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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated April 23, 2018
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  • work-life balance and flexible working could be better (in 45 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 90 reviews)

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  1. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good management, benefits, people, building with facilities

    Cons

    work\life balance could be better


  2. "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.

  3. "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.


  4. "Client Services"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Great experience and great people to work for.

    Cons

    Great company but difficult to move up.


  5. "CSI Associate"

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    Former Employee - Closing Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Closing Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    LEAN Six Sigma emplyed to improve processes for service teams

    Cons

    The office closed in Chicago


  6. "compliance"

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    Former Employee - Compliance in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Compliance in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good cafeteria and convenience store on site

    Cons

    no positive outlook, high turnover rate


  7. "Was once a great place to work."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    There were some great people working there.

    Cons

    The uncertainty. After 2008, there was no job security. Very sad to watch.

  8. "IT Security analyst"

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    Former Employee - IT Security Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - IT Security Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Working in highly dynamic environments

    Cons

    Company is down sizing and outsource the IT department

    Advice to Management

    I have found that it takes a keen sense of teamwork and communication in addition to sharp analytical and technical abilities to manage a stable IT infrastructure.


  9. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Takes care of Employees and leaning

    Cons

    No Onsite is available from company


  10. "No Complaints"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Associate in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work/Life Balance, Great Building / Cafeteria, Close to train station.

    Cons

    Constant fines / resturcturing affected bonuses. Most of the top talent fled leaving a high standard deviation of performance with remaining performance.


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