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Helpful (1)

Thrown around as ping-pong ball

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Portfolio Management in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Portfolio Management in London, England (UK)
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

Good pay, good benefits, flexibility in terms of work-life balance. People tend to be relaxed about their job - a bit too relaxed

Cons

Management doesn't really get it in terms of what it takes to be a competitive bank. Very political - people who have been there for the longest have an advantage. Does not seem to be a meritocracy - it is NOT true that the best ideas are encouraged Extremely few are genuinely interested in doing what is right for the bank. Plans of action are backwards: instead of first establishing the goals and then the way to get there, there is an undue focus on structure, meetings, processes, without a clear understanding of what the point is. No willingness to cut deeply and eliminate excess jobs, but rather a slow and painful bleed - affects morale a lot.

Advice to Management

You could be doing the same job with 1 out of every 3 people, you just need to identify them and promote them.

Other Employee Reviews for Royal Bank of Scotland

  1. Long

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in City of London, England (UK)

    Pros

    variety salary people location management

    Cons

    security size quality of work


  2. Helpful (1)

    it's ok

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - good environment - flexible working hour - good location - nice facility - good infrastructure - good place to learn

    Cons

    - bad compensation - bad recognition - unfair compensation and recognition - low salary - no bonus - low increment however this depends on boss and department

    Advice to Management

    fix all this cons: - bad compensation - bad recognition - unfair compensation and recognition - low salary - no bonus - low increment


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