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"Great Company"

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  • Culture & Values
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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Business Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Former Intern - Business Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Nice people, high pace environment

Cons

a little bit too serious

Other Employee Reviews for Barclays

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Barclays is an excellent place to start your career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Barclays has excellent people with an excellent culture. I enjoyed my stint there very much. I would recommend it to my friends!

    Cons

    Barclays still a growing bank in Asia, hence the deal flow might not be as strong as the other bulge bracket banks yet. However, I am sure we will be able to catch up!


  2. "Wrong direction"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance
    Good benefit

    Cons

    Way behind in technology
    Too political (Career advancement based on polish rather than performance)
    IT Senior Mgmt full of Smart but mostly non technology focused people
    IT Infra is poor
    Lack of long term planning and commitment (Decision changes every quarter)
    No bonus for last couple of years

    Advice to Management

    Needs a IT Mid Level and Senior mgmt overhaul.


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