Caixa Geral de Depósitos

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Caixa Geral de Depósitos Reviews

11 Reviews

3.5
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  1.  

    My experience at CGD was very interesting, cause I've learned a lot.

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    Current Employee - Controller  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Controller in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to learn different matters.

    Cons

    Big organization bring us less inter-relationships.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    No much opportunities to development

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant  in  Viseu (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Viseu (Portugal)

    Pros

    Good timetable; old workers at the company like to help and teach you; you are able to take a day if you need it

    Cons

    Few opportunities to progress; objectives are disproportional to market opportunities; none or few formation; friends of upper management are benefited

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    When the agency make the goal congratulations is a good word to say!

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Solid bank

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administrative  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Administrative in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    Solid, safe, good culture, biggest in the country

    Cons

    State, slow moving, politically correct

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Exciting career!!

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    Current Employee - Private Manager  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Private Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    Training & developing within the company head quarters on a yearly basis..

    Cons

    So far nothing to declare...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep giving career oportunities..

  6.  

    Great summer experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Retail Banking  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Retail Banking in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    Great brand name. Good training and excellent mentors,
    I worked with an amazing team, very supportive. Client facing experience every day was definitely the highlight of my internship.
    Integration was very easy. Good incentive schemes.
    Caixa Geral would definitely be my first choice if I had to consider a career in retail banking.

    Cons

    very little was given to interns in terms of responsibility.
    No internships in the investment banking arm.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work.

  7.  

    No foreseeable career future

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Job stability and health benefits (probably a blessing in a crisis).

    Cons

    Hard to plan activities, when your always putting out fires.
    No career plan, stuck in a rut.

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    A very defying and well paid experience.

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Banking Assistant  in  Porto, Oporto (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Banking Assistant in Porto, Oporto (Portugal)

    Pros

    Good salary, easy to access good health care with low costs, generally providing good work conditions and on going e-learning courses.

    Cons

    Insecure (temporary contracts), too short initial learning period, big mobility, lack of communication with employees, and a weak organizational culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bigger bet on initial learning period

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Intern diaspora

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    Current Employee - Summer Intern  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Summer Intern in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    Lots of advancement opportunities, huge organization.

    Cons

    Slow mover. Wasteful. Uninspiring and uncreative.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Good place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)

    Pros

    High technical quality standards of the employees, good benefits.

    Cons

    The promotions system is not very transparent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Accrued transparency in promotions

    Recommends
  11.  

    London Branch

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    Pros

    Flat Hierarchy
    Transparency in projects
    Good work life balance
    Good company benefits

    Cons

    Though the climb the ladder unless you are connected with individuals high up in the head office
    As the company's board is run by politicians, there is a lack of ambition in training and hiring the best.
    No mentor ship or structured training programs.
    Salary way under market standards.
    Significant mis-allocation of skills and resources in the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in your employees otherwise they will move away.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

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