Barclays Reviews

Updated Sep 24, 2021

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4.0
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
3,163 Ratings
Pros
  • "work life balance is maintained(in 1110 reviews)

  • "Initiatives for flexible working arrangement and quick reaction to the current pandemic(in 391 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long hours and the company is undergoing changes due to competition / pressure(in 344 reviews)

  • "Senior management is moving roles to offshore in Barclaycardus(in 213 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Sep 23, 2021 - Helpdesk Team Leader 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good pay, good office, opportunities to progress

      Cons

      You may need to put in extra hours from time to time depending on what role you do.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Sep 24, 2021 - Customer Outcome Associate in Wavertree, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Generally good and encouraging environment

      Cons

      Underpaid for what the job entails

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best Bank

      Sep 22, 2021 - Business Development Manager in Reading, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work at

      Cons

      Needing to move with the digital age

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      Sep 22, 2021 - Community Banker - Essential Banking in Northampton, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good bonus, pay rise, benefits and healthcare

      Cons

      Can be stressful at times

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Mixed as an employer

      Sep 22, 2021 - Head of Department in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Big company with global presence Reasonable package, good benefits and excellent pension

      Cons

      Very focused on core activities Lip service to "values" when they suit the company

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good salary for contact centre

      Sep 20, 2021 - Personal Banker in Sunderland, North East England, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      As expected for a large corporation you get a good salary and benefits

      Cons

      Limited Progression opportunities available, contact centre politics.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great new working patterns (40% of time in office)

      Sep 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great new working patterns (40% of time in office)

      Cons

      No staff discount on mortgages (as it would be taxable as a benefit in kind)

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Customer targeting manager

      Sep 18, 2021 - Customer Targeting Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work-life balance HR policies are good for new parents Good Health insurance

      Cons

      low salary not an innovative place like most of the banks

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Development

      Sep 18, 2021 - Colleague Engagement Manager in Northampton, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Consistent training and development opportunities available.

      Cons

      Northampton site slightly out of date but investment coming soon.

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good work life balance

      Sep 17, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people that you can learn from and people are happy to help

      Cons

      Slow to make decision to action

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