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Financial Services Advisor (Former Employee) –  Union, ON20 November 2017
Strong Community focus with a strong structure for money on deposit and lots of lending.

not very clear training, be prepared to be self motivated and check your own training.
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Productive friendly environment
Teller (Co-op) (Former Employee) –  Guelph, ON3 November 2017
Meridian Credit Union is an amazing place of work. Staff communicate well through different levels of authority and give their members an amazing banking experience.
Pros
Free stuff, less strict uniform
Cons
Boring
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Positive Work Culture
Financial Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON3 October 2017
Good company with strong ethical values and positive work culture. Working here had been a great stepping stone to allow me to expand on my experience and knowledge surrounding customer service.
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great company for work life balance with good security
Financial Advisor (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON31 July 2017
As noted above, excellent company for work life balance and culture. supportive management, easy going corporate culture, over time is not a norm and generally not expected.
Pros
good place for stable employment
Cons
limited advancement opportunities
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Lending and Fun place to work
Financial Service Advisor (Current Employee) –  Union, ON30 June 2017
Fun place to work
Strong support from management
Appreciate staff and recognizing their hard work
our day start with meeting in the morning and plan the day with team
review scheduled for everyone on daily base
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Bankings without heavy sales pressure
Financial Services Representative (Current Employee) –  GTA, ON1 May 2017
Pros: Sales pressure is not nearly as strong compared to big 5 banks. Still sales driven, but not to same degree.
Good potential for advancement due to new branches and expansion of company / Meridian Bank
Great for customer service oriented individuals
Cons: Lower pay brackets
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Was an excellent workplace
Member Services Representative (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON7 April 2017
The job culture puts the employees first. Was a great place to work for. Only draw back is not many opportunities for career advancement. Overall, a fantastic employer!
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A great place to work
Financial Services Advisor (Current Employee) –  St. Catharines, ON3 April 2017
Great benefits, great staff rates, lot's of room for advancement. NOT for potentially commissioned based sales people.

Member is always first and always right, always.
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Great People
Senior Financial Advisor (Former Employee) –  Newmarket, ON4 February 2017
Great People, Management is poor, little room for advancement as management is very jaded in their view of people from other industries, they do not recognize talent just tenure
Pros
Great People
Cons
No advancement
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Friendly environment, great staff, along with great members
Part-time Teller (Former Employee) –  Beamsville, ON22 January 2017
As a Meridian employee, I had the pleasure of assisting our member with their basic financial needs. The environment was very positive and friendly. Engaging with members and putting a smile of their face was my daily goal.
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Good Company
Financial Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Union, ON15 January 2017
Opportunities to learn and develop career is there. Responsibilities and task to complete on a daily basis could extend beyond the basic job description, which is a good thing as it equips the employee with various skills.
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Great Culture, people, benefits and environment
SENIOR SMALL BUSINESS ADVISOR (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON14 January 2017
Great Culture, people, benefits and environment. Supportive teams at any of the branches and truly believe in making a difference in member's lives and in the community.
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nice place to work
Business Analyst (Former Employee) –  MontrĂ©al, QC5 January 2017
Friendly Staff
Great management
Flexible working hours
Work part of small teams with clear goals and expectations. If you like helping customers with their finances then you will find life in a branch rewarding. It can be busy and there is lots to learn but if you are positive and proactive you will enjoy working here.
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Unproductive, unethical and cheap
Investment Advisor (Former Employee) –  Pickering, ON30 November 2016
Horrible place to work!

Once you get over the initial years of being fed complete lies about culture, employee appreciation and room for development, the company seems to be more concerned with their bottom line than helping the same Members that they boast are their "number 1 priority". Management is inexperienced and generally hired from outside sources, who do not comply with Meridian's culture and overall values. Degrading employees is a regular day occurrence and it is not uncommon to leave work feeling undeserved and worthless due to ridicule and reprimand for nothing more than doing your job and trying to help people.

They do not CARE about employees or Member's and they will only get worse the bigger they grow. Glad I don't work for that horrible company any longer.

Thanks Meridian for the wasted years and negligent coaching from your highly stunted management team. Especially the Manager at Pickering branch where I was from.
Pros
Meeting new people - Drinks with friends from work
Cons
Horrible place to work or bank
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Good environment with the right manager
MEMBER SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE (Former Employee) –  Union, ON26 November 2016
Overall great place to work, keep on top of your manager to ensure you get the proper coaching to grow within the company.
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productive to place to work
Senior Business Analyst (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON23 May 2016
productive to place to work

we engage at all levels with passion, innovation and a near obsession for adding value to our clients with each interaction. As such we seek people with similar drive and ethics to join growing team.
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A relationship-based approach to banking
Member Service Representative (Current Employee) –  Union, ON9 April 2016
I have learned and grown as a customer service representative at Meridian Credit Union. The work atmosphere is phenomenal, with ample opportunity to learn the intricacies of retail banking (accounting, finance, advisory, risk), devoid of the pressure extreme sales targets.
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Great company to work for.
Financial Services Representative (Former Employee) –  Union, ON7 April 2016
Responsible for staffing, interviewing, training, scheduling, attendance of front line staff.
Responsible for cash requirements, audits, reports.
Set goals for staff, and prepared and delivered annual performance reviews
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Amazing company to work for!
Senior Manager, Internal Communications (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON8 March 2016
Meridian is a fantastic company to work for. During my time with this company, I was able to develop myself in all aspects of my career!
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Excellent Benefits
Member Service Representative (Former Employee) –  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON24 February 2016
Very friendly environment, very helpful peers, and very flexible schedules. Every morning I looked forward and I was happy to go to work.
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