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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated 19 November 2014
Updated 19 November 2014
1,265 Reviews
3.2
1,265 Reviews
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Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain
327 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 109 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 69 reviews)


Cons
  • No work life balance; morale could go down at times (in 45 reviews)

  • a culture of long hours where they aren't required (in 61 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Vice President

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England
    Current Employee - Vice President in London, England

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Global footprint and diversity of business

    Cons

    Slow promotion process and can be top heavy

  2.  

    Could be better

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate - Middle Office in London, England
    Current Employee - Associate - Middle Office in London, England

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    You can take a way a lot of good things networking with people around you.

    Cons

    Management has little incentive in making you grow in the company or in trying to lead and motivate you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should be looking more after its own employees instead of working under the model" I don't need to talk to you unless I hear there is a problem".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    It was great experience

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    it is a global and diverse place to work in.

    Cons

    No cons, maybe there should be more taking in the percentage of the recruitment

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good work environment with energetic and professional colleagues

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    Former Employee - Financial Services in Birmingham, England
    Former Employee - Financial Services in Birmingham, England

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent fellow staff; very well positioned site in the centre of Birmingham; good social life associated with work and the site managers made an effort to maintain the energy levels of the staff

    Cons

    Treated too much like an external service provider to London by some of the senior managers in the bank, and not like part of the same company. Too many senior managers in DB looking to blame others for major projects not being delivered rather than look for solutions.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None for Birmingham Management; but London Managers could learn to work more collaboratively with the very talented staff they have in Birmingham.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Not a bad place to work - has its ups and downs

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst in London, England
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in London, England

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work ethic/culture here.

    Cons

    Been lots of org changes, but I think the worst is over. 2014+ looks bright.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good people

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England
    Former Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    High capable individuals to work with. Professional get the job done attitude

    Cons

    Org structure is changing all the time.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Change management can be better

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

    good stepping stone

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank

    Pros

    people are helpful, good working environment and exposure.

    Cons

    limited opportunities to move into a front office role.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Review of Trading role at Deutsche Bank

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    The work in credit trading is quite interesting. In structured products, you will face new challenges and the product offering to the client, hedging strategy will need to be customized and brainstormed time to time.
    Flow trading will require being thorough with the markets and need developing intelligent views on the market. One needs to be smart and proactive in hedging and rebalancing the book which is where you can make the difference to meet your year-end targets.

    Cons

    Increasing regulatory prudence, increased capital requirements, limited risk appetite which limits the opportunites for the banks.
    Hence I have a neutral outlook for future for the investment banking.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Extremely unbearable recruitment as a world known company

    Former Employee - Inhouse Consulting Junior Consultant in London, England
    Former Employee - Inhouse Consulting Junior Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Nice working place in city London

    Cons

    This company withdrew the offer after:
    1. formal congrats email from the head
    2. asking for personal information e.g. passport, home address, sending confidential material of the company (benefits etc.)
    3. confirmation to the candidates that they can reject all other offers, and they did

    Because HR asked the salary provided by another company that offered me a position, once I knew about it, I told the HR in an email. This became the reason why they decided to withdraw the offer. "Your words about salary are against our values". No official letter or explanation. HR and the business unit worked totally separately with no coherence.

    From my point of view, this bank, and its in-house consulting unit, do not know about their own values and how to carry them on.

    Doesn't Recommend
  11. 4 people found this helpful  

    Too much change, too little leadership

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Tier 1 Bank
    Good people
    OK Compensation

    Cons

    Too much change at senior management level
    Too much politics
    Promotions based on talking ability not outcomes

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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