Barclays Capital
3.0 of 5 646 reviews
www.barcap.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Good place to learn

Sales (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Barclays Capital full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood culture, helpful learning environment, better development focus than other IBs

Consinvestment banking is becoming a tougher to work in, more regulated, does not pay as well as other IBs

Advice to Senior Managementreview pay structure especially in the more junior roles, will be increasingly harder to attract and retain talent

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

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Local team camaraderie and good business relationship but walls are put up for other teams

Senior Software Developer (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Barclays Capital full-time


Pros: Very supportive immediate boss/manager. A pretty family-friendly environment that supports work/life balance pretty well. Generally… Cons: Infrastructure teams are very difficult to work with. People openly put distance between themselves and other teams they need to work with. The interaction with fellow… Advice to Senior Management: Keep an eye on the base level and ask individuals "in the trenches" what their challenges are. Get infrastructure in line and stop over-doing the bureaucracy… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Average experience

Technology Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I have been working at Barclays Capital full-time for more than a year


Pros: Average pay scale as per industry standards Good learning experience Cons: Slow growth Little focus on employee career Advice to Senior Management: Promote more people. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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