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Barclays Reviews

Updated Dec 14, 2019

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3.8
76%
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83%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
1,659 Ratings
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  1. Featured Review
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    "Upwards company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work and life balance is good.

    Cons

    Be in the right place at the right time

    Advice to Management

    Glasgow is central to the growth of Barclays

    Barclays2019-10-09
  2. "Apprentice review"

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    Current Employee - Finance Apprentice in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work life balance Pay Location is very good

    Cons

    IT issues For me I have a long commute

    Barclays2019-11-15
  3. "Focus on tech"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Manchester, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Location is very handy and a relaxing site

    Cons

    Hierarchy in Investment Bank causes unnecessary politics

    Barclays2019-12-14
  4. "Good place to grow a career"

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    Current Employee - Managing 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, meritocratic, collegiate, team oriented

    Cons

    IT systems need an overhaul

    Barclays2019-12-12
  5. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - IDM Analyst in Knutsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The tpeople, ability to work from home

    Cons

    For me none, all is good

    Advice to Management

    All is good with management

    Barclays2019-12-11
  6. "Programme manager"

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    Current Employee - Vice President in Knutsford, England

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

    Pros

    Excellent work environment and culture

    Cons

    Long hours, delivery pressure and finding cenges

    Barclays2019-12-10
  7. "Great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects, great people, great technology

    Cons

    deadlines can be very tight many times

    Barclays2019-12-10
  8. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - IT Director in Knutsford, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, innovation and great people

    Cons

    Politics, change or org every 2 years

    Barclays2019-12-10
  9. "Challenging environment that allows you to explore and solve completely new problems"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President Data Scientist in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture Wide breadth of problems to solve

    Cons

    Bureaucracy can slow down progress Siloed working

    Barclays2019-12-10
  10. "Excellent Employer"

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    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President Test Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent inclusive company to work for with great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Slow at up taking new technology and giving importance to retaining talented, skilled and experienced staff

    Advice to Management

    Another Corporate giant who thinks cutting costs is more important than quality and integrity.

    Barclays2019-12-09
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