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Barclays Singapore Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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  1. "Good and aggressive firm"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good firm to work with

    Cons

    It's bit aggressive and not suitable for lethargic people

    Advice to Management

    None


  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. "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.


  4. "Good Benefit and working conditions"

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    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - IT Business Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multi Cultural, Flexible working hours

    Cons

    Annual bonus is very low

    Advice to Management

    none


  5. "It is famous, with a not so good reputation"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Maybe $$ for some roles?

    Cons

    Lots of over time, bad work life balance, bad culture, low humanity, poor management, high turnover rate (fire and hire back again - stupid management), and multi-national environment is something I love but the whole department become little India, come on... the hiring must be biased

    Advice to Management

    Advice is something they need but they do not really care!


  6. "Good experience.."

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Polite people, rigorous schedules and no nonsense management. Clean environment with good HR support and generous desk space.

    Cons

    Old technology stack almost irreplaceable due to mammoth systems with super critical impact


  7. "MIxed feelings!"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good infra
    Good mgmt
    OK workload, kept on swinging high and low

    Cons

    Pathetic bonuses
    Expectations
    Hierarchy
    Hire and Fire policy!!

    Advice to Management

    Would be helpful to work WITH the grassroot level, once in a while

  8. "Ops"

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    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible working hour when needed

    Cons

    Limited room to grow career

    Advice to Management

    Work On Retaining talents


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work life balance.
    Gender race equality.
    Good benefits

    Cons

    Lots of changes in the leadership level recently


  10. "Analsyt"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good salary very good opportunity

    Cons

    none so far at the moment

    Advice to Management

    very good keep it up


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