Barclays Bristol Reviews

Updated 25 Feb 2021

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3.3
53%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
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  1. "Nice work environment"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Bristol, England

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

    Pros

    nice people, not stressful, easy work

    Cons

    not well paid, a little boring

  2. "Generally, a good employer"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Moment Banker in Bristol, England

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

    Pros

    Diverse set of colleagues, every day is different

    Cons

    Internal mobility could be better


  3. "Experience really depends on the branch"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Essential Banker in Bristol, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    -You have to interact with a lot of different people every day, so it's great if you're a people person -Great for customer service experience

    Cons

    -You have to interact with a lot of different people every day, so it's not great if you're not a people person -You need a thick skin. You often get blamed by customers for things that are completely out of your control. It all depends how you deal with things from there. -Not everyone pulls their weight

  4. "A friendly firm"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Supportive environment and career growth

    Cons

    Very pressuring environment and long hours

  5. "Good benefits"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Community Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Good benefits and perks from partners

    Cons

    Their focus on letting you move

  6. "Very Good First Job"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Community Banker - Essential Banking in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friends and New skills Values

    Cons

    not much Oppourtunity and Saturdays

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  7. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Business Analyst in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Great opportunities to progress within the company.

    Cons

    Salaries are not the best.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Get ready to sell your soul...."

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    you get a nice car...

    Cons

    unachievable targets bullied by management encouraged to do corrupt actions to meet unachievable targets aggressive, sexist harassment allowed to take place by senior management by those meeting targets. No development within the role Chance of achieving any bonus is so slim Expected to answer emails/phone any time of day or night Made to feel guilty taking holiday/ time off if ill

  9. "Would recommend although be prepared to work hard!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Relationship Support Manager in Bristol, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employer Working conditions very good I have enjoyed it

    Cons

    Unless you go to a part of the business that is performing well or has a good portfolio, there may be the chance in future of lay offs or redundancies Want your pound of flesh and no room for people who do not perform and progress Very competitive and hard targets

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