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Culture that allows self-motivated to thrive. Positive, not cut-throat.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Perform well and you will be recognized and encouraged. Learn how to weave your way through the systems and the knowledge will become invaluable as you grow. Pay scale on the high side in comparison to other retail banks BUT you will work very hard for the extra $$ - staffing is very lean within the branch network and you will be expected to do more than you would with the same title in another bank. Client facing staff is knowledgeable and cares deeply about clients.

Cons

Certain area directors and branch managers create negative microcosms within a larger corporate structure that is more positive. Fiefdoms exist where leadership is reactionary and negative and not even all that competent. However, it is possible to navigate the tricky waters and succeed despite this. Move to a different branch or line of business and you can find excellent leadership and be valued. Help line is not consistently helpful, can take a very long time to resolve issues, especially IT.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Streamline systems to talk to one another. Make it more simple to accommodate customer needs and requests without inputing data in multiple systems/data bases; such as: promotions, programs, applications and requests from customers with cross business relationships. (If cards has the client's info, share it with retail, if a private bank or global executive client has a simple account opening request, make it possible to accommodate, allow online access for a client's multiple debit cards, this list could go on and on...)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Loss Mitigation Specialist in Irving, TX
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    I have been working at Citi full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

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    Cons

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    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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    • Senior Management
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    Current Employee - IT Manager
    Current Employee - IT Manager

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    Pros

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    Cons

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    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change the performance review system, let employees have freedom to perform without the scare of having a black mark for the year

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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