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Pays well but work culture is similar to Europe

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  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY

I have been working at Barclays

Pros

Good pay, international opportunities, Peer group is experienced, People are nice and enthusiastic.

Cons

European working culture meaning no cubes, the desks are clustered so not as much space as needed.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Better work atmosphere, more fun days, more time off. more work life balance, more opportunities to go internationally

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  1. 1 person found this helpful

    Like most other Banks of it's size

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Groups are flexible, International Exposure, Size of Company, Free Coffee, Good Use of Current Technology, Flexible Scheduling, Ok Health Benefits, Onsite Doctor

    Cons

    Terrible Management, Continuous Layoffs, British Focused promotions, Clear Glass Ceiling for Minorties and Women, Highly Politicized working Environment, Long Long Work Hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit Already, Why are there three Layers of middle management, why do i report to so many "stake holders". Seriously why can't i have more than 2 monitors traders can have 6, The cafeteria is subsidized really

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  2. A great place to get into a career in banking and move upwards.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst
    Current Employee - Analyst

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Barclays is a great place to build a career in the banking industry. The growth is very rapid and the opportunities are there. Their is constant expansion throughout the country with new acquisitions popping up left and right. Overall, it is a great place to work if you are motivated and work hard.

    Cons

    A downside is that some middle management is a little soft and some tasks could easily be delegated to other employees and done more effectively.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior management does a great job of recognizing the work done by employees at all levels.

    Recommends
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