Citi Reviews

Updated September 29, 2014
Updated September 29, 2014
2,642 Reviews
3.2
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Pros
  • Citi generally has a good work-life balance for a financial services company (in 212 reviews)

  • satisfied work place environment with the ability to work from home (in 77 reviews)


Cons
  • I didn't really see any cons with working here except for the obvious lack of work-life balance (in 103 reviews)

  • Senior management continues to move jobs from NYC to Buffalo to save money (in 115 reviews)

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    Intern

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    Former Employee - Summer Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Citi as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Strong commitment to develop employees potentiality within a meritocracy structure that demands excellence initiative and courage. Value of diversity is one of its strongest business values

    Cons

    Maybe one of the cons is its market concentration. Expansion possibilities may able employees to achieve different assignments around the world

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    I definitely think that Citi provides a good work-life balance.

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    Good place to work

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great work life balance

    Cons

    A lot of tribes and little innovation

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    Great Environment for Technology Growth!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Team building is abundant and challenging opportunities are a great way to learn new technologies with leadership / ownership roles.

    Cons

    Long hours at times can be overwhelming for some but most in technology do expect it and can thrive in this environment.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Positive. Updated. Trends Anticipating.

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager  in  Santa Barbara, CA
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Santa Barbara, CA

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

    Pros

    International Locations.Multilingual. International Expertise. Multilingual. Independence via Guidelines. Trends Anticipator. Top Senior Management Respected.

    Cons

    Programs Changing Often. Gallup Pro-Clustomer Window-Dressing Vesting. Sales Over Clients Needs Always Imposed. Consumer Business Managers Inadequate As Without University Education Background.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask Serious External Academic Consultants to Coach Consumer Business Managers To Manage Duality.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Career Shaping

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Operations & Technology  in  Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - Operations & Technology in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Citi full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People make the difference, broad variety of opportunities

    Cons

    can be a leader in adapting to emerging technology and innovation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Sr Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Citi as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    compensation can be better. and benefits are getting worse.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    A truly global experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Citi as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of helpful people and all the benefits of a huge organization. Prestige carries everywhere!

    Cons

    People tend to focus on the priorities of their own teams at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider discussing the importance of mutual support and cooperation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Very educational and very professional

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    Former Employee - Internship  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Internship in New York, NY

    I worked at Citi as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Very goal oriented and Citi has a strong focus on giving back to the community

    Cons

    There aren't enough tacos on taco Tuesdays.

    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great summer experience

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    Former Employee - Summer Analyst  in  New York, NY
    Former Employee - Summer Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at Citi as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent pay (small overtime for summer analysts)
    Great culture
    Really care about your learning

    Cons

    Some analysts in other groups were not as satisfied
    Long hours (although shorter than my colleagues at other investment banks)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus a little bit more on diversity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    great work enviroment and flex work hours

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA

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

    Pros

    good pay, flexible work hours, interesting work

    Cons

    raises and bonuses need improvement, The 401k didn't match til after 1 year and 1 month on the job and the contribution isn't made until March of the next year.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    give better raises and bonuses to rank and file workers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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