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"loved it"

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Former Employee - Support Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
Former Employee - Support Manager in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

RBS was great back in the day

Cons

It all fell apart very quickly

Advice to Management

the horse has bolted

Other Employee Reviews for Royal Bank of Scotland

  1. "12 years of Banking operations in rbs"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good working environment and work life balance

    Cons

    Package is not so good according to the market condition

    Advice to Management

    Need to change the team members in the team after 3 years


  2. Helpful (1)

    "A company with excellent people management, but poor technology and resistant to change"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - User Experience Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Contractor - User Experience Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    + Brilliant people and a great support network
    + The right design community within to support internal projects; fast response from brand guidelines and design teams, other user experience analysts, etc
    + Management had the ear to listen to design suggestions, initiatives and change
    + An office environment that thrived on people initiatives
    + Good working hours, possibility for flexible hours (even for contractors)

    Cons

    - Physical desktop technology was a few generations behind
    - Difficult for a designer to use their own preferred toolkit as it had to adhere to bank policy (which was BA focused and not UX focused)
    - Extremely shoddy third party development suppliers, most likely chosen by those who weren't able to make the right choice of talent VS cost
    - Standard RBS politics of constant budget cuts, a fairly quick revolving door seeing talent leaving the building for greener pastures
    - Often hard to locate standard resources such as projectors, webex accounts or sketchboards
    - Bank design guidelines were often set in stone and required a jackhammer to dislodge the outdated interface practices

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