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Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated 22 September 2014
Updated 22 September 2014
711 Reviews
3.1
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Royal Bank of Scotland Group Chief Executive Ross McEwan
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is fair and constant monitoring of your growth as an individual here (in 178 reviews)

  • Nice work environment at Stamford CT, state of the art building and work spaces (in 37 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is pathetic for some departments (in 17 reviews)

  • Commute, Poorly managed areas and senior management constantly change gears (in 28 reviews)

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  1.  

    Good pay but usual Captive stuff, hard to digest

    Current Employee - Analyst  in  Chennai
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chennai

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland for more than a year

    Pros

    Good leaves, leave encashment, very lazy environment

    Cons

    restricted growth opportunities, no onsite opportunities

    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    nice work culture

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Delhi
    Current Employee - Associate in Delhi

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    tension free job, good culture

    Cons

    less growth, low pay compared to its peers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change policies to initiate a wave of motivation towards the existing employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    good company to start after graduation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    for fresh graduates its a good experience, salary is as per the industry standards, crowd is good

    Cons

    for post graduates, nothing much to learn, lot of office politics, after a while work will become monotnous

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  5.  

    Good work life balance, very employe friendly

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    1)Excellent work life balance.
    2)Good exposure to London teams.
    3)Technical learning while interacting with experienced and skilled developers in London
    4)Good compensation
    If you want to get married ,settle down and start a family, this is the company for you.

    Cons

    1)Work is not good and that's why Technical and domain learning while you work is not there.
    2)There are times when you are sitting ideal without doing anything.
    3)Sometimes you will feel you are paid for nothing.
    4)All the critical and good development work is assigned to London dev. The crap work i.e. left is send to India

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Talk to London managers and bring some good work to India

  6.  

    Ok place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    free food, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy, .

  7.  

    Great work-life balance!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Designer  in  Chennai
    Former Employee - Software Designer in Chennai

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance
    salary
    perks like free food, free transportation, excellent insurance

    Cons

    Lack of clarity in vision from higher management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on specific goals

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Great Learning Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland

    Pros

    Work-Life Balance is very good.

    Cons

    Policy about promotion is not attractive

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    This is my first job, the overall experience is good.

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  New Delhi
    Current Employee - Associate in New Delhi

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance, proper training are provided to freshers, focuses on employee training and development, friendly and supportive seniors.

    Cons

    pay and benifits, negligible rewards and recognition.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should focus on rewarding an employee who does an exceptional job and also try to retain the employees who have a great track record in the past.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    6 months in RBS

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The only valid reason is Salary increment (for those who are less paid initially in their jobs), and a good brand name (at least the market have that impression)

    Cons

    No work life balance; limited growth opportunity, too many levels of hierarchy. The bonus and hikes are minimal and on the lower side of the industry average

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please be more transparent

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11.  

    ok

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time

    Pros

    thr wlb is good enough

    Cons

    role clarity is not there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    proactive planning n decision making

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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