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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated August 14, 2017
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  • work life balance can be a challenge for some business functions (in 61 reviews)

  • Long working hours, the bank has hired lots of inefficient staff both on the senior and working levels (in 45 reviews)

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  1. "Good place for life time career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture and good environment

    Cons

    I did not find any cons for this company


  2. "Great culture"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, flexible hours, generous benefits

    Cons

    Need better IT and less reshuffle

  3. "Too much politics"

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

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    At least 25 days vacation

    Cons

    People spend a lot of time working on their promotions and not focused on the job. Very tribal and a number of sacred cows.


  4. "Specialist"

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

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good job with excellent benefits

    Cons

    Long hours but well compensated


  5. "Internship Experience"

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    Former Employee - Private Equity Intern
    Former Employee - Private Equity Intern

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank (More than a year)

    Pros

    It was a nice opportunity to get a real world experience

    Cons

    Spent most of my time on tedious tasks such as fetching coffee and food
    No one was really there to give me any guidance or tasks

    Advice to Management

    We, interns, are there to provide any support and learn from you.
    Please show us a little bit of guidance.


  6. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great Infrastructure and Place to learn

    Cons

    Mergers and Acquisitions might make jobs redundant

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Great place to work!"

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

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work, lot of opportunities to grow within the organization

    Cons

    Limited scope and opportunities within United States

  8. "Excellent company, HUMAN, great colleagues"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people! The opportunities. And it all depends on your manager. Lucky I have a great one . Flexibility to work from home for those who need it

    Cons

    You have to be self motivated. No one is looking to push you. Tons to do only few motivated. Works in Silos

    Advice to Management

    Look at the gaps in your succession plans


  9. "International Graduate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic training, nice & smart ppl, opportunities to travel around

    Cons

    Always changing organization, always restructuring

    Advice to Management

    Stability


  10. "Great People Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Really smart people and a great work enviornment

    Cons

    I dont really have any cons

    Advice to Management

    Keep on hiring smart people.


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