Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated 28 October 2014
Updated 28 October 2014
738 Reviews
3.1
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work-life balance is fair and constant monitoring of your growth as an individual here (in 186 reviews)

  • I found the work environment to be very friendly and encouraging (in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is pathetic for some departments (in 18 reviews)

  • Commute, Poorly managed areas and senior management constantly change gears (in 29 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great work life balance but no career growth

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    Former Employee - Software Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Software Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, great workplace, best work life balance

    Cons

    No career growth, less technical work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of making favorites focus on people who work toward organization growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    it was great working. learning graph was great at royal bank of scotland. thats y i stayed there for three years

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    time-off policies, persona growth, compensation, friendly environment, people, leaning curve and everthing else is also great with royal bank of scotland

    Cons

    training, beneifts, work life balance, and many other things

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    great work culture,but low salary

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi
    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work culture and work life balance is superb

    Cons

    low salary and slow career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay as per industry standard

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    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 (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good leaves, leave encashment, very lazy environment

    Cons

    restricted growth opportunities, no onsite opportunities

    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    nice work culture

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    Current Employee - Associate in Delhi
    Current Employee - Associate in Delhi

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (less than an 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
  7.  

    good company to start after graduation

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than an 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

  8.  

    Good work life balance, very employe friendly

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    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 (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

  9.  

    Ok place to work

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    Current Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    free food, good work life balance.

    Cons

    Lot of bureaucracy, .

  10.  

    Great work-life balance!

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    Former Employee - Software Designer in Chennai
    Former Employee - Software Designer in Chennai

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (less than an 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
  11.  

    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

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