Barclays Reviews

Updated 27 September 2014
Updated 27 September 2014
568 Reviews
3.0
568 Reviews
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Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins
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Pros
  • Some good people amidst a sea of people who've checked out; good work life balance (in 56 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 25 reviews)

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  1.  

    gr8 work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Delhi
    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    This is about Prague (Czech Republic) development office of BarCap. Once you get passed the 3rd party recruiter company, where the initial process might be very different, BarCap inverview and hiring process is quite established - everything is happening fast enough, always as agreed with the applicant and on purpose

    Cons

    nonearCap is usually requiring prooven experience in certain technologies, like SQL/T-SQL, multithreading, etc. and they are seriously asking about it on interviews and are canceling appli

  2.  

    PLSQL Developer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Excellent company, fabulous work environment

    Cons

    Excellent company, fabulous work environment

  3.  

    Highly ethical management and very good workl life balance.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Process Advisor  in  Chennai
    Former Employee - Process Advisor in Chennai

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    I do not have any negative comments on this company.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Global Technology Intern  in  Pune
    Former Employee - Global Technology Intern in Pune

    I worked at Barclays as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Long Interview Process, Limited Growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    The place, where you will love your job!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Chennai

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Human Resources Team could be more proactive and helpful.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Mumbai

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    barclays is one of the finest players in financial market

    Cons

    barclays has seen ups and downs because of UK economy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    needs to get more stabilize

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Company Secretary  in  Mumbai
    Current Employee - Company Secretary in Mumbai

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    As 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

    Cons

    There are no downsides in such huge international company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Each and every one are given chance to prove oneself

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great people, great place to work

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President  in  Prague (Czech Republic)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Prague (Czech Republic)

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Really friendly and intelligent people to work with and learn from
    Good communication with senior management
    Great office environment, innovative, modern, and relaxed
    Ability to implement your own ideas
    International company
    Good work/life balance
    Ability to develop your skills, knowledge, and career
    Flexible work arrangements are possible

    Cons

    Global processes don't always work locally and can be hard to change
    Training is good, but there isn't enough of it
    Decision making can take too long

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest more money in training
    Make decisions faster

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good company, Good place to start career

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Barclays as an intern

    Pros

    Good place to start career

    Cons

    Recently Budget cut, lower bonus.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Fantastic

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager
    Former Employee - Branch Manager

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    If you have potential be assured that you will be promoted. Great leadership team who nurture you to become the best.

    Cons

    Changing culture has made it difficult to some staff. No consistent follow through.Salary range is terrible. Feel very underpaid and therefore overworked.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change salary Structure. Make better policies for performance.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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