Standard Chartered Bank
3.5 of 5 493 reviews
www.standardchartered.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.5 493 reviews

                             

91% Approve of the CEO

Standard Chartered Bank Group CEO Peter Sands

Peter Sands

(198 ratings)

78% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "work life balance and good corporate culture, company share purchase opportunities"
    in 26 reviews
  • "Cosmopolitan working environment with a strong allegiance towards controls and compliance"
    in 26 reviews
Cons:
  • "There could be long working hours for some teams"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Work life balance is limited, limited career opportunities"
    in 11 reviews
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Consumer Banking

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsGood choice to start your career in consumer banking. good growth opportunities

ConsTough competitions from other bigger players in the commercial banking industry. rigid management.

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Very good company to work for.

Sys Administrative (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as a contractor for more than a year

ProsVery good company to work for.

ConsManagers are very people oriented.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great experience to understand commercial banking

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

ProsWorking environment is pleasant. What I did is related to my major.

ConsNo training program. Also, there was lack of interaction with customers.

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An employee with no respect

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

ProsGreat work life balance at the company

ConsAbility to move up in the company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsGood workplace. Community service are encouraged

ConsIntense and competitive colleague relationship

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Great company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsHere for good! Nice offices.

ConsMiddle management, static, compensation is below market.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work but little opportunity to move ahead with career

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

ProsGood work life balance, opportunities to travel, benefits, people

ConsNot as visible as other competitor banks

Advice to Senior ManagementImprove middle management and HR functions

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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This is a fast paced working environment, but have nice colleague and nice managers.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsManagers and colleagues are hard working and would like to help

ConsIt did not have many branches in United States.

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It was a good experience to work at.. But need better management

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Standard Chartered Bank

ProsIt is a good international bank to work with.. Training is good and ppl there are nice to work. Good pay though

ConsChanging environment is not fair to the employee. Policy is changing rapidly. Employees may feel uncomfortable with changing rules, which may reflects inconveniences in doing business

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Good brand to work for

Manager (Current Employee)
San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time for more than a year

ProsAggressive
Fast
Multi Culture
Learning new Tech
Always busy

ConsWorklife balance not good in SCB

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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