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Barclays Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Customer Advisor"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great team work and community

    Cons

    Salary not competitive compared to other banks


  2. "Director EM Trading"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial, Good Culture, Flat Organization

    Cons

    British, Stock Price, Systems, Pay structure not competitive

    Advice to Management

    Try to pay better to retain talent

  3. "Employee"

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    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Henderson, NV
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Henderson, NV
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive pay. Also very easy to move up in company.

    Cons

    Management is sometimes all over the place.


  4. "Less bureaucracy would help"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Pretty good work life balance

    Cons

    They could work on improving benefits and compensation


  5. "Technology Analyst Interview Process"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    - The entire process was very well managed. It took less than a month, from
       application to offer letter.
    - 1 video interview, 2 face-to-face interviews
    - Relevant interview questions. Business use case discussions and few Computer Science questions (Data Structures and Algorithm, Operating System)

    Cons

    - Not one that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  6. "Company"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Excellent company to work, good salary

    Cons

    it is hard to convince the management with new technologies


  7. "Director"

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

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    International, Diverse and strong culture

    Cons

    Overall it's a great company to work for.

  8. "Trader for Barclays Capital in 2007"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Exciting environment, smart people, good pay

    Cons

    Long hours, competitive, difficult to advance if not connected


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance is good at Barclays

    Cons

    Terrible managers at the workplace in Pune.


  10. "Unstable as you go up"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance

    Cons

    Unstable Management and no clear direction

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees


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