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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated December 17, 2018
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  • "Work life balance a challenge at times" (in 53 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 96 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company to work for."

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    • Culture & Values
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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. "Client Onboarding"

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

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland part-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits including lots of PTO. Opportunity to move up if you do a good job.

    Cons

    Lots of internal location and management moves being an unstable job.

  3. "Financial"

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

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

    Pros

    Management is good at leading

    Cons

    A lot of hours at work


  4. "Great work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work-life balance, lot to learn

    Cons

    Removal of perks like free meals


  5. "Credit Risk Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    Eh i can't think of a lot of pros

    Cons

    Continual restructuring, terrible morale etc


  6. "Senior risk Analyst"

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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

    Work life balance was good

    Cons

    Lack of challenging work and good management

    Advice to Management

    Instead of cost cutting, they should focus on being cost effective


  7. "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.

  8. "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


  9. "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


  10. "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