Barclays

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Typical banking culture

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Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Analyst in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Barclays full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Looks good on your resume but that is about it.

Good place to work if your title matters to you more than the actual work you are going to do.

Cons

Very bureaucratic and disorganized place. Lots of mediocre folk parading the little knowledge they have. Technology is really outdated, makes life a lot harder. Big time double standard when it comes to telling our clients how amazing we are doing but then your pay sucks. Admin staff is stretched beyond limits. Ridiculous cost cuts take away everything and anything that was covered. That includes no alcohol at "office parties". Zero work life balance.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    At the time I was employed then part of a RIF in 2010, the company was still in transition from its days as Juniper.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wilmington, DE

    I worked at Barclays full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    There were alot of talented people at the time, but the efforts were not being managed correctly. There was no strategic position or vision. Barclay's was beginning to take over the management and resources to refocus the business.

    Cons

    At the time, many of the people were scrambling to CYA and the environment was dog eat dog.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Average pay, seems difficult to advance/move to middle of front office

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    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Average pay. Decent work/life balance. Quality and friendly mid-level managers who seem to care.

    Cons

    Average pay. Disconnect between Higher level managers and mid to lower level employees. Seems difficult to move from back office to middle or front office. Not expecting to work here for more than 2 years.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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