Barclays

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Great global brand but lacks empowerment and decision making locally

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I worked at Barclays full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great global brand, good salary and benefits, great global network, good people.

Cons

Too centralised, lack of career progression

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Good company to work for

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    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, good hours, good location

    Cons

    Base salary, lots of politics going on

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    Disorganized institution with not that much regard for merit and substandard human capital

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Debt Products in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Former Employee - Debt Products in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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

    Pros

    - Well known brand
    - While not global, you can get the opportunity to work in a number of markets

    Cons

    - Inefficient processes
    - Not a meritocracy
    - Lack of strategic stability

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Invest appropriately in your businesses and people
    - Agree on a long term strategy
    - Reward people based on results vs impressions

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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