Standard Chartered Bank

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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated 13 September, 2014
Updated 13 September, 2014
587 Reviews
3.6
587 Reviews
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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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Decent entry-level internship position

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

    Pros

    Good starting position to learn
    Comprehensive
    Nice people to work with

    Cons

    May deal with very stuck up people
    You need to be proactive, otherwise you'll just be another useless guy at the office

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need a more structured internship program

    Recommends
  2.  

    work life banace

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Career growth is based on performance which is amazing for hard working individual

    Cons

    Salary is not very satisfactory

    Recommends
  3.  

    Great place to works

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Officer  in  Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Senior Officer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance as they have flexi hour with good working environment

    Cons

    Face pace company with high expectation and work overloaded

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great work life balance and very motivated staff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexi-working hours and work at home policies. regular trainings by external coaches. work hard play hard mentality.

    Cons

    Not good business outlook. Expanded too quickly into investment banking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on core businesses and phase out investment banking.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Good Employer for learning

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    Former Employee - Sub- Officer  in  Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    Former Employee - Sub- Officer in Colombo (Sri Lanka)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good company to start your career, paid well for a starter, fabulous infrastructure, excellent people

    Cons

    too responsibilities handled by single person, tight deadlines, extended hours of work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    fabulous place to work among the Indian MNC banks

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    Former Employee - Relationship Manager-Preferred  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager-Preferred in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    office culture is the best....one gets to meet like-minded people.

    Cons

    compensation is relation to work one puts in can at times be an issue

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good place to start a career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment and team work
    good remuneration

    Cons

    High bureaucracy
    Limited space for progression

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Being Here for Good

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Absolute Knowledge Portal, good exposure to learn new and challenging things

    Cons

    long term benefit driven management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employ the staff by on rolls of bank and not through third party recruitment agency

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great company culture

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You can trust the people you work with. In the main, they are nice people. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    Matrix organization can sometimes may decision making slow. Dealing across countries and bosses in other continents can make life hard at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pushing the company values. They are meaningful

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Client Services Manager in Private Bank Hong Kong

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    Current Employee - Client Services Manager  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Client Services Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for, very stable

    Cons

    some politics in the office which happens everywhere. not paying very high but stable.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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