Barclays
3.1 of 5 498 reviews
www.barclays.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Barclays Reviews

Updated Jun 23, 2014
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3.1 497 reviews

                             

71% Approve of the CEO

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins

Antony Jenkins

(144 ratings)

58% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    awesome

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosamazing place to work, fun environment

    Consnone that i could possibly thing of

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    A great work environment with good benefit.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood culture and work environment.

    ConsDon't come to my mind.

    Advice to Senior ManagementDon't come to my mind.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Company

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsFriendly atmosphere, smart employees and a focus goal.

    ConsNeed to offer bonuses to back offices also. Bonus distribution seems to only be focused on upper management and front end individuals.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGreat improvement in progress.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    An excellent program that trained interns for the payments space and was an excellent introduction to payments.

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Wilmington, DE

    ProsExcellent on the job training

    Great work culture

    Focus on values and behaviors

    ConsNo clear path to full time offer

    Advice to Senior ManagementShow a clear path to full time offer

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

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    Summer Intern

    Intern (Current Employee)
    Wilmington, DE

    ProsLots of fellow interns, valuable experience, fantastic networking opportunities

    ConsIf I had to pick one, it's the city of Wilmington

    Advice to Senior ManagementSustain the size of this great internship program

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

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    Amazing Internship experience... excited to return Full Time

    Summer Analyst (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsHeavy emphasis on internship program
    Very flat hierarchy and extremely friendly people
    Never experienced a friendlier work environment

    ConsLong hours if in IB division
    Not as large of a name because the bank id headquartered in London

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep focusing on the internship program! It will pay off.

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

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    Ideal firm to advance career

    Director, Risk (Former Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsAdvancment within department
    Training
    Commute to work

    Conswork environment
    mobility at senior level
    unclear objectives

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunication and honesty

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

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    MT Programe

    Business Analyst (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    ProsGreat Exposure to work related activities

    ConsLow Salarys at the beggining of contract

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

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    Smart People

    Program Manager (Current Employee)
    San Francisco, CA

    Pros- Compensation and benefits are excellant
    - People are very intelligent
    - Operates as a meritocracy
    - It is a very friendly place to work

    Cons- Consensus based decision making
    - Slow to get things done
    - Can be difficult to get things changed easily

    Advice to Senior ManagementCentralize decision making more

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good old days

    Buusiness Analyst (Former Employee)
    Tokyo (Japan)

    Proseveryone is friendly. chat channels and phone book brought easier to find people

    Consdownsizing was shocking and libor issue was very dissapointing to those who worked hard for this firm.

    Advice to Senior Managementbring all the people back.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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