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Assistant Vice President - Risk Solutions Manager for Large Corporate (Current Employee) Lisbon (Portugal)

ProsGood boutique, godd reputation and working conditions

ConsStructure is too complex which makes big deals hard to get approved

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    Politics, red tape, office gossip. It depends where you land (NH, London, HH)

    Commercial Manager (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Barclays


    Pros: - Good compensation for either FTE or contract staff. Bonus is "ok" for financial services company, if you consider the economic climate and how boring… Cons: POLITICS: The amount of politics is mind-blowing. Barely anything gets done unless it goes up and down the entire hierarchy. Decisions-making, product-development and strategy processes will… Advice to Senior Management: Leadership is not connected to the actual staff and live in their own world. Management team are… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    good work life balance, mediocre professional environment - a good place to retire

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Barclays


    Pros: work life balance is good - many people work from… Cons: - talk of big ambitions but lacking the will to break with a "clubby" past and reward/penalize based - on merit - very political, low levels… Advice to Senior Management: now that they have brought in a lot of senior management talent again, they… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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