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OK for freshie...

Operations Analyst (Former Employee) Singapore (Singapore)

ProsDecent pay for fresh graduates.
Colleagues are generally very nice people.
Good Benefits.

ConsCulture of working long-hours.
A lot of shoe-shining to move up vertically.
Limited prospects working in back-office.
Back-office is being migrated over to India/Africa.
Hires a lot of contractors with the promise of conversion to perm which never really happens.
No Increment/bonus for 2 years for back-office.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Friendly people, heterogeneous culture, progression and pay driven by internal politics rather than performance

    Vice President (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

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


    Pros: - Good chairs, great given the time you spend in them - SeamlessWeb deliveries, for those late nights -… Cons: - No reward for loyalty. Management would much rather pay large guaranteed bonuses (deferred from other banks) to "A-Team" recruits from other big banks, who… Advice to Senior Management: Encourage feedback from your employees. Make 360 reviews compulsory for better performance measurement. Don't start… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Not bad culture

    Operations Analyst (Current Employee) Tai Chuen (Hong Kong)

    I have been working at Barclays Capital as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: People are relaxed, smaller firm means teammates are best of… Cons: over hire... which means they can hire an oxford student… Advice to Senior Management: try to keep jobs onshore 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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