Commonwealth Bank of Australia Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer Matt Comyn (no image)
Matt Comyn
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  1. "-"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Personal Loan Specialist in City of Parramatta

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

    Pros

    Benefits are pay rate, staff deals provided and discounts

    Cons

    Work life balance Working hours Management

  2. "Great Organisation"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - IT Senior Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, work life balance, challenging and satisfying career.

    Cons

    Long hours and weekend work sometimes


  3. "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Android Developer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great work life balance Supportive teams

    Cons

    Slow processes and red tape

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    July 23, 2020

    We’re happy to hear that you enjoyed your role at CommBank with a good team and work life balance. Good luck with your current and future roles and if you are on the lookout for a new opportunity, head to our career site https://www.commbank.com.au/about-us/careers.html.

  4. "Work life balance pay trade off"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance most of the time

    Cons

    Pay could be much better

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    July 23, 2020

    We’re happy to hear that you’re enjoying your role at CommBank with a good work-life balance. We want to wish you all the best for a rewarding career with us. Thanks for all your hard work!

  5. "Great place to work for!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good culture - Good supportive team and managers - Great training - Great work life balance

    Cons

    I dont have any to share

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  6. "A great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great supportive culture - Flexibility to work life balance is not just lip service, something leaders (especially in HR) lead by example with - Good career progression

    Cons

    - Depends on which area in the Bank you're working for to get a great manager - Pay is not very competitive and you have to move out of the company to get a pay rise

  7. "Good flexibility"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Good flexibility and work life balance

    Cons

    Large amount of processes and procedures

  8. "Awesome place to work"

    5.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney

    I worked at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance, good team bonding

    Cons

    Some politics but where you dont find it.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    June 17, 2020Head of Careers

    Thank you for sharing your feedback, we’re so glad to hear that you enjoyed your role with a good team and work-life balance. Good luck with your current and future roles and if you are on the lookout for a new opportunity, head to our Career site https://www.commbank.com.au/about-us/careers.html

  9. "GPTW"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture Great people Great work-life balance Great opportunities

    Cons

    No cons to add, it's a great place to work.

    Commonwealth Bank of Australia Response

    June 17, 2020Head of Careers

    We’re so happy to hear that you’re enjoying your role at CommBank with a good team and work life balance. We wish you all the best for a rewarding career with us. Thanks for all your hard work!

  10. "Home loan specialist"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Home Lending Specialist in Gold Coast
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Commonwealth Bank of Australia full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fast systems, all home lending departments are in Australia

    Cons

    Work/life balance. Support could be better

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