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Barclays Reviews

Updated 15 January 2019
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  • "Great work culture providing work life balance" (in 658 reviews)

  • "A very positive working environment with nice salary and perks" (in 277 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Process Advisor in Noida
    Current Employee - Process Advisor in Noida
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Best infrastructure than any other offices in noida.

    Cons

    Very bad performance incentives plan.

    Advice to Management

    Kindly increase the incentives in the processes please.

    Barclays Response

    22 Oct 2018 – AVP - HR

    Thank you for taking time out to post your comments. We are committed to ensure our pay practices provide fair and effective rewards for performance to attract, develop and retain the best talent... More


  2. "Great culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Pune
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flat hierarchy, your field to grow

    Cons

    Survival of fittest , strategy change every 6 months

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you are doing

  3. "AVP"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Chennai
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Futuristic bank and employee friendly

    Cons

    Pay is not competitive to others


  4. "Perfect Company to stay and learn for data"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Big Data Architect in Pune
    Current Employee - Big Data Architect in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    1) Learning Curve is really excellent
    2) Good Number of opportunities
    3) In case you feel monotonous with job , there is Internal Job Board through which you can apply for any other role and then you are interviewed for the role and moved internally.
    4) Good Salary

    Cons

    1) Lot of people are from Mahindra Satyam and they follow " U scratch my back I will scratch yours' concept.

    Advice to Management

    1) Fair Rating and Fair Lateral Hiring should be done.
    2) I know people who have been hired just because they were friend or colleague of the current employees.


  5. "One of the best Captive"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Pune
    Current Employee - Senior ETL Developer in Pune
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work life balance
    FBP allows to structure salary and get tax benefit
    Knowledgable crowd on AVP and above level
    Term insurance for self has good cover

    Cons

    Wage raise hit after converting from BTCI to BGSC
    Parental Insurance is very costly
    Additional perk like tie-up with brands should be there

    Advice to Management

    NA


  6. "AVP"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great work culture providing work life balance

    Cons

    There are no real cons here.

    Advice to Management

    Management has a variety of people and understand / listen to subordinates.


  7. "AVP"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Pune
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Employee centric organization that provides good work life balance

    Cons

    Frequent changes in leadership across the bank

    Barclays Response

    9 Jan 2019 – AVP - HR

    Thank you for taking the time out to post your comments. Our leadership teams are committed towards maintaining a strong focus on serving our customers and colleagues and creating opportunities to... More

  8. "A good place to work at"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance
    Decent remuneration
    Cutting edge techs to work on

    Cons

    Slack in management
    Differences in departments


  9. "good"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Process Associate in Pune
    Former Employee - Process Associate in Pune
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good facilites
    opportunities to female candidates
    comfortable office

    Cons

    limited career growth
    lack of internal mobility

    Advice to Management

    do more to incentivise

    Barclays Response

    9 Jan 2019 – AVP - HR

    Thank you for taking the time out to post your comments. We are heavily invested in the learning and development of our colleagues and are committed to be an organization that promotes talent. We are... More


  10. "Good for starting a tech job, but wouldn't recommend"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Pune
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Pune
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    1. Relaxed culture
    2. Trainee program lets you work with different teams - which gives you a fair idea of different work streams

    Cons

    1. Outdated technology
    2. Bureaucratic work
    3. Technology is not given preference over business