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"BTCI Pune"

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Former Employee - Technical Lead (B4) in Pune (India)
Former Employee - Technical Lead (B4) in Pune (India)
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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

Pros

1) good salary. around 20% more than market salary(if you have negotiated during HR discussion)
2)Work from home option sometimes when you need
3) flexible work hour
4) year end bonus of 10% if you have got average and good rating

Cons

1) Work pressure. similar type of work on daily basis -so no growth
2) Work from home does not mean you will be working less. This is the catch to provide you laptop and blackberry and burden you on work
3) No transparent process in Appraisal. so lobby/oiling works. so tjose who are well politically stay here for long term
4) No promotion . the role on which you have joined you will have to work on same role and no defined process to move to next level
5) Whatever a 2yr guy does in support even a 10 yr B4 will do same work and when rating is provided manager has lot of point to tell what you have done when a 2 yr guy is doing what u also are doing
6) no onsite. if u get a one/2 week onsite then it is a loss for you. as there is no per diem amount. whatever u spent at onsite they will provide the same amount once u provide the bill and same money u will get in 2 months.
7) any monetary claim amount is paid after a month or more(45 days around SLA time)
8) some manager who have joined 2-3 yr back does not want to switch job as they are getting paid very good salary and for them no work. just co-ordinate and bother the technical people

9) You can not escalate anything to HR as it looks like HR process is there just to recruit the people and have 2 days of induction
10) No internal position change as your current manager does not release you
11) firing at singapore center - so no job security
12) Some managers tries to bully you

Advice to Management

1)Define the exp level and promote the people to next role
2) set the objective and expectation of employee and work with them to grow rather than their carrer becoming stagnant here

Other Employee Reviews for Barclays

  1. Helpful (2)

    "View of a AVP software developer at Barcap Prague"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Prague (Czech Republic)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Prague (Czech Republic)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - good salary
    - nice offices
    - nice people, relaxed environment (in comparison to London)
    - interesting GF project, managing myself and doing what I believe is correct (DEPENDS on your manager!)

    Cons

    Everything depends on a project and manager, if your manager is an idiot looking just after himself, you are screwed. I worked in that kind of project for 3 years. Luckily, you can change teams :).

    Advice to Management

    Clean your Middle/Senior managment from dicks.


  2. "Good Company to Work for..."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Developer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Developer in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Flexibility is offered by this employer.

    Cons

    Nothing for this company to review.

    Advice to Management

    None.

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