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Former Employee - Intern  in  New York, NY (US)
Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY (US)

I worked at Barclays as an intern for less than a year

Pros

learnt a lot about the industy

Cons

Cant seem to think of any at the moment

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Cant seem to think of any at the moment

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Hostile Work Environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Some good people around. Compensation on higher side

    Cons

    No Growth Opportunity unless you become the "Yes Boss"

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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    Stagnant environment but good benefits

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    The salary and benefits offered are very generous and are very easily accessible to all levels. Internal promotion is relatively simple at lower skill levels and this quickly corresponds to increased wages.

    Cons

    Very slow at change and innovation, the company is very behind in terms of IT systems, banking systems and more importantly at attitude towards the customer. There is a very imminent presence of Senior level slogans that do not materialise in employee eyes. Operations are too widely dispersed, approaching diseconomies of scale.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Instead of promoting meaningless slogans seek to get it right for the customer, this will bring you most business. Change the focus away from cost reduction but more towards revenue maximisation - by definition this is more expansive and will prevent losing skilled employees and outsourcing operations that should be domestic.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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