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Vice President

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Opportunity to acquire knowledge and work on a varied environment. Excellent local teamwork.

Cons

Too centralized and very unflexible place. Does not supports feedback from employees. Medium management has very little decision making. Top management is focused on short time resources and learns very little from previous experiences. Promotes the "yes-man" culture. Very little thorough analysis is done on many decisions when is idea that is pushed downward. Extremelly use of politics. When a specific regiona makes money the triumphs arfe not shared but when a critical situatiion is encountered lower level employees pay for the incorrect management decision. "Greed is good" is the silent culture of management. "The Citi never sleeps neither does the medium management employees!". No consideration for customer service levels as long as no complany CEO complaints. Employee reviews are manipulated from seniors byspassing the direct managers ratings.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Improve "honest" communications. Do not have written policies and principles that you dont intend to honor. Focus on custoemr satisfaction to maintain long term profits and customer loyalty. Improve employees morale to increase loyalty. Globalization/regionalizsation isnot always the solution. Custoemrs want to maitain realtions wiht the company not the machines. Elimination of local jobvs will eventually impact profits.

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Work Hard; Play Hard

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    Great employee benefits; salary's ok; good internal mobility policies.

    Cons

    Citi is an organization where work life balance seems to be missing. As a global bank you're working pretty much 15 hour days 5.5 days a week.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Good despite tough times

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great working environment, support from bankers, and managers.

    Cons

    stalled job growth, limited training

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    provide more opportunities and training for top performers.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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