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Marvellous

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

Pros

Provides with opportunity to think out of the box, excellent training & on board simulation programmes. Great learning opportunities, overall best employer to excel your career with

Cons

Focus on customer servicing is pathetic, bank should be more customer centric rather than following policy of risk proactive all the times

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be more focused on customer servicing

Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Bucharest (Romania)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Bucharest (Romania)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    There are a lot of great people in RBS Romania (former ABN AMRO). The former organizational culture helped build a very tight and professionally dynamic team.
    A lot of learning opportunities.

    Cons

    not so much organizational transparency

    Recommends
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    No opinion of CEO
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    This organization likes to lose money, it's in their DNA as is an underlying level of hypocrisy

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager  in  Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lack of investment in systems, infrastructure and support mean you get a broader scope as you inevitably end up having to all this non-core stuff yourself. Their marketing strap-line is ‘make it happen’ and they live by that. Want something to work or need some support? Then make it happen yourself!

    Cons

    There’s an underlying hypocrisy at play within the firm which is quite frankly extremely infuriating. The depart I worked in, HR, was run by an extremely critical and micro-managing management team. All of their business decisions were born out of on cutting of costs and he was definitely from the ‘talk the talk but do not walk the walk’ school of management. The business was increasingly held back by his policies and decisions. This was compounded by the fact that these policies were not applied to themselves when looking to extend their own ex-pat package. The local compensation team were taken out of the equation and their package was developed as an ‘under the counter’ deal. The management team are extremely aggressive and it is not uncommon for people to be bullied on a daily basis, at least in the Hong Kong office this was my experiences.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The amount of money this bank still wastes is absurd – especially on nonsensical ex-pat packages when there’s a gamut of local talent out there. There’s a number of people getting very rich off tax-payers money and managing to put their kids through some of the best schools out here in Asia for free and for much longer than a normal ex-pat contract might allow.

    I worked at RBS for 6 years and I would have no hesitation at all in telling prospective applicants to think twice about joining this firm due its manager's barefaced hypocrisies

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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