Barclays Capital
3.0 of 5 653 reviews
www.barcap.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

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Average but can do better

IT Analyst (Current Employee)
New York, NY

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

ProsBig name
Employees acquired through lehman are extremely talented

Consdisappointing pay,high attrition,slow growth. Some teams are very good however most of the teams lack enthusiasm to work. Managers should create an atmosphere where employees can excel

Advice to Senior ManagementDo something to retain employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Culture of too much talking and more politics then work.

Analyst (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at Barclays Capital full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Relatively good benefits Used to have good people to work… Cons: Too much politics Almost impossible to get a promotion Advice to Senior Management: Keeping people with brains should be a priority. No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Menlo Park Tech Banking Group

Associate (Former Employee)
Menlo Park, CA

I worked at Barclays Capital


Pros: Barclays' Menlo Park office is made up of a bunch of ex-Lehman technology bankers. The office is… Cons: The main downsides are the long hours (but that's typical for banking) and the location. While Menlo Park is beautiful and… Advice to Senior Management: While there was an option to work in the San Francisco office, it… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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