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Société Générale Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2020

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3.0
56%
Recommend to a Friend
54%
Approve of CEO
Société Générale Chairman and CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
54 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance for Female candidates(in 547 reviews)

  • "Salaire Avantageux et horaires de travail accommodants(in 161 reviews)

Cons
  • "Aucun bon rythme de travail surtout pour les jeunes (et ceux qui ont des enfants)(in 84 reviews)

  • "(in 73 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. Featured Review

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great perks, salary, life balance

    Cons

    Cant say any cons about working here

    Société Générale2020-01-08
  2. "A Good Bank to Work at"

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    Current Employee - Vice President - Cyber in London, England
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You’re entrusted with responsibility from day one.

    Cons

    If you have a good manager, it’s all good.

    Advice to Management

    You

    Société Générale2019-11-25
  3. "Good work life balance but communication lacking"

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    Former Employee - Financial Reporting Accountant in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Rigid hierarchical structure and lack of communication of the department's mission or objectives beyond the senior management level.

    Société Générale2020-01-17
  4. "I enjoyed my time"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in London, England

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - very experienced friendly colleagues - environment pushes you to improve your skills

    Cons

    - long hours - stressful atmosphere

    Société Générale2020-01-07
  5. "First experience as a Financial Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Financial Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smart people and strong team spirit.

    Cons

    Business is slightly but surely decreasing, accross many businesses. Management choices hard to understand sometimes.

    Société Générale2020-01-07
  6. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Client Support Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    There are opportunities to progress in there

    Cons

    You need a good network Big company, any decision takes ages

    Société Générale2019-12-18
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Avoid!!!"

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    Former Employee - Trainee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good location Decent salary for doing nothing

    Cons

    Boring work Vast majority are paid to do nothing No career development Below market rate salary

    Advice to Management

    Restructuring needed severely

    Société Générale2019-12-10
  8. "Project Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent Salary, New Building coming up

    Cons

    Struggling competition wise (under sever Budget cuts plan) hence atmosphere is heavy. Not full of positivity at the moment

    Société Générale2019-10-29
  9. "Just ok"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, nice people

    Cons

    There's no career development and poor bonuses

    Société Générale2019-10-26
  10. "Fx sales review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good team environment , good people

    Cons

    It’s definitely struggling to compete

    Advice to Management

    Get the people at more junior levelss more invoved

    Société Générale2019-10-07
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