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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated February 25, 2017
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  1. "Recruiting Coordinator"

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

    Pros

    The culture was fast paced and fun. The team environment was encouraging. I loved everyone I worked with.

    Cons

    Team turnover. Went through a few reorgs during the year I was with the company. Sometimes difficult to recruit due to RBS stigma in the UK.


  2. "IT Director"

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    Former Employee - Global Head of Trade Technologies in Winnetka, IL
    Former Employee - Global Head of Trade Technologies in Winnetka, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Global exposure, good benefits and compensation

    Cons

    Bank's is in a continues state of retrenchment

    Advice to Management

    Streamline and reduce governance focus more on the client and solution delivery.


  3. "Great People"

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    Current Employee - Senior Recruiting Specialist in Montvale, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Recruiting Specialist in Montvale, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Downsizing in the USA is ongoing.


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  5. "Great place while it lasted..."

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    Former Employee - Business Manager in Stamford, CT
    Former Employee - Business Manager in Stamford, CT
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    The people made a difference and the line of work was very rewarding when the Americas region was in a healthy state, it's currently being downsized and eventually a much smaller presence if any.

    Cons

    Inconsistency of management; constant changes as a result of poor decision making from management.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate on efficiency and consistency.


  6. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Technology Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Technology Analyst in Stamford, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Interesting projects. Nice people in tech.

    Cons

    No growth opportunities due to the restructuring of the bank and the amount of jobs they are cutting. Moral is poor.


  7. "Good work environment"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Des Plaines, IL
    Former Employee - Analyst in Des Plaines, IL

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

    Pros

    - Work life balance and benefits are good. Met and worked with a lot of good people.

    Cons

    It's hard to keep up with all the changes happening.


  8. "Good Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    - Good place
    - Supportive management

    Cons

    After a time there is stagnation - no growth. You may even get stuck to same level for a really long time.


  9. "credit risk reporting analyst"

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

    Pros

    really don't have any good reasons for working at RBS

    Cons

    heavily restructuring; not a good place for young people


  10. "Technology Lead"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Framingham, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great place to work with ideal work life balance

    Cons

    NO cons in particular It is a great place to work

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  11. "Systems Access 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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    The pay was great. The people were diverse and the health benefits were top notch.

    Cons

    No raises, moral of the company is down because no one is secure in their current position.



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