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Barclays Reviews

Updated 20 October, 2017
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  • Work life balance varies around the group (in 169 reviews)

  • Senior management can get a bit out of touch sometimes (in 143 reviews)

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  1. "Barclays Stockbrokers - Client Service Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment and people.

    Cons

    Systems that could be more effective.


  2. "Good team, nice culture, valuable experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, great people and culture

    Cons

    Work is not very excited, less passion


  3. "barclays"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    good pay and benefits, work/life balance

    Cons

    corporate nonsense, too many people talking bland phrases which mean nothing and could be used in any business


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  5. "good company to work in kenya for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    great people and work place

    Cons

    not sure tthere are cons working at barclays


  6. "analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    work/life balance, location, and inclusive culture

    Cons

    org changes, competitiveness in the mkt


  7. "Great progression"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good progression for self-starters and ambitious people.

    Cons

    Stiff, inflexible hierarchy which means decision-making takes months rather than weeks. Burdened by legacy issues.

    Advice to Management

    Make it easier for everyone to make decisions, at every level.


  8. "Investment Banking FIG (in ECM)"

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    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst
    Former Employee - Investment Banking Analyst

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, great experience in terms of learning and getting prepared for other jobs in the industry

    Cons

    Work life balance is tough


  9. "Good place to work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    There is Stable Career, Good work life Balance, good working culture inclusive of diversity across all people from different cultures and background & Employees Benefits. Having worked for almost 10 years I would suggest everyone to work as its great place to work.

    Cons

    Its reducing its foot prints in Singapore in Back Office Operations hence career growth opportunities have slowed down.


  10. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    nice people, good client base from legacy Lehman takeover

    Cons

    too much management turnover, no clear direction on strategy


  11. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good team to work with.

    Cons

    Compensation can be lower than competition.


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