Great learning curve
Working at ABSA is good. Great learning curve. I am working with good teams named Change team and the Run Team(I am part of the change team, we are responsible for analyzing and development of product(softwares), Run team is responsible for all the admin and supporting the software delivered by us). I enjoy learning new technologies, most of all I enjoying working as a team with my colleagues and we are more 9f a family because of the way we treat each other. The challenges are always there, in my case the challenges comes when I have to start working on a new tool which its sometimes take long to master but given time, I end up doing it and progressing with it. Eg RPA, Blue Prism which is all about Automation
Pros: Great Opportunity for learning
Cons: No recognition and growth.
I have a good relationship with my co-workers. I learn different financial traits daily. Challenges I face sometimes at work is trying to explain to a client that something cannot be done in a certain way because of policies and procedures of the bank.
Pros: Great experience
Cons: Long ques during month end
Established banking career
Absa bank has given me an excellent environment to learn and grow. Support is amazing from senior management and open communication not limited to one department but across spectrum. My experience working in difference areas of the business have expose me to new opportunities to explore and made me aware of my strength and weaknesses. I enjoy leading teams and drive them to be high performers. I also like to ensure that while doing so, there are set of beliefs and values that are agreed on and upheld to make sure that the environment is pleasant for all to work in.
Pros: Opportunity to grow and impart knowlegde
Cons: Long working hours
How well does my employer pay me.Am i still relevant for the job?
end to end monitoring of applications, pulling daily and monthly reports, overall health check of systems/applications and report to senior management a very healthy working relationship with a bit of mentoring to juniors, I have learnt to be goal driven, dedicated and be supportive at all times work life balance with option to work from home on Fridays has improve both my family employer relationship and there is a significant improvement of absenteeism. because 100% compliance, I have to make sure that my system report accurately for all Sanctions related reports and that it is available at all times..
Pros: can be promoted to steam leads or lead technology partner..
Cons: none unless if there is dissaster recovery activities
Ensure that the branch is cost-effective and profitable.
Team player. Got a lot of recognition from colleagues and my staff. Sales and service oriented. I am happy to see customers happy all the time. There is pressure to provide excellent service and meet sales target ant the same time. I learnt to be professional all the time and keep it simply. Listening before you answer is a skill I learn from my experience with customers. When you are shortstaff and the branch is busy and customers start to complain is challenging and you need to act with what you have at your disposal.
Pros: Huge chances of growing within the industry
Cons: Flexible because on busy days you finish late all the time
Excellent learning curve
Great company to work for, enjoyed the training workshops. Only downside was that I worked their for 4 years as a fixed term contractor. Salary is reasonable, but management was the problem for me. Team leaders were at times unprofessional and favoured certain people.
Cons: Poor management
This is where I started my first job
I have learnt a lot about business and people, and Interpersonal relationships. I am passionate about customer service and people. I love challenges and exploring new opportunities. I have learned to be humble and compassionate.
Pros: Good place to start off your career
Cons: Long working hours sometimes
Working at ABSA.
ABSA has an awesome culture. People are always willing to help and teach and mentor. Education and developement is highly promoted thus staying at the cutting edge of whats happeneing in the industry. organisation are early adopters of technologies. Culture versatile with regard to working hours and remote working.
Pros: Great opportunity to pursue tertiary developement
Cons: Erratic working hours
I enjoy working at Absa as it is a great organisationbtobwork for and it is filled lots of opportunities and growth. I have learned a lot in terms of dealing with customers, management skills , administration, Teller functions etc.
Pros: Opportunities for growth
I am excellent with working with others to achieve certain objective on time and with excellence.
I am an energetic ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake, or situation I am presented with. As a graduate with a degree from University of Free State and having more than 3 years banking experience, I am excellent with working with others to achieve certain objective on time and with excellence
Pros: Great opportunity for promotion
Cons: Long working hours
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