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Updated February 23, 2018
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Royal Bank of Scotland Group Chief Executive Ross McEwan
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Pros
  • Excellent work life balance for all employees (in 733 reviews)

  • Lots of flexibility to work from home etc (in 77 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company to work for."

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    • Senior Management
    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. "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.

  3. "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


  4. "No Complaints"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  5. "Vice President"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Vice President in Stamford, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People
    Culture
    Location
    Employee Engagement
    Work Life balance

    Cons

    Salary
    Career path
    Salary
    Salary
    Salary

    Advice to Management

    Keep motivating employees and continue to push for an open door culture


  6. "Risk Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Was large shop at the time but much smaller jownin a new entity

    Cons

    Pay is very low

    Advice to Management

    Pay your young workers


  7. "RBS Review"

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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

    The colleagues are great, have each others back.

    Cons

    Morale is very low across the bank.

  8. "Vice President - Data Systems Batch Administrator"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Face paced environment, ability to work with many teams, assist with program set ups, report distribution and archiving, all system backups and restores for the entire firm.

    Cons

    Downsizing; many colleagues are receiving notice that they will no longer be a part of the "go forward" efforts on the bank.


  9. "Finance Manager"

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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

    Great people in Finance Department

    Cons

    Turnover of highly skilled people

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on your employees to improve retention


  10. "Developer"

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    Current Employee - Developer in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Developer in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Decent compensation, benefits. Work/life balance.

    Cons

    Downsizing, offshoring. Layoffs have created toxic environment. In many cases, people who have been axed are more valuable than many who are still there.

    Advice to Management

    Take a good look at yourselves when considering who is next to get axed.


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