Barclays Capital

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Satisfied with the work, people and pay

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

I have been working at Barclays Capital full-time (more than an year)

Pros

1. Good work culture.
2. Quality of projects are good.
3. People are helpful and supportive.
4. Pay is market competitive.

Cons

1. Sometime very aggressive approach when tackling projects,
2. Everything is fast paced.
3. Sometime you feel that company has a culture of hire and fire.
4. Bad bonuses. At least this is how it has been from last 2-3 years.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are doing good. Just make sure that you retain the best talent.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

788 Other Employee Reviews for Barclays Capital (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Totally Boring Back Office Dump Hole

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graduate Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Graduate Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Barclays Capital full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Pay is good
    Initial training is not bad

    Cons

    Work life is crap
    Hardly any development or opportunities
    Work is boring
    Culture is one of the worst I have seen
    Absolutely no good exit points

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a life

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Wrong direction

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good benefit

    Cons

    Way behind in technology
    Too political (Career advancement based on polish rather than performance)
    IT Senior Mgmt full of Smart but mostly non technology focused people
    IT Infra is poor
    Lack of long term planning and commitment (Decision changes every quarter)
    No bonus for last couple of years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Needs a IT Mid Level and Senior mgmt overhaul.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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