Standard Life Aberdeen Employee Reviews about "career progression"

Updated 25 Jan 2020

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  • "Great people, with a shared work ethic and real sense of ambition(in 27 reviews)

  • "Good benefits, eg great maternity(in 26 reviews)

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  1. "Challenging past two years but feel positive momentum ahead"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ESG Analyst in Edinburgh, Scotland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people and culture with now a vision for the future

    Cons

    Little career progression available for talented individuals

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  2. "Great company!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Apprentice 

    I have been working at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time

    Pros

    Really nice people and fairly decent work life balance

    Cons

    Going through many structural and departmental changes which may cloud career progression


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    "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good salary & benefits Good working environment

    Cons

    Limited career progression opportunities Constant cost cutting & re-organisation

  4. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Operations Analyst 

    I have been working at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good place to work, good company

    Cons

    not much career progression opportunities

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Lack of strategy"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Constantly changing through mergers and acquisitions gives potential opportunities to move internally and build new teams

    Cons

    Constantly changing through mergers and acquisitions means chaotic management Lack of career progression

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    "Graduate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Standard Life Aberdeen full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good exposure to senior management, good development opportunities, friendly environment and good people to work with, reasonable starting salary and benefits package

    Cons

    Not amazing salary or career progression post-graduate programme, some support lacking for development and progression, recognition of experience over talent and skill

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  7. "Communications"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Standard Life Aberdeen

    Pros

    Good place to work - Standard Life

    Cons

    Not much career progression available

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