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Barclays Reviews

Updated November 20, 2017
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  • Work life balance varies around the group (in 172 reviews)

  • Nothing really other than long hours which is what all banks have (in 148 reviews)

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  1. "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.


  2. "Technology Analyst Intern"

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    Former Intern - Summer Technology Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Summer Technology Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays as an intern

    Pros

    Great work culture, Ownership of work given to the developers, Smart colleagues from top US Universities and Excellent work-life balance.

    Cons

    The 1301 Location in New York needs improvement (typical cubicle offices) other than that it a good place to work and pay is great.

    Advice to Management

    Please provide free food/snacks to the employees and move the technology to a better office location at the earliest.

  3. "Barclays"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good culture here

    Cons

    long hours, but not unusual to the industry


  4. "Developer Summer Analyst"

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

    I worked at Barclays as an intern

    Pros

    Learnt a lot. Great place to work

    Cons

    Not any really. gREAT PLACE


  5. "Summer Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    friendly environment in the barclays

    Cons

    intense for the trading floor


  6. "The leadership is accessible and wonderful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Senior leaders take a lot of effort to mentor juniors

    Cons

    There is quite a bit of turnover


  7. "Its nice working with Barclays. Lots of learnings."

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    Former Intern - Graduate Student in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Graduate Student in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays as an intern (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of learning, Competitive salary. Cool working environment,

    Cons

    Every thing was fine. No cons.

  8. "Awesome place to work"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Good technology and well managed

    Cons

    not the highest salary levels in the market

    Advice to Management

    more competitive salary.


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Strong sense of collaboration within desks

    Cons

    Competitive work environment, which is to be expected


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good Company to Work"

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    Current Employee - Senior SharePoint Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Current Employee - Senior SharePoint Engineer in Wilmington, DE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working hour Flexibility
    Top of the Market benefits

    Cons

    Too much organizational changes.
    Known for Hire/Fire


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