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  1. Helpful (1)

    Straightforward interview ... lots of work to do

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President, Credit and Portfolio Risk Manager in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Vice President, Credit and Portfolio Risk Manager in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lot of variety of things to do. Good place for a person who is very patient and likes to set things up from scratch.

    Cons

    Understaffed and overworked employees. Need to hire more people and put processes in place to make things better.

    Advice to Management

    Hire more people and put processes in place to make things better. Be realistic about expectations that you can do with a limited staff.

  2. Forget your family life.They expect you around the clock and frequently. No appreciation how hard you work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Risk Analyst in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Vacation policy is good, Provided you can take it.

    Cons

    Too long work hours including working in weekends. Benefits are not at all great. More of the cost is pushed over to the employees. They give work deadline in the evening and expect it to be done that night. Don't hire enough workers Poor management, Always in a put-out fire mode, due to unrealistic deadlines

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Vice President in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    good work life balance, no presure

    Cons

    no growth opportunities, incompetent management team

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  5. Financial Analyst IV

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst IV in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I worked at Citi full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    Life work Balance is the only thing I can think off.

    Cons

    No growth and underpaid unless you know someone on the top

    Advice to Management

    No comment

  6. They say they promote based on merit, but it is not really true

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Finance in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Vice President Finance in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at Citi

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, decent pay, decent vacation policy, work life balance is respected, some really good people running the company at the top

    Cons

    Promotions are given based on favoritism, communication among departments is horrendous, communication from your own manager about what is happening currently in the organization is almost non-existent

    Advice to Management

    Management should listen to employees, and really take their opinions into consideration. If you say "people are our most important attribute", then your people should be treated in a way that they know you mean it.

  7. Good company overall, but appears to run better at division level

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Vice President in Elk Grove Village, IL

    I have been working at Citi

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Diverse company with abundance of lateral and vertical opportunities; overseas opportunities if you desire; decent pay scale comparing to similar financial service companies; good work life balance.

    Cons

    matrix organization created by inefficient centers of "excellence". Bureaucratic in many areas that creates unnecessary work; Lack of true vision from senior management, more block and tackling and passive reactions. Poor presentation skills throughout, very common to see powerpoint presentation as simple as Excel Copy and paste. way too much restrictions caused partially by regulations, employees are scared of saying what they think.

    Advice to Management

    need to strengthen talent base and grow leaner

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