

    Cons

    Duplication of work, bad communication all over, not a technology leader, overstaffed in many areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Good luck on turning the Titanic on a dime.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Awesome

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Could ability to leverage referral source base specific to run around community

    Cons

    Turnover can cause some pause to proceed

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish vision

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3.  

    Good working environment. Big bank that triies to maintain Main St. bank feel - sometimes to a fault.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Advisor in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Advisor in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Managers care about career progression/growth of employees.

    Cons

    Weaker compensation justified by cost of living in PA and work/life balance (which is sometimes non existent).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Gone are the days of employees staying at one company for 30 years. If you want talent to stay, compensation and approach will have to change to keep up with the times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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  5.  

    great values for community

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Paoli, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Universal Banker in Paoli, PA (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    good values and recognition for employees on a seldom basis, connect with community and encouraged to build strong relationships

    Cons

    too many hours, lack of one on one training, expectations are not clear when first hired

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    more one on one training versus on the spot coaching, will create a more positive employee experience

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Fulfilling and educational.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Specialist Team Manager
    Current Employee - Financial Specialist Team Manager

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    For the most part, from middle-management down the company is full of great people. Opportunity for career growth is very prevalent.

    Cons

    At times it feels as if senior leadership is disconnected from the workforce. Goals are often unattainable and put undue pressure on employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Realize the impact on employees lives as a result of shortsighted planning. Often times programs or job descriptions are changed in a short amount of time causing inconsistency and the employee to be unsettled in their position.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Unappreciated to say the least

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Core Service Consultant in Pittsburgh, PA (US)
    Former Employee - Core Service Consultant in Pittsburgh, PA (US)

    I worked at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    As a whole, PNC is a great company, one you can be proud to work for. It is an institution I will always do my banking with.

    Cons

    I was told I could only get a 10% raise when switching positions within the company. I ended up getting paid thousands of dollars less than those who were new to PNC. How is that fair? Also there is a major lack of communication and consistency within the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value your employees better.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    3 years working with experience in all aspect of the retail banking....

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Hazlet, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Consultant in Hazlet, NJ (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people, great corporate atmosphere...

    Cons

    No room for growth or I should say virtually impossible, mediocre salary, dismal commission struccture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase the Base salary to be comparable to those of other institutions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Financial Sales Consultant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Financial Sales Consultant in Columbus, OH (US)
    Current Employee - Financial Sales Consultant in Columbus, OH (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group

    Pros

    Meeting new people everyday. Work life balance is okay.

    Cons

    Management does not follow through on their word. I was promised a promotion into management and I am still currently waiting on a development plan to be established for me. If you are looking to grow within a company do not think you will be able to do it quickly. This has been a very sad and pathetic process.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish some follow-through on your processes. And implement a good management in training program.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  10.  

    Potential w. Poor upper management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    get sales experience to leave with

    Cons

    conservative stance eliminates sales efforts and can become depressing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    help focus efforts to hit goals and open more opportunities

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  11.  

    Not that great.. Mediocre

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Philadelphia, PA (US)

    I have been working at PNC Financial Services Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Opportunity to learn and collaborate.... Is work life balance really a pro? Not so sure but some time it may be.

    Cons

    No meritocracy, no career path
    Lack of diversity
    No training and development
    Lacks culture of innovation
    Technology infrastructure is poor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in human capital and technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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