Barclays
3.1 of 5 427 reviews
www.barclays.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Barclays Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.1 427 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins

Antony Jenkins

(111 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Good pay, good benefits, long hours

Investment Banking Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsGood compensation, challenging work, excellent exit opportunities

ConsVery long hours in the investment bank

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great attitudes all-around, excellent work-life balance

Assistant Vice President (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

Pros- fantastic manager relationship
- nobody is a jerk (Global Technology perspective; applies to users, managers, etc.)
- good work-life balance, reasonable hours, work doesn't follow you home
- good compensation; not great but fair

Cons- lack of team unity, very few team outings
- not enough communication on updates from senior management, not many meetings
- not much innovation present in technology

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Senior Manager (Former Employee)
Wilmington, DE

I worked at Barclays full-time for more than a year

ProsFocused, well balanced work and personal life, great company culture

Conscan learn focused area since the team fuction is quite focused

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I worked at Barclays

ProsCompetitive compensation and benefits
Great company culture

ConsCompany reputation
Unsatisfactory ranking in league tables

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very good

Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsGood Culture depending on which group you work with

ConsAmount of work could be daunting sometimes

Advice to Senior ManagementGood people

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

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Work-Life Balance is great!

Senior QA Analyst (Current Employee)
Wilmington, DE

I have been working at Barclays as a contractor for more than a year

ProsFlexibility in timings
Nice culture
Friendly atmosphere

ConsNo value addition
Scope of growth is limited

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Good experience

Project Manager (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at Barclays as a contractor for more than a year

ProsNice work environment
Great people to work with

ConsCompany management´s lack of flexibility

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great company

Associate (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Barclays full-time for more than a year

Prosinternational, good compensation, intelligent people

Consnot efficient and somewhat political but not too bac

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsInvest in your career growth

ConsBelow average pay is a downer.

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to prop up the pay!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Credit Analytics for Key International Credit Card Portfolios

Credit Strategy Manager (Former Employee)
Long Island City, NY

I worked at Barclays

Pros- Extreme focus on Strategy and Analytics
- Competent Sr Management
- Work life balance
- Diverse International experience all while sitting in US

Cons- Lack of face time (Sr mgmt sitting in London)
- Limited growth opportunities on the site in New York (might have to be open to relocate to Europe)

Advice to Senior Management- Improve face time issues in Long Island City office

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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