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Barclays Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.1 523 reviews

70% Approve of the CEO

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins

Antony Jenkins

(154 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Some good people amidst a sea of people who've checked out; good work life balance (in 50 reviews)

  • Flexible work from home, multiple network of mentors (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • Transfers are very rarely given to help staff in work/life balance unless you are management (in 18 reviews)

  • There have been increased senior management changes in recent years (in 24 reviews)

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    Highly ethical management and very good workl life balance.

    Process Advisor (Former Employee) Chennai

    ProsExcellent Company. Highly ethical management and very good workl life balance.

    ConsI do not have any negative comments on this company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Experience

    Global Technology Intern (Former Employee) Pune

    ProsGood Company, Good Salary, Friendly Colleagues, Nice Environment, Great Location

    ConsLong Interview Process, Limited Growth

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The place, where you will love your job!

    Senior Analyst (Current Employee) Chennai

    ProsGood Management, Good Pay, Good Bonus, Work Life Balance - What more do you need?

    ConsHuman Resources Team could be more proactive and helpful.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    it was a tremendous learning experience in terms of enhancing selling skills, got hand off on excel n working on data.

    Assistant Manager (Current Employee) Mumbai

    Prosbarclays is one of the finest players in financial market

    Consbarclays has seen ups and downs because of UK economy

    Advice to Senior Managementneeds to get more stabilize

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    The experience is awesome and one can have good salary and satisfy their life .I prefer cs to try for it

    Company Secretary (Current Employee) Mumbai

    ProsAs Barclays is a international company one has a good scope in it .The kind of respect given to each individual is really good and one has a proud to work with such international company

    ConsThere are no downsides in such huge international company

    Advice to Senior ManagementEach and every one are given chance to prove oneself

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good

    Human Resources Analyst (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsIt provided me a great global exposure

    ConsThere are no Benefits - health, paid leaves etc.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Various roles: Great company to work for. Real chance of progression.

    Various (Former Employee) Bexleyheath, England (UK)

    ProsFantastic company to work for!
    Real progression opportunities and great way to start a career!
    If it hadn't been for me starting at the bank 4 years ago I wouldn't be where I am today (Mortgage consultant)

    ConsChallenging but very worthwhile, depending on your role some more training would be useful...
    Target driven environment has been disposed of which is a bit of a shame, now the targets are on the backburner....

    Advice to Senior ManagementRemember that you started somewhere once and sometimes someone not hitting target isn't their fault.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good old days

    Buusiness Analyst (Former Employee) Tokyo (Japan)

    Proseveryone is friendly. chat channels and phone book brought easier to find people

    Consdownsizing was shocking and libor issue was very dissapointing to those who worked hard for this firm.

    Advice to Senior Managementbring all the people back.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    loved it

    Call Cedntre Agent (Former Employee) Dartford, England (UK)

    ProsI loved working for Barclays call centre,i worked for over 2 yars and it was friendly and being part of a big team as great

    Consjust making sure we did our jobs to the best of our ability

    Advice to Senior ManagementI have no advice apart from bringing back the call centres to England, people want to talk to people in england

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    awesome

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosamazing place to work, fun environment

    Consnone that i could possibly thing of

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