Describe your organization.
Established in 1882 as Harris Bank, and owned by BMO Financial Group (TSX, NYSE: BMO) since 1984, BMO Harris Bank has grown to become one of the largest banks in the Midwest serving personal, commercial and affluent customers.
Describe your company culture.
BMO HarrisSM is committed to creating a great customer experience. And that starts with making sure that BMO Harris is an exciting and innovative place to work. Employees enjoy a challenging and collaborative work environment that nurtures teamwork and encourages success.
Take Pride: In what we do and where we work
Keep Your Word: Never waver from our commitments to our customers and each other
Embrace Diversity: Gain Strength through our people and our perspectives
Do the Right Thing: Demonstrate respect for all and earn trust through integrity of our actions
Have the Courage to Win: Focus on what makes us successful
We stand behind our employees in a number of important ways. Here’s what you can expect from a career at BMO Harris Bank
Opportunities to create great customer experiences
Support for Success:
Managers and coworkers committed to coaching, guidance and collaboration
Encouragement to explore your potential and contribute to your fullest
Innovative approaches to provide you with flexibility
Learning and Development:
Access to a variety of growth opportunities
Diversity and Inclusion:
An open and supportive workplace for all individuals
Respect and Integrity:
A culture of personal accountability and high ethical standards
Rewards and recognition that drive differentiated performance
When you are looking for new employees, what do you search for?
We have a passion for helping our customers with their financial needs. As a result, we need employees who have sales experience and are comfortable having financial conversations, uncovering needs and making recommendations to our customers.
What does a typical hiring process look like for your organization?
- Online application
- Screening with recruiter
- Interview with manager
- Possibly an interview with a second manager
What tips do have for students and alumni who are looking to enter your industry?
Work hard and enjoy what you’re doing!