Barclays New York City, NY Reviews

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
181 Ratings
  1. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Culture and values, challenging work, diversity & inclusion

    Cons

    None readily come to mind.

  2. "Good to be in FinTech"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Whippany, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Company, values employee and good people

    Cons

    Senior management is moving roles to offshore in Barclaycardus. Please don't interview in BarclaycardUS.


  3. "Good"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - AVP-Finance in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Hours pretty good. Good office environment

    Cons

    Pay not so great. Bonuses commensurate with banks performance

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  4. "Great Place to Start Career"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Investment Banking Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    People who genuinely care about junior bankers, interesting work, great team culture

    Cons

    Typical pitfalls of large corporation, difficult work life balance

  5. "Teamwork"

    5.0
    Current Employee - AVP-Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Growth, salary, projects, location, time

    Cons

    Vibe, hours, environment, silo, promotion

  6. "Excellent firm to work for"

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

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

    Pros

    Team collaboration and cross functional team work

    Cons

    silos in certain business segments

  7. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great place to be with people

    Cons

    Nothing I can think of

  8. "Good work-life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Quantitative Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall a good place to work. Less aggressive environment compared to similar investment banks.

    Cons

    Somewhat bureaucratic. Takes a while to make progress.

  9. "Stable Company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Researcher in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Big bank with a lot of resources and stable work environment

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunity depending on the team. Downside is limited but so is upside for non-trading roles.

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  10. "Cheap"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits, but not as good as other similar firms

    Cons

    Lower than average salary (similar companies)

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