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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated 20 August, 2014
Updated 20 August, 2014
1,174 Reviews

3.3
1,174 Reviews
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
282 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 104 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 62 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is crap and if you want to transfer between teams forget it (in 41 reviews)

  • It's very much a grind and long hours and can get quite confrontational (in 45 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Professional Atmosphere

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Jacksonville, FL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Jacksonville, FL (US)

    Pros

    Management listens to your ideas and incorporates them into the departments processes as needed.

    Cons

    Communication still remains a problem across internal teams.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to listen to the employees to implement better process. Encourage monthly communications amongst peers.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Very Flat and Misogynistic Organization run by the Motherland

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Portfolio Analyst  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Portfolio Analyst in San Francisco, CA (US)

    Pros

    Good compensation, healthcare, maternity leave benefits

    Cons

    Slow Growth, Limited Product Offering, Myopic Views from Corporate Leadership

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Deutsche Bank is a good place to work, with the typical large company problems.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Production Support Manager  in  Jersey City, NJ (US)
    Current Employee - Production Support Manager in Jersey City, NJ (US)

    Pros

    -Great benefits
    -Flexibility with work/life balance
    -lots of opportunities

    Cons

    -too much "red tape"
    -too many org changes
    -too many long term plans that change mid-stream

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop changing philosophy before the plans complete.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Steep learning curve with good exposure

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)

    Pros

    Well discussed compensation, constant growth and exposure opportunities

    Cons

    Hectic work schedule including working on weekends as per requirement

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Well charted out leave policy discussed with manager in start of the year

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Global organization

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of exposure with global experience

    Cons

    Complex organization with many different processes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need better communication.

  7.  

    Good learning but top heavy

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate
    Current Employee - Associate

    Pros

    sheer breadth of markets and product type that it is involved allows you to learn a lot very quickly.

    Cons

    firm is top heavy leading to huge political shenanigans and power struggles. the recent clamp down on reducing exposure is hampering multiple deals.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management should work to turn around the current upside down pyramid management structure

  8.  

    Good work culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    MNC with international level of work culture regardless of the office location. Good benefits and future prospects.

    Cons

    Too many internal processes for promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Banking leaders

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Director  in  Los Angeles, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Managing Director in Los Angeles, CA (US)

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world.

    Cons

    Old school beliefs and resistance to change have dampened the growth of the bank outside European Union.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    This time to expand in the right verticals across USA, specially the west coast and in India and China with a different perspective is now.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good place for a first banking experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Communications
    Former Employee - Communications

    Pros

    Professional environment with good work-life balance. Management was approachable and open to new ideas.

    Cons

    I had the feeling that the German culture was very present, and that it was difficult to grow if this is not your own culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Embrace diversity.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Good place to work in India

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Best salary range in India

    Cons

    Middle management, Inadequate growth opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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