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Quite good

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Current Employee - Change Manager in New York, NY
Current Employee - Change Manager in New York, NY

I have been working at Barclays Investment full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

They will try to hold onto you...

Cons

Terrible pay and bad bonus...

Advice to Management

Pay the staff more, i.e. the market rate

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  1. Helpful (2)

    Full of processes yet challenging experience

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - IT in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President - IT in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Barclays Investment full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The firm is on it's way to reinvent itself. Senior managers are putting innovation as the primary target for everyone within the firm. On the technology end, you'll notice themes such as mobile, social media on the forefront of every town hall. Definitely a great place to challenge the status quo.

    Cons

    While trying to catch up to other firms, there's always the dreaded "legacy systems" everyone has to deal with. Also since it is a bank, regulator scrutiny is constant. Making everything processes heavy.


  2. Challenging growth and learning period

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Trader in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Trader in New York, NY

    I worked at Barclays Investment full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Global bank with top five market share. Quality environment with high achieving employees. Infrastructure focus with up to date technologies to keep competitive.

    Cons

    There are undesired redundancies in functions as well as personnel due to the size of the bank. This has created inefficiencies which stunt synergies. This limits the company's ability to remain agile and adapt to an ever changing market environment.

    Advice to Management

    Talent should be nurtured and grown from within, with the hope that this will instill a sense of ownership and pride for employees that climb in seniority which will be passed on by them to their own staff.


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