Standard Chartered Bank

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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated September 16, 2014
Updated September 16, 2014
593 Reviews
3.5
593 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance does exist, but there are some individuals who slog like slaves (in 47 reviews)

  • Nice working environment inside the company (in 38 reviews)


Cons
  • work life balance based upon projects (in 19 reviews)

  • long working hours, low pay, no recognition at work unless youre an indian (in 15 reviews)

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  1.  

    supportive work culture and good learning environment

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    Former Employee - Finance Analyst  in  Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Finance Analyst in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flat management and flexibility, you can always shoulder more responsibility if you would like to grow.

    Cons

    Salaries are ok. And sometimes there are too much work...no time for personal training.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to works

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Officer  in  Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Senior Officer in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work life balance as they have flexi hour with good working environment

    Cons

    Face pace company with high expectation and work overloaded

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Great work life balance and very motivated staff

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexi-working hours and work at home policies. regular trainings by external coaches. work hard play hard mentality.

    Cons

    Not good business outlook. Expanded too quickly into investment banking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on core businesses and phase out investment banking.

    Recommends
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  5.  

    Good Employer for learning

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    Former Employee - Sub- Officer  in  Colombo (Sri Lanka)
    Former Employee - Sub- Officer in Colombo (Sri Lanka)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good company to start your career, paid well for a starter, fabulous infrastructure, excellent people

    Cons

    too responsibilities handled by single person, tight deadlines, extended hours of work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to start a career

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Buenos Aires (Argentina)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Buenos Aires (Argentina)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment and team work
    good remuneration

    Cons

    High bureaucracy
    Limited space for progression

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great company culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    You can trust the people you work with. In the main, they are nice people. Benefits are good.

    Cons

    Matrix organization can sometimes may decision making slow. Dealing across countries and bosses in other continents can make life hard at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep pushing the company values. They are meaningful

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    good

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager  in  Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good culture, indian atmosphere, salary

    Cons

    short term view, no true international exposure

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be more organized faster

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Client Services Manager in Private Bank Hong Kong

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    Current Employee - Client Services Manager  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Current Employee - Client Services Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company to work for, very stable

    Cons

    some politics in the office which happens everywhere. not paying very high but stable.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Rigorous Exposure and Learning Opportunities

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    Current Employee - Associate  in  Lahore (Pakistan)
    Current Employee - Associate in Lahore (Pakistan)

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Systems, Great People, Early Leadership Opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of Close Coordination between various departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage employee engagement across various departments

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    Business Performance Manager

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    Former Employee - Business Performance Manager  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Business Performance Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Good brand building in hk
    - Competitive salary

    Cons

    - Inferior job location

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