Compare Commonwealth Bank of Australia vs first direct BETA

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia

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Employee Ratings

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • first direct scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 1937 reviews)
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 53 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Career Opportunities 1.1 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Work-life balance 1.2 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ceo Matt Comyn
93%
93%Matt Comyn
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their CEO Approval 26% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
first direct Ceo Joseph Gordon
67%
67%Joseph Gordon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 33% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
53%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Commonwealth Bank of Australia employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than first direct employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

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What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
  • "Great people" was the most mentioned Pro at first direct.
  • "Red tape" was the most mentioned Con at Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
  • "Call centre" was the most mentioned Con at first direct.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 262 reviews)
"Flexible working"(in 200 reviews)
Pros
"Great people"(in 5 reviews)
"Benefits package"(in 3 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Red tape"(in 82 reviews)
"Large organisation"(in 59 reviews)
Cons
"Call centre"(in 3 reviews)
"No progression"(in 2 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Executive Manager

I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Company with great values, genuinely cares about their people also both well-being and professional development

Cons

Largely Australia based so little international travel

"Great"17 May 2020

Current Employee - Collections

I have been working at first direct full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good place to work great staff

Cons

No issues to really say

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