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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated September 21, 2017
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chief Executive Officer John Cryan
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Pros
  • Good work life balance but you need to put in the effort to advance (in 346 reviews)

  • Good work environment, employee development (in 163 reviews)

Cons
  • Good work life balance but you need to put in the effort to advance (in 132 reviews)

  • Long hours some times not always (in 146 reviews)

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  1. "Systems Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    There is great company advancement.

    Cons

    Big company with many politics


  2. "Front Office Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Great food in canteen.
    Good pay.
    Good training.

    Cons

    HR disorganised and dishonest.
    Bank wasn't willing to pay for anything comparable to other banks in regards to activities.
    Bad technology and old systems/programs-your programs will crash multiple times a day.
    Disorganised teams in relation to what HR has planned.
    Certain areas of bank are strictly dominated by office politics.
    Bad leadership.
    Overall sense of jumping ship.

  3. "Great people but many are leaving"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Definitely the most personable of the bulge brackets - lots of opportunities for engagement, networking etc

    Cons

    Technology and bureaucracy at all levels

    Advice to Management

    Improve technology while removing bureaucracy.


  4. "Operations Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere, nice facilities.

    Cons

    Zero chance of progression, more an issue for executives.

    Advice to Management

    More one-to-one conversations


  5. "Project Management"

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    Current Employee - Project Management Officer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Project Management Officer in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance is better than other companies

    Cons

    Not open to changes and suggestions....Few people dictate terms

    Advice to Management

    Should train Management to believe in people and stop burocracy


  6. "Best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Business Banking Relationship Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Business Banking Relationship Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's like a family. You will get ample opportunities to show your skills and put the same into practices. Good work and life balance.Five days working

    Cons

    No employee of this organisation can find any cons. as it is too good to work with.

    Advice to Management

    Pls come up with more branches.


  7. "Awesome place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    This company just has everything you want.

    Cons

    no cons!!! no cons !!

  8. "It used to be such an awesome company"

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    Current Employee - Projektleiter in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Projektleiter in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great talent pool (unfortunately with high attrition rate)
    - very international and diverse teams

    Cons

    - cost cutting culture at first - leading to workaround or temporary solutions being preferred
    - no IT strategy - apart from cost cutting / offshoring
    - very low personnel recognition / appreciation - especially in IT area
    - bureaucracy and administration blown out of proportion


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Completely dysfunctional sinking ship"

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

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

    Pros

    Decent pay (below street but finance salaries are high in general)
    Chaos is a ladder
    Some smart people still left

    Cons

    Avariciousness of the management board and exec team
    Obsolete technology
    Pay is below street
    Terrible morale

    Advice to Management

    Overhaul technology


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Overall working experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Global bank, attracts top talent

    Cons

    Poor leadership, no strategic direction, no career growth opportunities


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