Barclays Reviews

Updated 12 Jul 2020

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Dynamic working"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Director Risk in London, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Autonomous, progressive leadership, dynamic working

    Cons

    Intense work culture, high expectations

    Barclays Response

    May 6, 2020Head of Resourcing

    Thanks for your review. Our dynamic working has certainly been of benefit to our colleagues in these challenging times. We have 70,000 colleagues staying safe at home at the moment so I really hope you are one of them.

  2. "Great work life balance in internal audit"

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

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

    Pros

    work life balance, great pay

    Cons

    might be hard to progress

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  3. "I enjoyed it"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Had an opportunity to work with good people

    Cons

    There was none for me personally

  4. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Designer in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Well looked after as a an employee

    Cons

    Normal problems with large organizations. A lot of legacy tech and slow pace

  5. "Can be hectic"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Mortgage Specialist in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can get lots of insights -

    Cons

    work pressure is too much to deal - demanding clients and stakeholders

  6. "Very good company with great benefits and flexible working"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - VP-Technology in Poole, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Really flexible working and this is promoted by top management Diversity at work Good training opportunities Good opportunities to grow your career internally. Great global brand, which gives you a chance to work with different cultures.

    Cons

    Laptops have some much security stuff built in such that it can take 20 minutes to boot up. This really needs improvement.

  7. "FD"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Finance Director in London, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Culture Work life balance Strategy Location

    Cons

    Changes in management too frequent

  8. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Moment Banker in Birmingham, England

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Very good company to work for

    Cons

    I don’t have any cons

  9. "Great Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Stoke-on-Trent, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for.

    Cons

    None of any importance, as of yet.

  10. "Great Place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    decent work life balance as the firm is gradually investing in its IT infrastructure

    Cons

    Pay may not be the highest in the market

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