Citibank
3.2 of 5 949 reviews
www.citibank.com New York, NY 5000+ Employees

Citibank Reviews

Updated Apr 18, 2014
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3.2 949 reviews

                             

72% Approve of the CEO

Citibank CEO Michael Corbat

Michael Corbat

(208 ratings)

59% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "Good work life balance with pleasant environment"
    in 38 reviews
  • "Positive working environment that is conducive to forming good working relationships with colleagues"
    in 48 reviews
Cons:
  • "Taxing workloads and minimal work/life balance makes a stressful environment consume you"
    in 43 reviews
  • "Myopic focus on the return on investment from upper management"
    in 27 reviews
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Good company to work with.

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Dallas, TX

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCompany takes care of employees well with good benefits and compensation. People having long term plan can stick with company. Lots of projects keeps you busy with career and interesting working environment and flexible colleagues at much needed times.

ConsManagers don't have technical knowledge. Be prepared to spend hrs to explain them about the issues, resolutions and precautions. Management sometimes does not have good workflow. Also, be prepared to work round the clock.

Advice to Senior ManagementCompany is great, but management can improve in handling business requirements.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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looks good on resume for finance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
New York, NY

I have been working at Citibank full-time for more than a year

Prosnot a difficult job
looks good on resume
great networking opportunity with client base

Conssuccess depends solely on referrals
a lot of favoritism
experience varies a lot between different management teams
systems are extremely outdated

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Business Banker (Former Employee)
Huntington, NY

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 3 years

Proscant think of any honestly. I guess the people that i worked with were the best part of my time with this company.

Consconstant micromanagement, no room for growth, unattainable goals. They were slowly picking us off one by one. Stay away from Citi. They are not the bank of the future. just a name of the past

Advice to Senior Managementnone

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good place to start your career

Personal Banker (Former Employee)
Los Angeles, CA

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood benefits, 401K, health insurance, compatible salary.

ConsNot stability. I saw managers and coworkers lose their jobs over mistakes that they made trusting dishonest clients.

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Great Money, horrible everything else...

Loan Officer (Former Employee)
Ann Arbor, MI

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThis job can be Great Money

ConsThis job has horrible everything else...

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the rest of the processes, not just the initial sales process.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Personal Banker (Former Employee)

I worked at Citibank full-time

ProsA very diverse bank with friendly people. Excellent products tailored to customers' needs: a huge positive if you are in sales. Very vigilant about following Regulations for employee rights.

ConsSalary scales are somewhat on the low side compared to global comparables.

Advice to Senior ManagementThe bank has highly motivated employees. The best way to help them overachieve is through positive encouragement and incentives.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company to work for

Assistant Vice President (Former Employee)
Irving, TX

I worked at Citibank full-time for less than a year

ProsI enjoyed the camaraderie in my department. There were varying levels of experience and everyone was friendly and willing to help me in learning how things are done at Citi. Great hours, and good benefits structure.

ConsThe gym could use some updated equipment.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great company

Quality Assurance Analyst (Current Employee)
Tampa, FL

I have been working at Citibank as a contractor for less than a year

Prosknowledge pool, you learn something everyday
opportunity for growth
great coworkers

ConsIt can be challenging to go from Contract to Permanent

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good experience, challenging but not good money though

Treasury Desk (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 5 years

ProsChallenging, important company, nice customers, lots of things to learn and to apply. Corporate culture is very strong and it helps to create a personal discipline.

ConsSalaries and bonus are not as good as in other banks and there is always a reason to explain why this year not but the next one for sure.... So a very good place to learn and practice elsewhere. Also, face time culture very strong....

Advice to Senior ManagementIts better to pay good salaries and not to waist tame training people to let them go to another bank to make money there.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A great learning experience

Vice President Marketing Communications (Former Employee)
San Juan, PR

I worked at Citibank full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGlobal company, exposes its employees to the latest trends in the category, strong compliance culture, compensation and benefits above industry standards, great respect for the employee, a company one can grow with according to employee's performance

ConsUnfortuantely the downsizing suffered in previous years by the insitutution

Advice to Senior ManagementGreat global thinkers but sometimes not very flexible when acting locally

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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