I have been working at Barclays StockbrokersPros
Great work environment and friendly culture. Senior management is attentive and responsive to your need. Great benefits and work/life balance.Cons
Still going through integration process (people and systems). Sometimes things are getting done pretty slow and require lots of approvals.Advice to ManagementAdvice
Senior management is doing a great job to communicat Barclays vision and keeping stuff informed of current initiatives and developments.RecommendsApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took a day – interviewed at Barclays Stockbrokers in March 2010.Interview Details
It was a temporary role, so my agency did all the application work. I got an email from my agency that there is going to be a telephone interview.
The phone interview lasted about 30mins and they mostly asked about competency base questions such as what does customer service mean to you?, what do you understand about being a team player?, describe your current role?, how to you manage to cope with the challenges and demands of your work?, etc.Interview QuestionsNegotiation Detailsit advisable to be calm and try to proof that you are a professional. Answer all questions with the best of your abilities but also try and make examples when explanting and try and personify your answers.Accepted OfferPositive ExperienceAverage Interview
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Barclays Stockbrokers is the retail securities brokerage arm of venerable UK banking institution Barclays. In addition to traditional and online stock trading, the company offers investment research, individual savings accounts (ISAs), self-invested personal pensions (SIPPs), and contracts for difference (CFDs, where the investor is paid the difference between the opening and closing price of a share at the end of a pre-stated term). One of the UK's largest brokers, Barclays Stockbrokers is part of the Barclays Wealth business (which has more than £160 billion in assets...