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Royal Bank of Scotland International Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2019

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3.2
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Royal Bank of Scotland International CEO Ross McEwan
Ross McEwan
43 Ratings
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  • "Career growth depends a lot on netwrking(in 5 reviews)

  • "No onsite opportunities, old technologies, so many approvals even for simple things(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Best company..very employee freindly... management is really good"

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    Former Employee - Business Intelligence Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Employee freindly, good job profile, chill out environment, work life balance, mostly people leave on time at 5 pm

    Cons

    Lowe packages, less vertical movement opportunity

    Advice to Management

    More opportunities and bonus

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2019-02-17
  2. "Learnt a lot but project progress is slow!"

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    Current Employee - Data Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The colleagues and bank values were excellent, well paid, interesting work on occasions.

    Cons

    Project progress was slow, I felt like a very small cog in a huge machine that didn't make a huge impact. Never saw senior management in a year that I worked there.

    Advice to Management

    Make the effort to see your employees!

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2019-07-07
  3. "Dont do it"

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    Former Employee - Commercial Account Manager in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Once an amazing bank to work for

    Cons

    Over worked and under paid,

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the shop floor

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2019-05-19
  4. "Don't care about staff only progress if you brown nose"

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    Former Employee - Customer Advisor in Birmingham, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good crowd of staff, decent pay, good standard of building & equipment & canteen

    Cons

    Management have clicks, lots of unnecessary gossiping, just a number Lots Of redundancies but then move staff leaders across who they want to look after

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff & promote the right people

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2018-09-18
  5. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time

    Pros

    Many opportunities to move around departments for progression and growth

    Cons

    Frequent organisational changes make it difficult to maintain positivity

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2018-02-15
  6. "Not good for future progression"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Options to obtain qualifications Set work pattern and regular hours 5 weeks holiday

    Cons

    Inadequate training Too much pressure on staff Low salary Many redundancies ongoing

    Advice to Management

    Focus on training staff more to deliver better service to customers

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2018-01-23
  7. "Good company"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International

    Pros

    Chance to develop within the company

    Cons

    Internal office politics, some negativity within the office

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2017-09-04
  8. "Great people, not such a great company"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Worked in a few teams in RBS. The people were awesome in every one of them. Work life balance.

    Cons

    As a developer, way too much time is spent on admin and red tape. Company always in the news for the wrong things. Low morale. Constantly downsizing and letting a lot of people go. Technology staff not valued as much as those in front office

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2017-07-31
  9. "Stay away - stay well away - and bank elsewhere"

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    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time

    Pros

    Some good people still work there

    Cons

    Rudderless management Unless you have face to face contact with the public or need to physically lay hands on infrastructure then a UK postcode is a serious disadvantage Left hand doesn't know whet the right hand is doing Morale lower than I have ever experienced I hung on for 2 years waiting for a package - fortunately got one Technology only gets upgraded under threat of sanctions from regulators.

    Advice to Management

    Resign

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2017-05-31
  10. "if you an entrepreneur, don't go here"

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

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland International full-time

    Pros

    hours are relatively flexible so it's not bad on this one.

    Cons

    the change happened very slowly. if you want to see fast change, this is not the place you should stay.

    Advice to Management

    start changing and start changing fast.

    Royal Bank of Scotland International2017-04-27
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