Barclays
3.1 of 5 425 reviews
www.barclays.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Barclays Reviews

Updated Apr 13, 2014
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3.1 425 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Barclays Group CEO Antony Jenkins

Antony Jenkins

(111 ratings)

60% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Some good people amidst a sea of people who've checked out; good work life balance"
    in 38 reviews
  • "Work from home (Looks like pros but in reality it is con :)"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "the work environment is not supportive and very stressful, no work life balance"
    in 12 reviews
  • "senior management tend to lack experience in the department they manage"
    in 19 reviews
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An employer to avoid

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Barclays

ProsOne thing good about barclays is the salary which is offered. They are one of the better paymasters in the market.

Consvery random and frequent changes in organisation structure and strategy
the work environment is not supportive and very stressful, no work life balance

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good place to work & learn

Associate (Current Employee)
Chennai

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

Prosgood paymaster & work Quality

Consterrible working hours..problem with work life balance

Advice to Senior Managementplease make workings hours are more employee friendly

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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There are not much technology exposure, Being an captive unit work culture is neutral.

Tech Lead (Current Employee)
Pune

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

ProsGood salaries, Flexibility in work.

ConsLot of internal politics, You cant switch jobs internally.

Advice to Senior ManagementThey should not be self oriented.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good Experience

Analyst (Former Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsOpportunities are given if you work well

ConsPay not that great compared to market

Advice to Senior ManagementSet clear goals for employees

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banking with technology

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Barclays

Prosgood for fresher in short term

ConsHR is the most inefficient part of organization

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Manager (Current Employee)
Noida

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

ProsBarclays Values driven by the CEO himself

ConsNone that i can think of as of now

Advice to Senior Managementlook at promoting right set of people nd not just people based on tenure

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Barclays Technology Center Pune

Analyst (Current Employee)
Pune

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

Pros1. Nice salary levels for a location like Pune
2. Good Infrastructure

Cons1. No work life balance
2. Salary on offer is not the same as what is on the payslip.
3. HR Management is almost non-existent here and they have no empathy towards the employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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It was a wonderful and rewarding experiebce

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Barclays

ProsIt really depends on team to team and manager to manager but in my case it provided me to think independently and take decisions indepently.

ConsAt times it looks too bureaucratic. They should provide more internal opportunities for employees being laid off.

Advice to Senior ManagementTo be more people centric. To be more sensitive towards emp being impacted by layoffs especially the HR guys!!!!!

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I worked with Barclays Bank PLC India for 3 months

Acquisition Relationship Manager (Former Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsThe best part of working with Barclays Bank PLC was
1. Work Culture
2. Support from Senior Management

ConsI served very little time in Barclays Bank PLC

Advice to Senior ManagementNone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Worked in Barclays for more than 5 years

Test Lead (Current Employee)
Pune

I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

ProsGood salary hikes,
Good compensation
Work -life balance
Good place to work for ladies!

ConsNo career opportunities (at least I didnt find any)
no transparency in the PD process.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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