Barclays Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Jan 24, 2021

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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
3,554 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
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Good place to work

      Jan 12, 2021 - Mortgage Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits good work life balance

      Cons

      None as long as you get the work done

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      Jan 24, 2021 - Chief Executive Officer in Glasgow, Scotland, Scotland
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work/life balance Company benefits Colleague engagement Variety of work

      Cons

      Opportunity to progress are limited outside London

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company to work for

      Jan 20, 2021 - AVP-IT in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company, nice People, good work life balance

      Cons

      Lack of structure in the teams

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Suitable for fresh graduate

      Jan 18, 2021 - Software Engineer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance, a lot of support from the company and team

      Cons

      A lot of seniors leaving the company, could not hold talents in the company

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great team culture and work life balance

      Jan 14, 2021 - Internal Auditor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great team culture and work life balance

      Cons

      Lack of transparency at times in internal opportunities.

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Recommend to everyone

      Jan 14, 2021 - AVP-IT in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great exposure. Nice perks Work Life balance

      Cons

      All legacy systems & old technology to work

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    8. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company to work and grow in

      Jan 14, 2021 - Junior Project Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work Life Balance highly promoted

      Cons

      Benefits not as good as its direct competitors

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company

      Jan 12, 2021 - Mortgage Advisor in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work life balance Great leadership

      Cons

      None to note to date

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    10. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good work life balance

      Jan 10, 2021 - Finance Graduate Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work-life balance and nice culture

      Cons

      3 years programme is too long

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    11. 4.0