Barclays Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 22, 2021

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
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2,804 Ratings
Pros
  • "work life balance is maintained(in 1110 reviews)

  • "Initiatives for flexible working arrangement and quick reaction to the current pandemic(in 391 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and the company is undergoing changes due to competition / pressure(in 344 reviews)

  • "Senior management is moving roles to offshore in Barclaycardus(in 213 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place

      Jan 19, 2021 - Senior Associate in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great job to work - good people

      Cons

      Long hours that tire you out

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great company, would recommend

      Jan 6, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Location, salary, benefits, motivated / smart colleagues

      Cons

      Long hours and the company is undergoing changes due to competition / pressure

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Barclays

      Jan 6, 2021 - Associate in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      It was a good job

      Cons

      There were often long hours

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Analyst Program

      Dec 3, 2020 - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great environment to learn in

      Cons

      Long hours and difficult assignments

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    5. 5.0
      Current Intern, less than 1 year

      Good bank

      Nov 23, 2020 - Barclays Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Hard work with good comp

      Cons

      Hard work with long hours

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    6. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Long hours

      Jan 21, 2021 - Vice President in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible work arrangements Time off

      Cons

      Management direction is all over the place Can't retain talent Very long hours

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great learning experiece

      Nov 12, 2020 - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great learning experience and provides optionality

      Cons

      Long hours, but as expected for IB

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Analyst program

      Nov 10, 2020 - Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      strong training program and good deal experience

      Cons

      long hours and require long weekend hours

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    9. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Terrible bank

      Jan 13, 2021 - Trading Assistant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      For a paycheck mainly, terrible work environment

      Cons

      Long hours, terrible culture, little pay

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    10. 2.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Typical Banking

      Jan 12, 2021 - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good entry level pay out of college

      Cons

      Difficult work environment, archaic personalities, and long hours

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