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Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam
Tidjane Thiam
809 Ratings
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  • "Work-life balance in IT is mixed depending on your group but is generally fine(in 172 reviews)

  • "Long hours and continued firefighting(in 198 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, support for flexible hours,

    Cons

    Hierarchical culture, non collaborative divisions

    Credit Suisse2019-01-14
  2. "AML Compliance"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

      Pros

      Career development is very good

      Cons

      Long working hours are the usual

      Credit Suisse2019-04-07
    • Helpful (1)

      "Was a tough place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

      Pros

      They have been paying ok to top performers

      Cons

      Too much pressure and lack of proffessionalism of managers

      Credit Suisse2019-03-14
    • Helpful (2)

      "A Mixed Experience in IT"

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      Current Employee - Systems Architect in London, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

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

      Pros

      Huge institution with a large variety of roles. Most employees are friendly and engaging. Tends to do things properly in IT (mostly) Influential brand Generally high trust in Employees Flexible working Travel opportunities are available Offices are generally decent but rules are enforced brutally Pay is fair-good. Projects are usually influential Good Manager = Usually good experience Can be a brilliant place...

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      Cons

      Utterly paralysed by processes and fear of change at a cultural level. The simplest thing can take months to achieve. Extremely conservative attitudes to modern technologies. Some managers are manipulative and political. Pay and promotion is driven by tenure rather than competence. There are no exception processes for almost anything. Management training is non-existent so your experience at Credit Suisse is dictated...

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      Advice to Management

      Relax on processes where appropriate. Train managers at a cultural level and provide them with ability to make change so that politics are avoided. Provide IT functions with a degree of independence so that they can innovate. Focus on keeping up with outside technical change. Provide the ability to be agile and flexible with both IT change and employee change. Board should be more focused on employee engagement, innovation...

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      Credit Suisse2019-03-17
    • Helpful (1)

      "IT Ops review"

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      Current Employee - AVP-IT in London, England

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

      Pros

      Benefits, Initiatives, People, Work life balance

      Cons

      Slow career progression, too much restructural changes regularly

      Advice to Management

      Address the morale

      Credit Suisse2019-03-14
    • "Analyst"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

      Pros

      Good money for juniors vs. Better BB banks

      Cons

      Short staffed across teams and no headcounts

      Credit Suisse2019-02-27
    • "good place, but culture needs improving"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Doesn't Recommend
      Neutral Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

      Pros

      - pay and bonus - productivity - good talent

      Cons

      - lack of positive culture -hierarchical - management is not approachable

      Advice to Management

      start thinking of your employees

      Credit Suisse2019-02-28
    • "Poor culture"

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      Former Employee - Vice President Human Resources in London, England
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I worked at Credit Suisse full-time for more than 3 years

      Pros

      Benefits, brand name and global bank

      Cons

      poor HR and management leadership lack of transparency at every level lack of support from manager

      Credit Suisse2019-03-14
    • "Credit suisse"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

        Pros

        Most work colleagues are nice to work with

        Cons

        Poor compensation especially for loyal hard working and successful employees

        Credit Suisse2019-01-19
      • "Cant rate this company"

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          Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
          Doesn't Recommend
          Neutral Outlook
          No Opinion of CEO

          I have been working at Credit Suisse full-time

          Pros

          There are no pros only cons.

          Cons

          The are not equal opportunity employer

          Credit Suisse2019-02-04
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