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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated August 12, 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. "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


  2. "Excellent company, HUMAN, great colleagues"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "administrative assitant"

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

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    Great working environment and great colleagues!

    Cons

    Everything is good during working period.


  4. "Director, Client Coverage"

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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

    The leader in emerging markets! Also, their new CEO is amazing and trasforming the company.

    Cons

    Huge - so sometimes bureaucratic.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focused on emerging mkts


  5. "Operations intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    Nice working environment and staff

    Cons

    Sometimes people always focus on their own job, little communications


  6. "Standard Chartered Bank"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - International Graduate Program in New York, NY
    Current Employee - International Graduate Program in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    An extremely diverse workplace that pushes you to learn in an all encompassing way and can give tremendous insight to the world of international finance

    Cons

    Workplace can be difficult to manage work over mulitple time zones and language barriers


  7. "Great opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of exposure to different work

    Cons

    A bit tired for work

  8. "Great bank to work for"

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

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    High caliber of staff that has been with bank for a long time.

    Cons

    New staff coming in tend to stay only for a few years.


  9. "Premium Banking Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    Team-oriented
    Great pay
    Amazing management
    Helpful all around

    Cons

    Long work days
    Can't think of anything else


  10. "Account Service"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers, good life and work balance, based on daily routine.

    Cons

    Not enough room for personal growth.

    Advice to Management

    Try to make office politics more easily to pick up


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