Barclays Capital
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www.barcap.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work

Assistant Vice President In IT (Current Employee)

Proswe have great kit, great people and a good understanding of strategy and governance however i feel struggle with the implementation

Consthe off shoring is really slowing everything down, more often than not the on shore teams in the UK and US are picking up the work not completed by the off shore teams even though the on shore team sizes have been dramatically down sized

Advice to Senior Managementsort out the offshore operations, they just don't seem to know what they need to do from an IT prospective (they don't have the technical skills) and from a barclays process perspective (they don't know how the processes work)

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    Provided a good foundation in corporate finance.

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    I worked at Barclays Capital


    Pros: Solid experience if you're interested in truly learning the ins and outs of investment banking, corporate finance, accounting, legal, tax.… Cons: IBD just doesn't allow for work-life balance in any way. All-nighters, 6am nights are very common.… More
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    Frustration vs monthly cheque fight

    Assistant Vice President (Current Employee)
    Prague (Czech Republic)

    I have been working at Barclays Capital


    Pros: Very good pay Highly talented individuals Nice office Cons: No meritocracy No chance for promotion unless you're part of the… Advice to Senior Management: Stop ignoring people. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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