Société Générale Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2021

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3.7
72%
Recommend to a Friend
78%
Approve of CEO
Société Générale Chairman and CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
1,370 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work/life balance - good benefits(in 113 reviews)

  • "Subsidised educational programs for higher studies or for learning French(in 81 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Software Engineer"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Good work-life balance and environment

    Cons

    Career growth and progression not considered

  2. "Average"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Atmosphere, brand name, geographic mobility

    Cons

    Opportunities to advance, pay, internal process


  3. "SGCIB"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    French environment and nice culture

    Cons

    Salary is not the best you can find on the market

  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, great people, lots of fun time but worked hard

    Cons

    None really other than general big organisation issues

  5. "good for french speakers only"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Developer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    I worked in the dealing room. People are straight and direct, efficient and fast paced. You would like it if you do not have much ego.

    Cons

    Promotion usually goes to French speaker. People tend to be Maths geeks, actually the company do not need so many mathematicians. People lack soft skills.

  6. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Quality Control Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    I like the teams and management

    Cons

    no pay increase in 3 years always an excuse

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  7. "fab"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    appraisal process needs to be changed

  8. "Good Organization to work"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Executive Assistant in Bangalore
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Its is a well structured organization to work for. Management is good and colleagues are helpful. Salary is above par compared to other competitors in the job market. Work life balance is good as you can work from home for 2days in a week

    Cons

    None that I can think off. It is a good organization to work for.

  9. "NA"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Analyst in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Worklife, Stability, Balanced opportunities for everyone.

    Cons

    Promotions varies depending on the Team and Department which you gets. Opt Bangalore location anytime, I would suggest Chennai location especially people coming from North.

  10. "Good"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - FX Sales in Singapore

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    There are great conditions opportunity to grow responsibilities

    Cons

    work life balance hard to achieve

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