RBC Employee Reviews in Canada

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Great co-workers and some pretty awesome clients
Client Advisor (Former Employee) –  Vancouver, BCJuly 18, 2016
I found management unhelpful and could not seem to prioritize either our goals and/or purpose. Sales driven without equitable distribution of acknowledgement dispersed to all staff. Incredible pressure to achieve sales targets with "chats" if the sales were not achieved, even those employees that have been with RBC for going on 30 years were feeling threatened. Work/Life balance valuation is poor at best. Constant split days off and changes to job arrangements without any recourse for the employee.
My schedule changed 3 times adding more hours and days with another change coming again in June which lead me to leave.
Pros
Year end bonus
Cons
Work arrangements changing constantly and sales pressure is intense
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Branch environment review ONLY
Représentante des services financiers (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QCJuly 8, 2016
Very nice clients, very nice colleagues, difficulties with management. Branch environment is not the best of the company since it is very retail oriented- similar to a retail shop- accent is on Sales and work is late hours on end of week and Saturdays. The work is replaced by new technologies and is very repetitve otherwise. Advancement is extremely slowly at best of cases. Many people leaving or changing and never replaced which creates strains for the remaining. Could be extremely stressful because of ever growing sales targets. The company was really the best I have ever worked for only 8 years ago...since the retail concept was implemented, hard to believe it became such an impossible and neurotic environment !
Pros
benefits
Cons
advancement
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Good company to work for and they provide excellent courses
Operations Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONAugust 11, 2016
Deal with escalations received
Attend required meetings
Both interesting and difficult to determine route cause of problems reported and in some cases being able to go through the software code
Courses provide along with time to do them
Able to work from home
Pros
They provide the tools necessary to do the job
Cons
Distance
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Great Company but some Senior Management Concerns
technology delivery (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 4, 2016
The company is a great to work for and colleagues are fairly decent. Pay is relatively good, benefits are average. Management - highs and lows, depends on the team you are in. There are areas in the bank where management is great.

There are areas in the bank where the staff are often made the scapegoat because the middle management make mistakes or do not take accountability for delivery that they are responsible for. Where management is comprised of people who where from the capital market side of the business, you need to be very careful. Always need to be vigilant and need to protect yourself. Mean, cheating, bullies and backstabbing is found very often.
Pros
co-workers, some very good management, challenging work
Cons
Top heavy, too many layers, low moral is some areas
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productive and goal oriented - self motivating
Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Kingston, ONMay 5, 2016
Very busy and productive which was satisfying to know goals were met individually and as a team.
Learned how to be very thorough, you could never write enough information.
Management was supportive and approachable.
Co workers were the best working family. Team players, coachers and patience to help when needed.
Hardest part of the job was to meet with management, due to very busy schedules, to assist you with added responsibilities.
The most enjoyable part of this job was the wins, the team work, the people and the customers.
Pros
Meeting and working with great people
Cons
Time management - hard to meet with upper management due to busy schedules
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it depends on the team/department you work with
Technical Systems Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 4, 2016
There are both positive and negative things. Late hours are typical. The management, however, stimulates innovations and arranges periodically technological competitions on hottest topics.
The working conditions vary heavily from department to department.
Pros
TEchnology innovations
Cons
Long hours
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Job security always at risk
Administrator (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONMay 9, 2016
Salaries are competitive. Management is very poor. The salaries of workers were openly discussed among employees, and the atmosphere was always very tens. People were afraid to call in genuinely ill, spreading illness to everyone on the team, eventually causing a domino effect. Everyone was always scared for their job security, and morale was very low.
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they should learn how to manager people
Account Manager/Banking Advisor (Current Employee) –  Halifax, NSApril 23, 2016
the branch i work with, the manager there was very very bad, you have do every little thing, even it is not related to your role, he is still asking you to do it everyday. And he is kind of force me to stay the branch where i worked, not allow me to transfer to other locations. Also, when i registered a course which rbc will pay for it, it took him 3 month to get this approved and it happened twice in last two yrs. He basically does not want to give you any raise, always saying that you do not have enough experience for this you do not have any experience for that. His management skills are horrible.
Pros
other people sees that you have a good job but you basically do not
Cons
long hours, salary based, you will have to work at least 5 hours extra every week at least
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Good brand to have
Manager, Client Action Group (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONApril 9, 2016
growth opportunities if you network and work hard, but eventually there is a cap after which it is harder to break through to higher and better positions

your experience at RBC will depend completely on your manager. most managers are really good and supportive.

although there is room to grow, but that growth only comes in the form of title..pay increases for internal employees are terrible.
Pros
good work life balance
Cons
bad pay upgrades
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fun work environment and very helpfull team leaders
Collections Agent (Former Employee) –  Mississauga, ONAugust 17, 2016
- The environment everyday was very fun and comfortable, being punctual was most important for every employee.

- Learned more about what customer service is and applied it everyday at work, full training given by RBC on how to analyze all client information within database to provide best solutions to help ease their debt.

- Team leaders helped with any situations that were hard to solve, they did team meetings to discuss goals and any further improvements needed to apply to help clients ease their debt.

- At RBC there were teams for each team leader, members of each team were very helpful and respectful.

- The hardest part working at RBC was communicating with the clients over the phone because not every client was the same.

- The most enjoyable part was working in a team oriented environment where everyone helped each other, everyone was very respectful of each other.
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Productive and fast paced environment within Corporate Systems
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONJune 29, 2016
Continously learning and able to challenge myself on new projects. Great community within the organization. Always able to ask people for clarification and get quick responses.
Pros
Great opportunity to grow and learn within the organization.
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Productive and fun work place
Agente en recouvrement (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QCAugust 3, 2016
Very good and fun work place, best part of the job is being able to really help people going through hardship. The hardest part is trying to educate the client, so they can understand a little bit better the consequences and the impact a bad credit can have on their lives.
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good place
Claims First Response Coordinator (Current Employee) –  Meadowvale Village, ONAugust 4, 2016
This is a great place for a lot of people, there are good people who work here. Moving on, there is not a lot of opportunity for growth in my department and I am looking elsewhere.
Pros
benefits, overtime opportunities, coaching and development
Cons
shift roation, nit picking, call center
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nice work place
Insurance Adviser Intern (Former Employee) –  Pickering, ONMay 4, 2016
There are peaks and lows when, depending in which department you are working, that one could be extremely busy, or not so busy. There are daily reviews of the previous day successes, pitfalls, challenges and lessons to learn. Targets are set based on the reviews of previous days.
Pros
perfect workplace
Cons
no complaint with anything.
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Exciting and supportive workplace
Financial Transactions Administrator (Former Employee) –  155 wellington streetJune 29, 2016
Very fun place to work and supportive management. Flexible hours and lots of opportunities to learn. The job is very demanding but the rewards are worth the work.
Pros
learning opportunity
Cons
long hours
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Excellent place to work.
Project / Team Lead - RBIS (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONMarch 29, 2016
The project was a very challenging project.
Initially getting in to the swing of the project was a challenge with such a complex project. The job was made easy with RBC coworkers who gave excellent knowledge transfer and a good understanding of the application.
Got good support from the RBC (RBIS) Team
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Rbc
Department Head (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ONAugust 19, 2016
Good company to work at, mature processes, good life to work balance, Great for increasing technical and business competency working with complex mission critical systems, 3-rd party vendors.
Pros
Mature processes
Cons
Agility needs to be developed
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Great team work, good and fair recognition from co-workers
Financial Advisor (Current Employee) –  Aspen Landing BranchMay 19, 2016
- good working environment with colleagues
- enjoy to give out holistic advice to clients to reach their financial needs and achieve the goal
Pros
good incentives
Cons
work hours is long
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Overall a well run company
Senior Manager FX (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJuly 10, 2016
RBC is a great organization with fairly competitive compensation and benefits. The culture of my working environment has changed and therefore I have decided it is time for a change.
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Excellent Bank and People, a good place to work
Caribbean Markets Project Manager, Credit Cards (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ONJanuary 18, 2016
I have enjoyed working at RBC as its a very professional and customer oriented organization. The organization ensures that their employees can actively engage in different activities and is always open to discussions in a very professional way.

I have found this the best bank in Canada to work and where have found the most professional people to work with.
Pros
The work, the people, the office, the environment is great
Cons
I cannot find anything
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