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Westpac Group Reviews

Updated 19 Oct 2019

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Westpac Group CEO Brian Hartzer (no image)
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  1. "Great team but can be stressful to meet targets"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Advisor 

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent team environment and often helpful

    Cons

    Targets are hard to meet

    Westpac Group2019-10-16
  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Event Manager 

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time

    Pros

    Wide variety of events across the business

    Cons

    Long hours, high pressure and high expectations to put the job as #1 priority

    Westpac Group2019-10-17
  3. "Workplace environment"

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    Current Employee - Small Business Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    professional team environment, discount and work perks.

    Cons

    A lot of after hours work to deal with work demands.

    Westpac Group2019-10-17
  4. "Overall Westpac is a good place to work. They have flexible working arrangements and great infrastructure."

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    Marketing Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group

    Pros

    Flexible, career progression, networking opportunities, company events are good

    Cons

    Lots of office politics, working long hours is perceived as "hard working" if you don't really do much in that time.

    Westpac Group2019-10-16
  5. "Good place to work. Good work life balance."

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible working is always supported

    Cons

    Many restructures Make it a challenge internally

    Advice to Management

    None at this point really

    Westpac Group2019-10-15
  6. "Great organisation to work for"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Wollongong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Westpac Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    - Career progression - Great colleagues - Training

    Cons

    - Salary - Too many restructures too often - Poor leadership

    Westpac Group2019-10-14
  7. "Great ethical company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great staff benefits and career opportunities

    Cons

    Some senior management can be out of touch with their teams

    Westpac Group2019-10-09
  8. "Best bank in Australia"

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    Former Employee - Full Stack Developer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Respect and value for Employees

    Cons

    Not Applicable, Not Applicable, Not Applicable

    Westpac Group2019-10-07
  9. "Great People culture!"

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    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great flexible working arrangements Great team dynamics Emphasis on Development Large organisation to move to other businesses

    Cons

    Promotion is hard Can be hard to challenge status quo especially on taking risks such as first to market pioneer strategies

    Advice to Management

    Don't follow the pack, set the direction and lead the market by example first.

    Westpac Group2019-10-19
  10. "Happy being average and middle of the road"

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    Former Employee - Director in Melbourne
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Westpac Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good people, genuine in their approach

    Cons

    No interest in being the best, just want to play it safe

    Westpac Group2019-10-19
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