Barclays Director Reviews

Updated 2 Mar 2021

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3.8
71%
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90%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
104 Ratings
  1. "Fair"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Fair and consistent, good recognition

    Cons

    Work your way up for less pay

  2. "Medium, Nothing Much, Little to say"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior IT Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots, not that much - quite a lot

    Cons

    Few, maybe a few things - don't know really

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  3. "Mixed bag"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Make of it whatever you want, great springboard role

    Cons

    Need to seek client interaction

  4. "Great Culture and competitive mindset"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Managing Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    - great culture - Competitive mindset - Good people

    Cons

    - Pay is slightly lower than market

  5. "Overall good place to work."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance overall.

    Cons

    Has been in constant restructure since 2019, so a lot of uncertainty around roles and responsibilities.

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  6. "Great opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Opportunities to move around and grow accountability, good benefits package, great HQ office, travel opportunities

    Cons

    Politics, politics and more politics! MD-driven priorities was the catchphrase. Directors are dumped on and are relatively poorly compensated.

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  7. "Great company to work for"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Chief Executive Officer in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Work/life balance Company benefits Colleague engagement Variety of work

    Cons

    Opportunity to progress are limited outside London

  8. "Barclays"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits and salary. Variety of career options.

    Cons

    No discounts on products for employees.

  9. "Good company with several growth opportunities"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Director in London, England

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good brand, ability to have a long term career, good pay

    Cons

    Technology needs upgrading, stakeholder management is time consuming and political

  10. "Tier 1 Bank"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Director in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and benefits, good D&I agenda

    Cons

    Too much restructuring, retail banking not in a growth period

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