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Barclays Reviews

Updated December 15, 2017
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  1. "Director EM Trading"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    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


  2. 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

  3. "Employee"

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    • Senior Management
    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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    • Senior Management
    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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    • Senior Management
    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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    • Senior Management
    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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