Barclays Employee Reviews about "senior management"

Updated 21 Jan 2021

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

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Portfolio Manager in London, England

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Talented individuals Great resources Build a good network

    Cons

    Slow to implement change Subject to senior management churn cycle

  2. "Culture has changed"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Payment Specialist in Northwich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits Career progression Good salary, although see below comment.

    Cons

    Changes in senior management has trickled down to middle management, only interested in good stats. Salaries are different across the board for the same grade. Used to be a great place to work, now it's like you are just a number.

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  3. "Intern"

    5.0
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in London, England

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Everyone's very friendly and helpful. Senior management will always make time for you and give you good advice

    Cons

    You can sometimes feel like a small fish in a very large pond

  4. "Good work-life balance but overly political"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good brand, god culture, diverse

    Cons

    Senior management are not clued up and the business is being challenged

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  5. "true empoweremnt but high turnover at senior leadership"

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

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

    Pros

    great opportunity to take an idea into a product. however, with the high turnover at senior leadership there is a constant reducation of products and services and less time focused on building succesful business units

    Cons

    reduce senior management turnover rate. No point hiring if they will only stay for 6 months!

  6. "Not what it used to be"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good technology and annual salary with a healthy benefits package

    Cons

    Senior management and middle management communication

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  7. "Alright but could be better"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Assistant Vice President in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Relaxed, can avoid long hours, good benefits

    Cons

    Limited propmotion and internal mobility opportunities, senior management are reactive rather than proactive, lags behind the American banks

  8. "Big name"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analytics Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big name Opportunities Work life balance Bonus Nice office

    Cons

    Overlap of roles Bureaucracy Bad senior management Average salaries Average people

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Premier Relationship Manager in Birmingham, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work with colleagues really coming together and feel part of a team even whilst working with colleagues across the whole bank.

    Cons

    Sometimes the senior management targets set are not achievable and can cause morale to decease.

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  10. "Opportunities for long careers"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Varied roles, engaged senior management

    Cons

    Large company challenges with bureaucracy etc..

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