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"Great name on CV, good internal networking opportunities"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Programmer Manager in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Programmer Manager in London, England (UK)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great name on CV, good brand
Opportunities to work with some really talented people
Opportunities to move internally to different business units and/ or globally

Cons

Highly hierarchical
Lots of internal politics - who you know matters more than what you know
Top brass can seem like an old boys club

Advice to Management

Sharpen up the recruitment process - takes too long
Cut the red tape and truly empower people

Other Employee Reviews for Barclays

  1. "Aimlessly and inexperienced senior management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Noida (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Noida (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    growing operations in india and merging or businesses

    Cons

    myopic and arrogant management. No long term view.

    Advice to Management

    require more MBA's from top schools at senior management level.


  2. "Good place to learn"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good culture, helpful learning environment, better development focus than other IBs

    Cons

    investment banking is becoming a tougher to work in, more regulated, does not pay as well as other IBs

    Advice to Management

    review pay structure especially in the more junior roles, will be increasingly harder to attract and retain talent

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