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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated November 12, 2018
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  • "Work life balance a challenge at times" (in 52 reviews)

  • "Corporate speak / company so huge I have no idea who half the people referred to are in all the memos updating us about senior management changes" (in 92 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company to work for."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Empower/trust their employees to take key project decisions
    Good work life balance
    Provide realistic career road-map to employees

    Cons

    None I can think of

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work!


  2. "Tough time"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Tough time to be with the company.

    Cons

    Low morale across team and group.

  3. "Good people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People/teamwork and facilities are great

    Cons

    Contracting in US so limited opportunity

    Advice to Management

    None


  4. "fast paced"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Nice office space and good people

    Cons

    not much financial reward for lower level employees


  5. "Senior Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Constant interaction with senior bankers

    Cons

    Bureaucracy among management and low focus on training employees

    Advice to Management

    invest more on learning and development


  6. "Sales Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, nobody really worked very hard

    Cons

    place is going nowhere, I'm surprised they still have a US presence


  7. "Company downsizing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Good location to train in Stamford, CT

    Cons

    Downsizing. Going through changes and not much room to grow at the moment.

    Advice to Management

    N/A

  8. "Accounting associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Great learning experience, and great overtime pay.

    Cons

    The company is going through m major problems


  9. "RBS"

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    Former Employee - Identity Access Management Administrator in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Identity Access Management Administrator in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Location, work environment, modern building facilities, opportunities to learn multiple facets of the business

    Cons

    Ongoing staff reductions in Stamford have created anxiety among employees

    Advice to Management

    I recommend that RBS Management promote team building exercises and, in general, make a conscious effort to encourage more cooperation and trust between various teams and departments.


  10. "Customer Service Adviser"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Some good benefits. Opportunities for growth.

    Cons

    High workload for not enough compensation.


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