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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated January 25, 2015
Updated January 25, 2015
1,336 Reviews
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
349 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 109 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 70 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance; morale could go down at times (in 47 reviews)

  • a culture of long hours where they aren't required (in 63 reviews)

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    AVP Finance

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Interesting assignments, exposure to projects and global management; opportunities for advancement, ability to relocate. Good place to get training and experience

    Cons

    Slow decision making process, out of date systems, lack of planning, less teamwork with other groups, future strategy not certain

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Excellent place to work, values your contribution and rewards the best performers

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Learning opportunities, exposure to multiple lines of business and technology

    Cons

    Very difficult to get promoted in technology area, easier for outsiders to get Director/MD level positions. Internal promotions are rare

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    For D/MD promotion internal candidates should be given equal opportunity, should hire smart IT graduates from TOP schools

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    DBGT Cary nc

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Cary, NC

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    A growing center. Some good applications. Good self motivated people.

    Cons

    Very poor management. Some leads feel they have slaves working for them. Ex: one lead says to have 9hr work. Looks he thought to count breaks also.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to incorporate the moto "passion to perform" in employees. Keep an eye on team lead/manager who might be demotivating employees. Try to have people placed into roles where they can use their expertise not a daily copy paste job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good exposure to many lines of business

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    U can learn a lot with exposure and interaction to many areas of business

    Cons

    Highly political and favoritism environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create a system for employee feedback and implement those changes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great culture and opportunities

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    Current Employee - Associate in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Associate in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Flexibility, work independently, great atmosphere and very talented people

    Cons

    Work load can be intense depending on your position

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    good employer

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    Former Employee - Registered Sales Assistant in Sanford, FL
    Former Employee - Registered Sales Assistant in Sanford, FL

    I worked at Deutsche Bank part-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    friendly working enviroemt close relationship

    Cons

    too strict, less flexible conditions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Stormy times

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    Former Employee - Vice President
    Former Employee - Vice President

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    DB's people are top-notch and are known to be at the cutting edge of the markets and derivatives. The atmosphere is competitive and aggressive. Compensation is not what is used to be, even for top performers.

    Cons

    The industry changes, including capital requirements, cutting of derivative trading and credit appetite have hit hard at the spots where DB used to excel. Work has become more plain vanilla and commoditized (boring).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Since the upside has been signifincatly taken away, mangement should focus on given more quality of life perks to staff, including more flexible time off, less face time required and educational opportunities.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Over worked and under paid

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    Current Employee - Vice President - Middle Office in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President - Middle Office in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Great people, very smart managers, room to contribute and add value where you see deficiencies

    Cons

    No clear vision from senior management, lack of communication between teams, low salaries, difficult to get promotions, too many contractors instead of promoting growth from within

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Must use words AND actions to set your vision, and in turn enable others to believe and follow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    DB Sucks

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    Former Employee - GTB AML Surveillance in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - GTB AML Surveillance in Jacksonville, FL

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Nice vacation package and decent healthcare.

    Cons

    Horrible Management, New York hub constantly disrespects all other hubs, Does not want to pay employees until they leave

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire better management and listen to some employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Project Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    Great exposure to senior management and benefits.

    Cons

    Rigid and to many layers of management

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