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Corporate

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Project Analyst in New York, NY
Current Employee - Senior Project Analyst in New York, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Citi full-time (More than a year)

Pros

Nice people. The pay is fairly competitive, but not the best. As a large Company, Citi looks good on a resume. Lots of potential opportunity, though ability to transfer may depend on your boss.

Cons

Everyone is working for their own group's interests so it can be very difficult to work together across functions. Benefits are not very good compared to different companies; also not as many perks as other banks.

Other Employee Reviews for Citi

  1. Large company treatment, but valuable experience gained

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Vice President in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Citi full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Always felt financially stable there, even through the difficult times. Leadership training and talent management systems were really great. Liked the goal-setting process and enjoyed the philosophy of implementing flexible work schedules, including many work at home opportunities. Tuition reimbursement was excellent (although, I think that has been cut in these difficult economic times, but I am sure it's still available to some extent).

    Cons

    Large company feel - the company is so large, and even though robust talent management systems are in place, employees still feel like a number. In a company that large, that's just going to happen, and I like being part of a smaller organization where I feel like my contributions really matter. After almost 2 decades of service, my business unit was sold, and more than 2000 employees in our division were laid off - I am sure our presence was not missed, and the organization moved on. It's hard to get your voice heard at upper levels, and even the senior-level managers have a very small voice. So many regulations and requirements make for a lot of red tape. Again, the down-side to being employed by a large global organization that is publicly traded and must adhere to certain guidelines.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to focus on leadership and talent development; look for the "diamonds in the rough" and develop them too, not just the obvious high potential employees. Employee involvement is key! Ask for their input and ideas - include them, even if you can't use everything they have to suggest - the organization will flourish if they at least feel like their opinions matter!


  2. Bad News!! Stay away from this company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Admin Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Admin Assistant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Citi part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    No pro's whatsoever this is the worst company ever!

    Cons

    Management and co-workers are horrible... no raises. that is if your not an executive and if you are then you get a 100K bonus...


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