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Fairwinds Credit Union Reviews

Updated 26 Jun 2019

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3.4
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59%
Recommend to a Friend
80%
Approve of CEO
Larry F. Tobin
42 Ratings
Pros
  • "Frequent cool company events like big Christmas Party and Halloween costume contest(in 7 reviews)

  • "Decent pay, benefits, good coworkers( if you are lucky), managers are really good and understands you well(in 7 reviews)

Cons
  • "Management sets unrealistic sales goals that puts a huge amount of stress on everyone(in 5 reviews)

  • "If you are an MSR especially you might feel like you're an automaton spewing the same phrases and sales pitches over and over, ad nauseam(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "MSR-1"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union

    Pros

    I enjoyed working with my members and helping them with their financial situations.

    Cons

    I did not like the focus on sales goals.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2019-06-27
  2. "Ok Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Teller 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Competitive pay 401K Match Great Life work Balance Gym Membership Reimbursement program Good co-workers (if you're lucky)

    Cons

    Is another sales Job A lot Work for the pay Credit Union Members are spoiled (well most of them) Dated Technology Stressful Expensive Health and Dental Insurance

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2019-04-23
  3. "A company that cares about you"

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    Former Employee - Member Service Representative II - Call Center in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -Great culture, everyone is very friendly and willing to help you -Awesome Christmas party every year; the whole company gets together -A management team that really cares about their employees -Great benefits & 401k match -Great people to work with

    Cons

    -Customers can be very nasty at times (should be expected in the call center of a financial institution) -Not as much opportunity for advancement as I would have liked; upper level positions rarely open up. However, still a great place to learn the foundation of financial services

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2019-03-01
  4. "Lending"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Ok benefits. You are able to accumulate sick time, but what good is it if you are fired it goes to waste.

    Cons

    Department Management is quick to throw crew members under the buss when they are challenged. The only way to succeed with management like that is to carry a dictaphone to have your conversations recorder in case you need to CYA.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-12-15
  5. "Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    Higher then average salary, Match 5% 401K,

    Cons

    some projects are launched without fully vetted

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-11-21
  6. "MSR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time

    Pros

    401K matching up to 5%

    Cons

    Low Salary for the amount of work

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-11-14
  7. "Stay away!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There are none. Horrible work environment.

    Cons

    Just too many to mention. Just stay away.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-11-28
  8. "Teller line"

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    Former Employee - Msr in Clermont, FL
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Starting compensation is fair at FCU

    Cons

    Work load is never distributed fairly. Most days the teller line does all the work for the entire branch.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-08-09
  9. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Marketing in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for with some of the best benefits around. Tons of growth opportunities with some build your own future options as well. You get out what you put into your career at FAIRWINDS. This is not a place you can just sit back, put your feet up on the desk and collect a paycheck.

    Cons

    The cons are few and not worth really mentioning because they're nit picky things that come with any professional career.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-06-08
  10. "Blind leading the blind."

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Orlando, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Fairwinds Credit Union full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Some great people to work with. Nice building exterior. Good Work/Life Balance.

    Cons

    Blind leading the blind within management.

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    Fairwinds Credit Union2018-02-13
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