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DBS Bank Singapore Reviews

Updated June 22, 2017
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Singapore, Singapore Area (Singapore)

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DBS Bank Chief Executive Officer Piyush Gupta
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  1. "DBS CSO"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Officer in Singapore (Singapore)

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

    Pros

    great benefits, fun working environment

    Cons

    DBS is a great employer however the department one is at matters alot


  2. "Generous bank but management not yet there"

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Officer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Lots of benefits since it's a big company
    -Lots of leaves
    -Good medical benefits
    -Nice Colleagues (Contact Centre Department to be specific)

    Cons

    -Understaffed
    -A lot of KPI's that stresses employees
    -A lot of changes employees have to keep up in a weekly/daily basis
    -Some of the management don't know what they are doing, everything seems experimental
    -Career progression is slow
    -Lots of politics.

    Advice to Management

    -Hire more people with expertise and specialization
    -Minimize work politics so you can hire the right people for the job and not just people the management knows


  3. "MO Associate"

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    Current Employee - Middle Office Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Middle Office Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Worklife balance, overall experience is good, the colleagues are nice and friendly

    Cons

    Sometimes can be too heavy workload, especially after exchange holidays

    Advice to Management

    Good company to work for, no complains. Overall experience here is good.


  4. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DBS Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Best place to work. So many benefits for the employees.

    Cons

    Need a little focus on infra facilities. Like gym, leisure area, smokers zone kind of things.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing the best


  5. "Great place to work at"

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

    I have been working at DBS Bank full-time

    Pros

    Management is actively engaged in pushing the frontiers of banking, and studying best practices globally to import some of the learning points back home

    Cons

    Period of transition in terms of cultural change. Some managers might not be able to adapt well.

    Advice to Management

    Senior management needs to ensure their managers are championing the same cause, encouraging the same open mindset and adopting the same cultural transformations


  6. "Campaign Analyst"

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

    I have been working at DBS Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    focus of bank is to shift towards "totally digital", which is a good focus for future

    Cons

    I feel lack of correct talent at correct designation.


  7. "Internship in DBS Bank"

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    Former Intern - Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Intern - Intern in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at DBS Bank as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The team was really friendly and there was no politics or whatever.
    They provided a lot of learning opportunity as well

    Cons

    Not really, overall it is a great experience

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up in keeping the working environment friendly and vibrant!


  8. "Bank Executive (T&O Ops)"

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    Former Contractor - Bank Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Contractor - Bank Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at DBS Bank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good working culture with good welfare for staff

    Cons

    Office politics may still occur


  9. "Tech"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Assicate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior Assicate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Give exposure to new joiner

    Cons

    Heavy work load on projects

    Advice to Management

    Give clear career path to the working level


  10. "Place of opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Competitive working environment with opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    Can do better in encouraging staff to go for training and development so that their skills can be build up for better use

    Advice to Management

    To remain nimble, humble and insightful to move in the right direction


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