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Citi Reviews

Updated January 31, 2015
Updated January 31, 2015
2,979 Reviews
3.3
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Citi generally has a good work-life balance for a financial services company (in 230 reviews)

  • satisfied work place environment with the ability to work from home (in 84 reviews)


Cons
  • Bad work-life balance, but you could not expect such benefit from investment banking (in 117 reviews)

  • Senior management continues to move jobs from NYC to Buffalo to save money (in 117 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    I have spent the last 15 years working at Citi.

    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    -diverse firm with global presence.
    -opportunity to advance career across the globe or locally.
    -good package for senior management levels.
    -comparatively good benefit package.

    Cons

    -bureaucratic
    -too big in size to implement new strategies across the organization quickly
    -cultural differences caused challenges in certain areas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please open more communication channels to hear the voice from the workforce.

  2.  

    Solid first job

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities for new hires straight from college. Excellent work life balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes difficult to get things done in a large financial institution because of the many steps of approvals needed

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Operations

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Laid back environment, nice people

    Cons

    Same cons you would have with any large bank

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  5.  

    I've worked at Citi for 9 years, in several departments.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Citi is a large global company with diverse people and opportunities however your must create these opportunities.

    Cons

    Compensation is not always aligned with performance.

    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Friendly Environment, Work Life Balance depends

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    friendly co-workers, good work life balance in daily work

    Cons

    low salary, intense schedule sometimes

  7.  

    Sweet and Sour

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit & Portfolio Analyst II in Las Colonias, TX
    Current Employee - Credit & Portfolio Analyst II in Las Colonias, TX

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Great benefits, good training, work morale, and the environment was nice

    Cons

    Horrible hours, hard to move up, management was not knowledgeable of the job position that they managed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Vice President

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    global mobility. ability to move across functions and geographies every 2-3 years as long as you perform. meet lots of great people from different walks of life which makes it a diverse culture.

    Cons

    too big. you are not close to the customer. you don't know what other parts of the bank are doing even if they are on the same floor.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to invest time and money in the right projects. too much time in decision making.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Slow moving behemoth that needs some trimming for fast customer centric innovation to stay relevant with the times.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Senior Business Leader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President Senior Business Leader in New York, NY

    I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Competitive compensation, talented people that appreciate a good work life balance, or try to strive for it anyway. Good career growth, leadership, passion to do the right thing for the customer.

    Cons

    Slow moving big bank bureaucracy. Incredible complex infrastructure. Politics, rather than customer driven. Tries to innovate but systemically challenged to execute on promises.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10.  

    Decent place to work with good work life balance.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President

    I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Time off and benefits are good. Pay is ok. Performance incentives are rewarding. There is also a good focus on recognition and culture. The company has also been successful in recent times.

    Cons

    The company has not shown itself to be very progressive in relation to other comparable businesses. Training and promotion of qualified individuals is very sub par. Talent is not easily recognized by upper management and not well developed.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Have a better hiring and training process.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    AVP

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Citi

    Pros

    Changing environment, which opens opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Always willing to save money, even if that means right placing employees. (outsourcing)

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