Deutsche Bank Reviews

Updated 6 Jul 2020

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3.5
64%
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Deutsche Bank Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing
Christian Sewing
577 Ratings
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  • "Long hours, sometimes don’t listen; no transparency in bonus allocation(in 203 reviews)

  • "To much of favouritism and no work life balance(in 174 reviews)

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  1. "Great place if you work hard"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President - Technology in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Talent and hard work is recognised - Generally less hierarchical than other European and American banks - Good pay and benefits

    Cons

    - Lots of organisational politics makes it harder to get work done - Too many lazy people - Firm has been struggling for the last decade

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  2. "Decent"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Client Services Account Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good people, generous pay and nice working environment

    Cons

    Unorganised and fairly laissez-faire. A laid back attitude.

  3. "Good Bank overall"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - PMO in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Treat their staff well, overall a great place to work

    Cons

    1 very negative management experience

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  4. "Not a great place to work."

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Compliance Advisor in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a big organisation and once you have worked there, it is easy to get a similar job somewhere else.

    Cons

    Very cut-throat, "every man for himself" culture.

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  5. "Not as good as it used to be"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in London, England

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice offices, good benefits and interesting projects.

    Cons

    Still recovering from the 2008/9 crisis and a number of subsequent issues/fines etc

  6. "Great benefits"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Specialist 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great diverse workforce, amazing technology, good benefits

    Cons

    Lack of progression/promotion, regular concern over job security

  7. "Exotic trade review analyst"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst 

    I worked at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    flexible working and good atmosphere

    Cons

    quite rigid in the promotions structure, so going in at a low level it is hard to be promoted

  8. "It’s all about relationships"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good work life balance

    Cons

    Bad systems, inefficient management, unpleasant culture

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  9. "A good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Director in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Deutsche Bank full-time

    Pros

    Highly experienced and professional staff Competitive pay

    Cons

    Cost cutting Historical lack of investment in technology

  10. "Experience depends on team"

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

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

    Pros

    Some teams are great and push you to be your best

    Cons

    Internal bureaucracy slows things down and some decisions are counter productive

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