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Bureaucracy gone mad

Information Technology - GTIS (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

ProsGreat pension and flexible benefits (sickness, holiday especially at 30 days). Buildings are light and modern. Well defined lines of responsibility.

ConsToo much red tape. Too many people who think their role is to preserve the status quo. Too much focus on immediate results to the detriment of any future planning.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate a strategy for how technology fits within the business and deliver it.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Fawlty towers

    Director (Former Employee) London, England (UK)

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Career options whilst the bank was in a growth phase… Cons: politics,mediocricity, fear, dont do anything remotely proactive Advice to Senior Management: stay on at whatever cost. It would be hard for… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Barclays full-time


    Pros: Career opportunities. Steep learning curve Cons: Too much changes now. Will need to see how the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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