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Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated Jul 29, 2014
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3.4 1,128 reviews

76% Approve of the CEO

Deutsche Bank Co-Chairmen & CEO Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain

Jürgen Fitschen & Anshu Jain

(271 ratings)

68% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work-life balance and a global footprint help one explore the corners of the world (in 104 reviews)

  • Change is the only constant - a highly dynamic work environment (in 62 reviews)


Cons
  • The work life balance is crap and if you want to transfer between teams forget it (in 41 reviews)

  • It's very much a grind and long hours and can get quite confrontational (in 45 reviews)

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    Well paid ,but no life

    Head of IT Development Unit (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsPays very well at top level

    ConsNo work life balance, managed quarter by quarter

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet management who truly believe the values

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Capable yes, mature no

    Director (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsGood people with a can do approach despite the cons. Should you choose a job, choose wisely and ask the difficult questions before diving in.

    ConsLack of coordination, very siloed organisation, processes are lacking and consistency suffers as a result. Could be so impressive...but lacking true leadership.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate and be leaders

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Place to get good exposure

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat projects, great exposure, employees friendly

    Conslong working hours in some projects but too complex processes

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    good

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThere is a skilled and professional work force and a pride in the quality of work. Continuity through contract staff as much as perm

    ConsBureaucracy is stifling, seems to take a long time for people to make decisions if they ever do.

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    Good company and work life balance

    Assistant Vice President - Technology (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsWorked in IT as project manager. Work is relatively not stressful and allow for good work life balance.

    ConsWork may not be too challenging and becomes boring after a year or two. Not much career progression especially in the middle to back office.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow for more structured global mobility for employees who want to move into other areas.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Most exclusive springweek of the industry and overall a Pretty good programme for those who want to know what IB is like

    Springweek Intern (Former Employee) London, England

    ProsGood organisation, friendly recruiters, plenty of networking, was at a very friendly desk

    ConsAlmost no social events for the interns

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Challenging but rewarding

    Head of Sales Reporting (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsGood environment to work in

    ConsSystems and processes are not aligned

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    No scope for career advancement

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFriendly colleagues.
    Acceptable starting salary.
    Good benefits and bonus.
    Use the company for experiance and look to move on.

    ConsPromotion rules set by HR are too tough.
    Lack of career mobility or advancement.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPick people based on talent and experiance, and not your favourites.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very low pay, no flex, long hours

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Birmingham, England

    ProsGood to start your career

    ConsLong hours, low pay, promo criteria change every year.

    Advice to Senior ManagementAllow flexi time to compensate for overtime

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Hard work

    Category Manager (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsRewarding if you are prepared to work hard

    ConsDemanding and relentless work ethic required

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognise good workers more often

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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