Royal Bank of Scotland Reviews

Updated 28 October 2014
Updated 28 October 2014
738 Reviews
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Pros
  • Work-life balance is fair and constant monitoring of your growth as an individual here (in 186 reviews)

  • I found the work environment to be very friendly and encouraging (in 41 reviews)


Cons
  • Work life balance is pathetic for some departments (in 18 reviews)

  • Commute, Poorly managed areas and senior management constantly change gears (in 29 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great work life balance but no career growth

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    Former Employee - Software Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Software Designer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, great workplace, best work life balance

    Cons

    No career growth, less technical work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of making favorites focus on people who work toward organization growth

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    it was great working. learning graph was great at royal bank of scotland. thats y i stayed there for three years

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    time-off policies, persona growth, compensation, friendly environment, people, leaning curve and everthing else is also great with royal bank of scotland

    Cons

    training, beneifts, work life balance, and many other things

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    PMO Manager

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    Former Employee - PMO Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - PMO Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Friendly colleagues. Relaxed working environment

    Cons

    Lack of leadership. Little vision of true management skills.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employ professional leaders that know how to manage programmes

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    Big global organisation

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Supporting colleagues, various opportunities for internal transfer

    Cons

    Slow system and high numbers of management layers

  6.  

    great work culture,but low salary

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    work culture and work life balance is superb

    Cons

    low salary and slow career growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    pay as per industry standard

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Good pay but usual Captive stuff, hard to digest

    Current Employee - Analyst in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good leaves, leave encashment, very lazy environment

    Cons

    restricted growth opportunities, no onsite opportunities

    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Great, resilient people

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    Former Employee - Senior Audit Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Senior Audit Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Filled with great and resilient people trying to sort out the world's greatest mess

    Cons

    Too much politics, and your friends hate you for working there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make this a good place to work again

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Great but not without faults

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    Current Employee - Settlement Analyst in Taylorsville, UT (US)
    Current Employee - Settlement Analyst in Taylorsville, UT (US)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great work life balance and great work atmosphere.

    Cons

    No compensation or bonuses and not a lot of room for growth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    nice work culture

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    Current Employee - Associate in Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    tension free job, good culture

    Cons

    less growth, low pay compared to its peers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    change policies to initiate a wave of motivation towards the existing employees

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    good company to start after graduation

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at Royal Bank of Scotland full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    for fresh graduates its a good experience, salary is as per the industry standards, crowd is good

    Cons

    for post graduates, nothing much to learn, lot of office politics, after a while work will become monotnous

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