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Review averages

  • 66 employees say

    Excellent (8)
    12.121212121212%
    Good (10)
    15.151515151515%
    Satisfactory (21)
    31.818181818182%
    Subpar (27)
    40.909090909091%
    2.39
  • 9 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    11.111111111111%
    Good (1)
    11.111111111111%
    Satisfactory (4)
    44.444444444444%
    Subpar (3)
    33.333333333333%
    2.33

Company summary

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We're Santander. As part of one of the largest global banks, Santander Bank offers a world of opportunity. With over 8,000 team members in the U.S., we're recruiting people like you who want to be challenged and strive for something better. At Santander, you'll be rewarded with competitive compensation and market leading benefits. You'll have access to comprehensive career development programs that empower you to grow and advance. You'll discover a company where you can shape a bright future.


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Numbers

Employees

5001-10,000 employees

Company info

Who we are

Products, services

Santander is a retail and commercial bank, based in Spain, with a presence in 10 main markets. Santander is the largest bank in the euro zone by market capitalization. Founded in 1857, Santander had EUR 1.24 trillion in managed funds, 103 million customers, 13,927 branches – more than any other international bank – and 182,958 employees at the close of 2013.

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It is the largest financial group in Spain and Latin America. It also has significant positions in the United Kingdom, Portugal, Germany, Poland and the northeast United States. Santander registered EUR 4.37 billion in attributable profit in 2013, an increase of 90% from the previous year.


Company outlook

We aim to make your banking life easier by providing convenient and smart ways to spend, save, and manage your money – from basic checking and savings accounts to comprehensive financial solutions. And we deliver them in a friendly and caring manner. By helping you match the right tools to your specific needs, we help you make real and meaningful progress toward your goals.

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Location


  • 75 State Street
    Boston, 02109
    United States
Locations (international)

Our headquarters are in Boston, but our hundreds of branches, thousands of ATMs, and round–the–clock online and mobile banking capabilities mean that we're here for you wherever and whenever you need us. We even have convenient ATMs in nearly every CVS store.

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Who is Santander?

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

We're Santander. As part of one of the largest global banks, Santander Bank offers a world of opportunity. With over 8,000 team members in the U.S., we're recruiting people like you who want to be challenged and strive for something better. At Santander, you'll be rewarded with competitive compensation and market leading benefits.

You'll have access to comprehensive career development programs that empower you to grow and advance. You'll discover a company where you can shape a bright future.

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How would we describe the company culture?

Simple, Personal & Fair embodies how all Santander's professionals think and operate, and represents what our customers expect of us as a bank.

It defines how we conduct business and take decisions, and the way in which we interact with customers, shareholders and society.

  • Simple, Personal & Fair is the key to becoming the go-to bank for our customers and the top employer for our staff.
  • We offer an open-door service to all customers, providing simple, easy to understand and uncomplicated products. 
  • We use clear, concise and understandable wording. 
  • We enhance our processes every day; streamlining processes and eliminating unnecessary steps for both customers and staff. 
  • We serve each customer separately through a personalised service, offering a range of products and services to enable each individual to decide what best suits their needs. 
  • We strive to ensure each of our customers feels special and valued. 
  • We remain faithful to our professionals and help them reach their potential and achieve their goals. 
  • We deal with our customers in a fair and equal manner, ensuring transparency and resolving any complaints as quickly and diligently as possible. 
  • We forge relationships that are beneficial to shareholders, customers, staff and the Bank alike because we understand that what is good for them is also good for the Bank. 
  • We are trustworthy, deliver on promises and take responsibility for the commitments we have assumed with customers.

What else should applicants know about us?

Transforming the world and the future through education.

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Our innovative Santander Universities initiatives create long–term, strategic alliances with higher learning institutions around the world.

The Santander Group has made a long-term commitment to the higher education sector. Since 1996, Santander Universities has been collaborating with colleges, universities, and research centers. Globally, we have more than 1,200 partnerships. In the U.S., there are more than 40 partnerships.

We believe that supporting higher education is the best way to give back to the communities we serve. As a result, we expand educational opportunities through college readiness; service learning; science, technology, engineering, and mathematics; study abroad; societal impact; faculty research; internships; entrepreneurship; and global workshops.

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The hiring process in Banco Santander is made thinking of you. Your experience during all the process is a very important issue for us and we want to meet your expectations.

Search our current job opportunities today! 

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Reviews for Santander

Reviews - What employees say

2.39 Employees say
2.33 Applicants say

Suggestions for improvement

  • that place dining facilities for employees

What I like about the company

all the benefits that my company offers have improved my lifestyle, for my company the employees are as important as the clients.

What I dislike about the company

I do not disapprove any part of my company, I feel comfortable with all the structures that exist in the company for which I work.

Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    santander
  • City
    san francisco
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Apprentice

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered

Suggestions for improvement

  • I'd do more about bullying in the workplace

What I like about the company

I love that they have the employee assistance program. I used the counseling services myself.

What I dislike about the company

I hate that there is a pecking order and some females can be catty

Company Culture
4.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
4.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
3.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
3.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    santander bank
  • City
    Killingly
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Current employee
  • Position
    Employee

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • 23.Feb 2018
  • Employee

Company Culture

This is a Spanish company, culture is definitely not traditional american

Inclusive / Diverse

Need to be Spanish to advance and have a good career path

Suggestions for improvement

  • Structural changes in this company are endless, only to land in the same place. I worked here for 13 years and never saw any change that made sense.

What I like about the company

Good compensation

What I dislike about the company

I tried changing positions at least 3 times, I ended up leaving because they would not let me move in my own direction

Company Culture
3.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
3.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
2.00
Overall compensation for your work
4.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
4.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00

The following benefits were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered is offered
  • Company
    SANTANDER BANK
  • City
    South Boston
  • Are you a Current or Former Employee?
    Former employee
  • Position
    Employee
  • Department
    IT

The following perks were offered to me

is offered is offered is offered

Review averages

  • 66 employees say

    Excellent (8)
    12.121212121212%
    Good (10)
    15.151515151515%
    Satisfactory (21)
    31.818181818182%
    Subpar (27)
    40.909090909091%
    2.39
  • 9 applicants say

    Excellent (1)
    11.111111111111%
    Good (1)
    11.111111111111%
    Satisfactory (4)
    44.444444444444%
    Subpar (3)
    33.333333333333%
    2.33

kununu score comparisons

Santander
2.38
75 reviews

Industry average (Banking/Investment Banking/Investment Management)
3.37
51,164 reviews

kununu average
3.29
2,614,000 reviews