Citi

  www.citigroup.com
Work in HR? Unlock Free Profile

Citi Reviews

Updated Jul 21, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.1 2,474 reviews

68% Approve of the CEO

Citi CEO Michael Corbat

Michael Corbat

(466 ratings)

53% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Citi generally has a good work-life balance for a financial services company(in 192 reviews)

  • Allowed to work from home at least three times a week, was given praise for work from upper management(in 74 reviews)


Cons
  • One of the greatest asset working here was the Work Life balance(in 90 reviews)

  • Senior management continues to move jobs from NYC to Buffalo to save money(in 113 reviews)

701 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    A Number of Opportunities for Just a Jerb

    Workflow Coordinator II (Current Employee) Jacksonville, FL

    ProsThere is definitely room to move around in the company if you are inclined, but don't expect any sort of long term loyalty from the company. The benefits are okay and the people mostly friendly. It's a rather casual place to work, and the company does try to care. Very welcoming to marginalized persons, such as persons with disabilities, non-whites, LGBT, and accommodating to parents. I'm told the training received here is well-respected by competitors in the industry.

    ConsA repository for mediocrity. Give up on caring after a while. The pay is lower in comparison to competitors. People on the brink of retirement are let go. Continuous restructuring.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThe TAP program needs to be expanded to include prep into other areas of the business, like IT, Business Analyst positions, and upper levels of management. The recent focus on ethics is good, but on all the TVs all the time feels like propaganda. SharePoint is clunky and annoying, and the company facebook is a good idea, but the same as SharePoint. There is serious fragmentations between departments, and disjointed communication, along with an overall unwillingness to take responsibility to help others connect with the right group or person. There is also a serious culture of "find someone to blame" when anything, great or small, goes wrong. Fear of making mistakes is anathema to collaboration and creative problem-solving. Also, the VRU is awful, customers complain a lot. It's embarrassing. Invest in more contemporary technology. Stand-up desks like Google has would be nice too.

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

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Worked for Citi for 18 years.

    Processor (Former Employee) Hagerstown, MD

    ProsYou have a chance to grow and learn new job functions all the time. Flexible schedule.

    ConsThere were numerous layoffs while I worked there.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Options Settlement analyst

    Operations Analyst (Former Employee) Tampa, FL

    ProsGreat company to work for. Most of the people are great. The Tampa Headquarters is full of culture. Management is very accommodating to employees. Good reward system in place.

    ConsIt takes forever to get into the system when hired on for some of the departments.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease new hire to company incorporation.

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

  1. We want your feedback – Are these company reviews helpful to you?  Yes | No
    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    laid back, work/life balance, friendly people

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proswork/life balance, the culture is kind of laid back

    Conslow morale in general, a lot of relocation and outsourcing

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

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Disapproves of CEO

     

    Great place to work if you can put up with mediocre management

    Senior Vice President (Current Employee) New York, NY

    Pros- Not as cut throat as other Wall St firms
    - Compensation is OK
    - Big place, plenty of internal opportunities
    - Global presence
    - Global brand recognition, a major plus when looking for work outside banking
    - New York Locations are amazing
    - Good work life balance

    Cons- Management is extremely mediocre
    - Promotions are very unpredictable

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

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • Approves of CEO

     

    Great Place to work!!!

    Business Control Specialist II (Former Employee) Gray, TN

    ProsOverall good company to work for. The C in Citi stands for change. Constant change but for the better. If you work hard they reward you.

    ConsLower pay, but due to location.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRequire supervisors to meet goals as you do within operations.

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

     

    Self Managed

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat global opportunity and ability to grow

    ConsManagement should continure to promote work life balance

     

    Culture differs greatly depending on the location in which your role operates. Expect a fast-changing environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGlobal bank offers transfer opportunities to many parts of the world. Office culture is generally friendly, however certain departments can be political depending on the unit head.

    ConsPromotion opportunities are hard to come by.

    • Culture & Values
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Career Opportunities
    • No Opinion of CEO

     

    Very compartmentalized

    Financial Analyst (Former Employee) New York, NY

    ProsGreat people, still keep in touch with many of them

    Consdepartments are very detached from one another and it is difficult to understand what the function of each is in the larger spectrum

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

     

    great company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosthere are lots of opportunity at the firm if you decide to take them

    Conscompany is complex and important you learn how to navigate through it

Worked for Citi? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.