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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Reviews

Updated 16 October 2018
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Pros
  • "I also take full advantage of the work/life balance offered here to support my volunteering commitments with full backing from managers" (in 150 reviews)

  • "Really accepting place to work; Good management culture in IT; Flexible working; You can express you opinion freely and will be listened to" (in 93 reviews)

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  1. "Great culture and team"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Banking Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Current Employee - Customer Banking Specialist in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Awesome team, culture and opportunities.

    Cons

    Branch can get very busy at times and support can be lacking. On the flipside, it does equip you to build your resilience and problem-solving skills.

    Advice to Management

    Great management team.


  2. "Product Development Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent work life balance
    Get exposed and involved to the latest tech.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, gigantic, lack of focus from senior management.

  3. "Customer Service Representative"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia part-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to progress in Banking & Business Industry

    Cons

    Job application process is quite long.


  4. "National Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Flexibility, technology, customer values, work life balance, brand and management

    Cons

    Some wages are little lower than the smaller banks.


  5. "Customer Service"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    People there are quite nice

    Cons

    Angry customers due to rbc


  6. "Great workplace"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great culture and people and support

    Cons

    Can be poltical and a lot of legacy processes


  7. "css"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Sydney
    Current Employee - Customer Service Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    gain vast knowledge and experience in retail banking products and services

    Cons

    processes can be disorgansied

    Advice to Management

    more thorough training around policies and procedures

  8. "Savings Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, work benefits, good training, good values

    Cons

    Poor work culture, poor leadership, lack of opportunities to move


  9. "Management Accountant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time

    Pros

    Development Opportunities, great culture

    Cons

    Need to know the people to move around.

    Advice to Management

    Increase the payment to motivate employee.


  10. "Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Analytics Analyst in Sydney
    Current Employee - Data Analytics Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance company. Promotes flexible working.

    Cons

    If you're ambitious is not the place to be. Diplomacy slows everything down and triggers slow decision making. Pay rate not according to the industry as well.

    Advice to Management

    Retain talent and reward commitment and quality work.


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