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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated July 15, 2018
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Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing
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Pros
  • "The culture is really nice with generally good work life balance" (in 411 reviews)

  • "Globally recognized Bank, good work environment" (in 199 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance can be tough as an analyst but nothing out of the ordinary for investment banking" (in 147 reviews)

  • "Long hours, as to be expected in the job" (in 167 reviews)

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  1. "Athlete relations"

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    Current Employee - Athlete Relations in Mahwah, NJ
    Current Employee - Athlete Relations in Mahwah, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Met some great players and nice people

    Cons

    long hours and travel, no meals


  2. "Benefits are good but work is OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Benefits
    Salary
    Laid back environment

    Cons

    Still using old technologies
    Encourage more internal mobility

  3. "Investment Banking Analyst Review"

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    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Great people
    - Room for growth and development
    - Managers take time to listen and care
    - Fast-paced environment with plenty of opportunity to learn and take on work

    Cons

    - Unwieldy processes that come with being a regulated entity
    - Press coverage has been tough
    - Long hours with sometimes unfulfilling work


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Debt Capital Markets / Treasury Solutions Group"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -Very smart, motivated colleagues all working towards a single goal of generating revenue from clients, perhaps not always collegially at times
    -You are always busy on an interesting project - whether driven by a client situation or another internal team requiring your expertise
    -Management provides the resources to help you do your job, assuming a credible business case
    -Good talent development programs

    Cons

    -Challenging outlook for US-based employees
    -Hard to stay motivated when 1/3 of your comp is based on equity-based instruments and the share prices continues to fall
    -"No tears" type environment; you'll need to learn from situations and move on


  5. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great and talented people to work with at the firm.

    Cons

    Management lacks direction. Slow implementation process.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on core strengths.


  6. "Cost"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great teams and revenue producers

    Cons

    Costs continue to drag profitability


  7. "AVP Lead Business Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Company future, laid back culture with teams working in silos

    Advice to Management

    Get to the real root cause of the problem - money spent on venodrs, individual contractors and laid back employees

  8. "Lots of talented people."

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    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of motivated, talented people who are willing and able to express their experience and ideas. Also plenty of corporate social responsibility opportunities.

    Cons

    Not all voices are heard all of the time.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to all perspectives.


  9. "Vice President"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Vice President in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Long hours but well compensated to it.


  10. "Director"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    a lot of good, driven, intelligent people at the firm

    Cons

    the bank not performing as of late, lots of layoffs


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