Caixa Geral de Depósitos
3.5 of 5 11 reviews
www.cgd.pt Lisbon, Portugal 5000+ Employees

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Fernando Manuel Barbosa Faria de Oliveira

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71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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My experience at CGD was very interesting, cause I've learned a lot.

Controller (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLots of opportunities to learn different matters.

ConsBig organization bring us less inter-relationships.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No much opportunities to development

Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
Viseu (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos as a contractor for less than a year

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementWhen the agency make the goal congratulations is a good word to say!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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No foreseeable career future

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos full-time for more than 5 years

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

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

– I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Solid bank

Administrative (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos full-time for more than 10 years

ProsSolid, safe, good culture, biggest in the country

ConsState, slow moving, politically correct

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Exciting career!!

Private Manager (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos full-time for more than 5 years

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

ConsSo far nothing to declare...

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep giving career oportunities..

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Great summer experience

Retail Banking (Former Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I worked at Caixa Geral de Depósitos as an intern for less than a year

ProsGreat 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.

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

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the good work.

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A very defying and well paid experience.

Banking Assistant (Current Employee)
Porto, Oporto (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos full-time for less than a year

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementBigger bet on initial learning period

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Summer Intern (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos as an intern for less than a year

ProsLots of advancement opportunities, huge organization.

ConsSlow mover. Wasteful. Uninspiring and uncreative.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good place to work.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Caixa Geral de Depósitos

ProsHigh technical quality standards of the employees, good benefits.

ConsThe promotions system is not very transparent.

Advice to Senior ManagementAccrued transparency in promotions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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

I worked at Caixa Geral de Depósitos

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

ConsThough 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 Senior ManagementInvest in your employees otherwise they will move away.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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