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Standard Chartered Bank Reviews

Updated July 19, 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 44 reviews)

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  1. "Cash Transaction Banking"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Tempe, AZ
    Former Employee - Intern in Tempe, AZ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great working environment
    Strong leadership

    Cons

    Overtime work
    Bad IT support
    No lunch provided


  2. "Two months Intern Experience in Credit Department"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    1.Very good environment, cozy workplace
    2.They assign you with a personal table and personal PC
    3.Friendly colleagues and they give you some training

    Cons

    1.cannot see the clear promotion path, most leaders are allocated from the headquarter
    2.the job is boring and repetitive
    3.high liquidity of workers

    Advice to Management

    The leader should give more promotion opportunities at local branches

  3. "Portfolio Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good colleagues, good growth opportunities, good exposure, good brand name.

    Cons

    Lots of uncertainty, global challenges facing impact local subsidiary.

    Advice to Management

    Keep employees aware of, and get their confidence during times of uncertainty.


  4. "Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Friendly, diversified working environment. Lots of internal transfer opportunities

    Cons

    The organization needs more discipline


  5. "branch"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    good benefit, good environment, high brand awareness

    Cons

    unsecure employmenet, hard working for sales


  6. "Good place to experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Challenging and collaborative environment. Great growth opportunity. You will be able to experience what real business look like and involve in deals.

    Cons

    There are less of transparency sometimes.


  7. "Good International Exposure"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank full-time

    Pros

    Varied training programme with overseas opportunities.

    Cons

    Smaller bank than the bulge brackets.

  8. "Great experience"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Intern in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working time was flexible, as long as you finished your job. Busy, but not too much pressure. The manager was great and easygoing.

    Cons

    Most of the time it was very busy. The overtime was about 10-20 hours extra per week. It was hard to request one day off.

    Advice to Management

    The overall intern experience was excellent. Given the experience I gain, the low intern salary could be accepable.


  9. "Associate Director"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Standard Chartered Bank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good community of employees, good work life balance

    Cons

    Lack of transparency of compensation and promotion process


  10. "Trading Department Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Chartered Bank as an intern

    Pros

    Generally speaking, the working environment is comfortable. People are nice there. Have lunch break time together. Busy working time.

    Cons

    The work for internship is really boring. Can barely learn something new from it.


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