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Citi London Reviews

Updated December 11, 2017
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Citi Chief Executive Officer, Citigroup Michael Corbat
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    high salary, approachable colleagues, great location and office. challenging tasks and projects every week and huge travel compensation

    Cons

    Long hours, usually 9 am to 9 pm, Saturday is working day.
    A lot of repetitive works. too many men, a few women workers

    Advice to Management

    very efficient and effective. the morning meeting can tell you what you need to do today. and the closing meeting can sum what you have done today.


  2. "VP, Sales Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - V P Sales in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - V P Sales in London, England (UK)
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work life balance, Stability, benefits are reasonable.

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic, not quickly adaptable. Minimal progression options for middle management.

  3. "American bank in UK"

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    Former Employee - Operations Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Operations Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice offices, pleasant docklands location

    Cons

    Only interested in money. Didn't understand UK banking and tried to use USA practices. Systems couldn't cope with more than one sort code or Legal Entity!

    Advice to Management

    Value your employees. Tray as people nor commodities


  4. "financial markets intern"

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    Current Employee - Summer Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Summer Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Strongly Challenging and fast paced

    Cons

    Depends on the team you ar ein.


  5. "good experience. Loved it"

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    Current Intern - Spring Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Intern - Spring Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citi as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    big name. helps in the future

    Cons

    very competetive. hard to land a job


  6. "Good company but very aggressive culture"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Citi as an intern

    Pros

    the firm is good at what it does

    Cons

    collaboration in the team I worked for was lacking

    Advice to Management

    strengthen culture


  7. "Senior Tech Analyst"

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

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    always busy but great team attitudes

    Cons

    Always busy always cutting costs

  8. "A team oriented but highly competitive environment"

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    Current Contractor - Assistant Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Current Contractor - Assistant Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Citi as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Support for growth and team projects

    Cons

    It is a very lean company, so it's hard work

    Advice to Management

    Be present and try to get teams to speak up when they have contributions


  9. "Prepare to be underwhelmed"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Vice President in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great access to modern tech. Good benefits package. Annual leave = minimum allowed by law, but can buy more.

    Cons

    Management has no interest in listening to suggestions or in changing anything. As far as they're concerned, they're doing well so there's no need to improve anything.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the culture of rewarding your friends and focus on merit.


  10. "Global Functions"

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

    I have been working at Citi full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Internal mobility opportunities, learning and development agenda is strong, work/life balance good if you have boundaries, flexible working, benefits, challenging and interesting work, truly regional and global work,

    Cons

    Too much focus on revenue generating and not enough on behaviours, poor leadership and manager capability due to promotion of specialists into managerial roles instead of people with actual leader experience and/or aptitude - place is full of individual contributors

    Advice to Management

    Ensure next level down are held accountable for cascading organisational change initiatives - you'll never change if they don't


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