Barclays Reviews

Updated Sep 21, 2021

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4.0
81%
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89%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
3,164 Ratings
Pros
  • "work life balance is maintained(in 1110 reviews)

  • "Initiatives for flexible working arrangement and quick reaction to the current pandemic(in 391 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and the company is undergoing changes due to competition / pressure(in 344 reviews)

  • "Senior management is moving roles to offshore in Barclaycardus(in 213 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Jul 1, 2021 - Test Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      work-life balance and friendly environment

      Cons

      i dont find any cons

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      AVP

      Sep 21, 2021 - AVP-Finance in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working, work from home, competitive salary and benefits

      Cons

      long working hours, slow career progression.. hiring more people from lower cost location where quality of work declines so you tend to spend longer hours reviewing or training them.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Great company

      Sep 13, 2021 - Vice President in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great company to work in. Flexibility in working approach and best employee benefits ever.

      Cons

      Constant changes in management requiring ad hoc tasks changes

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 8 years

      Work flexibility

      Sep 14, 2021 - Executive Analyst in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work time is flexible depending on the team you are in.

      Cons

      Medical benefits declined thru the yrs

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    5. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Not so rewarding

      Sep 16, 2021 - Assistant Vice President 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good processes and open culture

      Cons

      Not so rewarding in terms of Bonus and compensation in Tech side.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Investment Banking

      Aug 28, 2021 - Assistant Vice President in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      People centric, great learning opportunities, work life balance, international exposure,

      Cons

      Salary,bureaucracy, internal politics, no due recognition, unfairness promotion

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Well established and professional

      Aug 27, 2021 - Risk Manager in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Competent team, established organization structure and frameworks

      Cons

      Compensation is slower compared to previous placea

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      Aug 23, 2021 - Vice President Finance in Singapore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly colleagues Good management Professional work culture

      Cons

      Organizational red tape, outdated technology, frequent offshoring, lack of opportunities

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Software developer

      Jul 29, 2021 - Senior Software Developer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work culture for developers

      Cons

      Has Hire and fire policy

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Work > Life

      Aug 8, 2021 - Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits are definitely above most companies

      Cons

      No steady leadership and work life balance

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