Barclays Reviews

Updated Aug 11, 2020

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
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  1. Featured Review
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    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - DWB Issues Manager in Knutsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Brilliant company benefits, good progression

    Cons

    A lot of competition for job roles

    Barclays Response

    April 1, 2020Head of Resourcing

    Love to read the word "brilliant", great feedback for us. I hope the competition is driven from all the great colleagues we have seeking to grow and develop.

  2. "Hot place to work in Malta"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Chief Executive Officer in Malta, MT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very friendly nice place to work

    Cons

    Too dependent on the holding bank

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  3. "Good Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good company Good salary benefits accommodations

    Cons

    UK bank so you are sometime the little brother

  4. "good company to work with"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Senior Java Developer in New York, NY

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    good company to work with

    Cons

    all projects are unmanaged internally

  5. "Great people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales and Trading Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Mentorship has been unparalleled in my first year

    Cons

    Not many that I can think of

  6. "Great benefits"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Analyst 

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Very nice benefits. Great people.

    Cons

    Some people aren't nice. Not at all.

  7. "Strong equity derivatives franchise in an otherwise declining business"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    proprietary volatility tools were strong

    Cons

    commission attribution system, cooperation across offices

  8. "Mostly positive team culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director, Program Management in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - high quality teammates; challenging work; career support for high performers

    Cons

    - compensation does not always align with performance

  9. "Equity Structuring Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Equity Structuring Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    high exposure to real tasks, hands-on experience

    Cons

    long hours, high competition, terrible infrastrcutures

  10. "Overall a good comapny!"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good company to work for people from financial background

    Cons

    Not so great for tech people, bureaucratic

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