Standard Chartered Bank

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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated Jul 25, 2014
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3.5 560 reviews

90% Approve of the CEO

Standard Chartered Bank Group CEO Peter Sands

Peter Sands

(225 ratings)

76% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance does exist, but there are some individuals who slog like slaves(in 47 reviews)

  • Nice working environment inside the company(in 38 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance based upon projects(in 19 reviews)

  • long working hours, low pay, no recognition at work unless youre an indian(in 15 reviews)

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    Very long hours rewarded by a fantastic view of Marina Bay

    Summer Analyst (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsI once asked my analyst the best part of wroking fro Standard Chartered.

    24 Days annual leave :D

    The best part about working here is not working here.

    ConsThe pay is terrible. Horrendous.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay us more.

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    Its OK

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsInternal transfer is flexible, company values are good

    ConsOld systems, salary is low compared to market

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more on talents

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    I had a great 8 years there but the culture changed significantly and it became too inwardly focussed

    MD, Human Resources (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsGreat, inspiring leaders who care about what they do
    Not as bureaucratic as competitiors
    Company's Here For Good ethos is great
    Good market footprint

    ConsThe company has become too inwardly obsessed and cautious.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCut out the BS and get back to basics!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Experiences at SCB

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsInternational Working Environment
    Improve and Develop banking skills

    ConsHR was not professional at all
    The seniors were not appreciated what you'd truly contributed
    The older employees gave their tasks for the newcommers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Business Development Manager

    BDM (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

    ProsIt was a sales role so it was quite free and easy.

    ConsHowever, I think at times it may be more of relationship building between the manager and subordinate than actually achieving KPIs. So in a nutshell, it is important to please the boss.

    Advice to Senior ManagementTry to be fair for a start.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Insurance manager

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsEnd to end product development

    ConsTurnover is high. Compensation is competitive

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    business analyst

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgreat job,very interesting and constantly working with excel and spss.

    Consalot of work before meeting with senior managers,unsatifying pay package

    Advice to Senior Managementboost the compensation package

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    Senior Developer

    Senior Developer (Current Employee) Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    Prosgood working place and good salary

    Consa lot of project waiting to start

    Advice to Senior Managementneed to consider your staff feeling

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good place to work

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    ProsConservative management, Job stability and average career progression

    ConsAverage salary, too much centralisation and limited career growth.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmployees could decently awarded for their consistent performance.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Not as much learning as i expected

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsOffice was nice, salary for intern was standard in China.
    I stayed for only four months so didnt get as much experience, but there are some nice colleagues.
    Time-off was flexible

    ConsInternal competition and interpersonal relationship was a bit complicated, considering it's an international company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPay a little bit more attention to interns. They are more than just low cost labour. Sometimes they can bring value if you use them wisely you know?

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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