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Barclays Reviews

Updated September 20, 2017
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  1. "Credit Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Credit Specialist in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Credit Specialist in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company Great people lovely to work!

    Cons

    None other than maybe longer hours


  2. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Programmer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Programmer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Company to work , great benefits. Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    strategy to relocate to cheaper locations.

  3. "excellent people and company"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Branch Manager in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Former Employee - Assistant Branch Manager in Glasgow, Scotland (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people, opportunities to learn outside your remit
    systems are ahead of competitors

    Cons

    occassional longer days that you arent always compensated for.
    nothing else really!


  4. "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.


  5. "Fair salaries for tech in banking"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Definitely one of the pros, salary for tech in Barclays is more than fair. Performance Review processes are also available for feedback and career progression. Manager are intelligent and supportive.

    Cons

    Like most big banks, there is the risk of restructuring.


  6. "Best Work Environment"

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

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    one of the best comapny i have ever worked wih

    Cons

    The canteen needs to be improved.


  7. "Good place to start and to built career"

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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

    Benefits are very good like leave, medical, dental

    Cons

    work load and management pressure

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    "Positive working environment."

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    Current Employee - Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Developer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of smart people. Willingness to learn take you far. Good salary. Quit laid back

    Cons

    Bonuses not very good or non-existent

    Advice to Management

    There should be more bonuses


  9. "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.


  10. "Good company, great training"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    great training, great campus, and good teams

    Cons

    too much red tape

    Advice to Management

    be open to ideas from lower levels


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