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Citi Reviews

Updated January 25, 2015
Updated January 25, 2015
2,967 Reviews
3.3
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Pros
  • Citi generally has a good work-life balance for a financial services company (in 230 reviews)

  • satisfied work place environment with the ability to work from home (in 84 reviews)


Cons
  • Bad work-life balance, but you could not expect such benefit from investment banking (in 117 reviews)

  • Senior management continues to move jobs from NYC to Buffalo to save money (in 117 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great work enviroment; team place; good to grow and develop ..lots of opportunities to work with some really smart and motivated people

    Cons

    No real cons...payouts can be lower than some of the other banks and definitely lower than hedge funds or private equity shops...not as flexible of a work culture as some hedge funds

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve compensation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    good exposure, relocation & mobility is encouraged which opens a lot of opportunities within the firm without having to

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    Current Employee - Vice President Finance in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Vice President Finance in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Global mobility & mobility within businesses, Good training for soft skills & business front

    Cons

    Stressful & low salaries and bonuses. LAyoffs are common

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    citi is what it is, a bank.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Planning Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Planning Analyst in Miami, FL

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    good pay, good location, good opportunities

    Cons

    managment is rather lacksadasical and yet everything is due now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    do a better job retaining good employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    A nice place to work, but compensation is stingy

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Columbus, OH

    I have been working at Citi full-time

    Pros

    Flexible Work Schedules. Very supportive and understanding local management. Opportunity to work from home (with demonstrated experience/proficiency) a day or two a week, or during bad weather when roads are dangerous. Great benefits, comparative to other companies I've worked for in the past.

    Cons

    Compensation is below average. Annual raises, if any, are around 2-3%. Employer requires 40 hours minimum of training each year; even if not job relevant (this may be a local expectation). Job-relevant training can be very limited, and is often "learn it as you do it". Constantly going through cycles of downsizing and/or hiring freezes. Constantly restructuring the HR tree. Great opportunity for a first promotion; however difficult to be promoted into a first-tier management position; and even more difficult to be promoted into higher management positions: think "glass ceiling".

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    reviewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotteville, NY
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Charlotteville, NY

    I have been working at Citi part-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    pretty good. good people good environment good pay

    Cons

    nothing mostly. i loved working here. no cons

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Vice President

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Conveniently located in Jersey City Area and good neighbourhood.

    Cons

    Too much of processes to get things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many processes around and not many resources to execute the same.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8.  

    I enjoy the work.

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    Current Employee - Network Infrastructure Specialist in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Network Infrastructure Specialist in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Working with the people within the orgnaization

    Cons

    Sometimes having to work nights and weekends.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Happy to be here

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Surrounded by competent and good people

    Cons

    Long hours of work. Hard to get life -work balance

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Talented people, good work-life balance.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Many talented people to tackle the challenges of today's business environment while constantly improving products and technology to deliver best service to clients.

    Cons

    Challenging business environment to operate in.

  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    risk analyst

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    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    very good place and evironment

    Cons

    the company is too big

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More chances to get trained

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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