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Got tough due to the crisis

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Former Employee - Operations Manager in Madrid (Spain)
Former Employee - Operations Manager in Madrid (Spain)

I worked at Barclays

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Good work/life balance
lots of benefits

Cons

no career management and advancement
continuous management turnover
short term focus

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  1. Very limited career progression and opportunties but ok work/life balance. Very UK centric culture.

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Barclays

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    1. Work life balance is more possible to manage than in IB.
    2. Industry salaries but on a higher than industry level.
    3. Not a competitive environement between colleagues and relatively good job safety.

    Cons

    1. Very process driven and buraucratic organisation.
    2. Career progression is not structured.
    3. Very stong UK culture - if you are a foreigner that might considerably slow down your possibility to grow and be promoted.
    4. Limited career opportunties

  2. Positive, even if I believe that the company sometimes lacked long-term view

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    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Barclays

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Challenging environment
    - Multiple opportunities

    Cons

    - Occasional lack of long-term view

    Advice to Management

    - More focus on long-term view

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