Barclays Capital
3.0 of 5 650 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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Great experience, not sustainable

Investment Banking Summer Associate (Former Employee)
New York, NY (US)

I worked at Barclays Capital as an intern for less than a year


Pros: Very intelligent people, decent pay, interesting work, people are very competitive and will push you to be your best. Although work can extend late… Cons: Long hours, standard day from 7:30 am until sometime after… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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