BLOM Bank Sucks Customer Reviews and Feedback

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BLOM Bank is a Lebanese bank established in 1951 and has been repeatedly selected as the Best Bank in Lebanon by several financial institutions such as Euromoney and The Banker. Its business operations are based on a universal banking model that includes: Commercial Banking, Corporate Banking, Private Banking, Investment Banking, Asset Management, Retail Banking, Islamic Banking, Brokerage Services, and Insurance Products and Services.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Bad management terrible treatment for employees very low salary comparing to the working hours"

Assistant Branch Manager says

"high organizational politics, work not well dedicated or organized, promotions is based more on politics and management connections"

Former Employee - Manager says

"Blom Bank is the worst organozation I have ever seen, they only plan to justify money withdrawl from clients account and has the highest penalties and late payment fees in the world."

Current Employee - Business Analyst says

"Rigid Slow to change Resistant to change"

Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst says

"compensation is lower than the market"

Current Employee - Intern says

"non challenging environment no exposure"

Current Employee - Intern says

"No work, sitting mostly all day"

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Low salary, very low possibility of evolution"

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee says

"Experience is limited to your position, and it's pretty hard to get to another position unless you have your connections within the bank. You can also sense some toxicity within the workplace. The income is relatively low compared to other banks that can compare with BLOM. Although professional, the HR division does not really trust or show any care for the employees. I know their job is to ensure that everything goes well for the bank, but a happy employee makes a better workplace and better productivity."

Former Employee - Corporate Credit Officer says

"Bad salary. Bad structure. Bad grading system . Unfocused target system . There were no parking lots neither for employees nor for customers."

Customer Relations Specialist (Former Employee) says

"The management was poor, did not know how to treat employees Starting off the second month, I began looking for a job, and I found a better job with 3m"

Teller / Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) says

"une journée de travail de 8h a 17:30 il n'y a pas beaucoup d'opportunité le travail est facile a apprendre"

BANK BRANCH MANAGER-BLOM BANK (Former Employee) says

"Very bad Management and very ban reputation with corruption in the Top Mnagement in the Bank , all ver the Bank. It's not Bank............................... I didn't learn anything?????????????????????????????? The hardest part of the job is: there is no job and there is no plans or proceduers and decent Mnangement(Unfortunately) There is ne Enjoyable at this Bank (Blom Bank) Okay i can faced any one in the Bank , i have all the rights and all the evidences."

COMPLIANCE OFFICER (Former Employee) says

"No compliance culture at the bank at all room for potential growth very minimal Salary not at the expected level seeking a proper work environment in future roles"

Marketing Strategist (Former Employee) says

"This organization is good for a stable job and compared its peers, it's the most successful in the region. The downside is that considering its conservative culture, it's hard to get new things going."

Customer Service Representative (Former Employee) says

"I worked as a trainee at blom bank for 3 month as a customer representative responsible for car loans issues followed. Good experience there. It was a full time job though although i was a trainee there, 8 hours per day. I had to deal with different types of people and it was really challenging."

STAGIAIRE COORDONNATEUR DE PRÊTS AUTOMOBILES (Former Employee) says

"Classer et saisir les données comptables. Établir les différentes déclarations fiscales (TVA) et facturations. Collecter les données mensuelles et  préparer les revues d'entreprises. Préparer les revues trimestrielles des dépenses (préparer et analyser les données). Réconcillier regulièrement les comptes et suivre les erreurs relevées."

Head of Business Development, Products (Current Employee) says

"No management any more , it is all about leadership. Goal path theory is one of the most successful contingent leadership theories that emphasize the change in leadership style based on the situation and subordinate characteristics. Leader can be directive, supportive, participate or achievement oriented."

Internship (Former Employee) says

"Very interesting culture. Love the work environment. Typical day at the office starts at 9am with long hours up until 6-7. Worked at their retail branch with an emphasis on credit and loan approvals."

Teller - customer service (Current Employee) says

"customer service and finishing customers operations at their accounts. Hierarchical job system. Most enjoyable part is contact between employees themselves and between employees and customers."

Relationship Manager - Corporate Banking Group (Former Employee) says

"Blom Bank motivation has changed since the time I worked in. However, at the time I worked in Blom Bank, it was their first investment in Egypt and didn't make quiet well due diligence and this was marked in the exit interview."