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    Overall good experience.

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    Former Employee - Investment Banker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Investment Banker in New York, NY

    I worked at Barclays full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Large bank spanning all financial products. People were smart and hard working. Office location is in Times Square.

    Cons

    Had 6 week training prior to starting as an associate. Rotated through three groups prior to picking my group of choice.

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Barclays Interviews

Updated Feb 23, 2015
Updated Feb 23, 2015

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    Anonymous Interview Candidate
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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Barclays.

    Interview Details

    was for global markets rotational program. First round on campus, second round super day. First mostly fit questions (take in mind I'm from liberal arts background) - trying to figure out whether have key characteristic in whatevr you do - tenacity/dedication, confidence, passion...and just if you're fun enough to sit next to for 12hrs+ per day! Second still a lot of fit plus more on why Barclays and a stock pitch.

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    • what is a quote (book, movie, song whatever) that really captures your outlook/M.O? What's a hobby you do just for you? What's a big failure you've had? What's a markets news story you've been following?   Answer Question
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Barclays Awards & Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Top 200 of the Global 2000, Forbes, 2009
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Website www.barclays.com
Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1690
Type Company - Public (BCS)
Industry Finance
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Raising the bar for global finance, Barclays owns one of Europe's largest banks, a top market-making investment bank, the top UK credit card, and an international wealth management firm. Its flagship Barclays Bank has some 1,700 branches in the UK as well as operations throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and the US. Its Barclaycard arm has more than 20 million credit cards and provides consumer lending and payment processing services, primarily in Europe. Barclays Capital is one of the largest investment banks in the world (thanks largely to its acquisition of the... More

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