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Barclays New York Reviews

Updated March 16, 2017
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  • Work Life Balance is out of the window specially during busy season (in 150 reviews)

  • High turnover at the senior management level (in 127 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great team environment
    Good office space
    Flexible work/life balance

    Cons

    Tends to always be a 'hiring freeze'
    Lagging technology


  2. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Collaborative, professional, results oriented, lots of legacy Lehmanites

    Cons

    British bank, struggling with regulators

    Advice to Management

    Be open, honest, and transparent with prudential regulators


  3. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The culture is very collaborative. It is a top 5 bulge bracket banks for most of its banking groups. You get decent deal experience at the junior level.

    Cons

    The hours are long. You are working on interesting deals, but not all are headline grabbing

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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  5. "Vice President, Compliance"

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    Former Employee - Vice President, Compliance in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President, Compliance in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent benefits and compensation package

    Cons

    High turnover at the senior management level


  6. "Great Experience!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    Intern program was awesome - really good experience. Everyone was very nice and receptive to help!

    Cons

    Cannot really think of any cons.


  7. "Associate Director of Computer Operations"

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    Former Employee - Associate Director of Computer Operations in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate Director of Computer Operations in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Fantiastic benefits, excellent promotion capabilities, great training availability.

    Cons

    Just like any other company you are just a number.

    Advice to Management

    Try to bring back the family atmosphere.


  8. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Company for work and development

    Cons

    Good Company but limited budget now


  9. "Regulatory Risk & Compliance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, relaxed atmosphere, not stressful.

    Cons

    Things would get lost in translation when dealing with group.


  10. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President, Global Technology in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President, Global Technology in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great base salary with excellent work

    Cons

    Firm consolidating with the industry


  11. "ETL Architect"

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    Former Employee - Senior Informatica Developer/ETL Architect in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Informatica Developer/ETL Architect in New York, NY

    I worked at Barclays (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very Nice policies.
    No difference between Employees and contractors

    Cons

    long working hours during night,



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