Barclays Reviews

Updated 3 Jun 2020

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3.8
76%
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Barclays CEO Jes Staley
Jes Staley
1,867 Ratings
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  1. "experience good"

    5.0
    • 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 Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Culture Opportunity Teamwork Well established support mechanisms

    Cons

    Can be slow to get things done

    Barclays2020-01-04
  2. "TCU Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Average paid But work life balance.

    Cons

    Not very good bonus and Adjustment of salary

    Barclays2020-05-06
  3. "Good place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Good platform with excellent colleagues to work with

    Cons

    Nothing much to mention about

    Barclays2020-04-08
  4. "Na"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Private Wealth Associate in Hong Kong

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    High salary No overtime Work life balance

    Cons

    Need to be very careful, no error could be made

    Barclays2020-03-31
  5. "Director"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Leading market position. Strong deal flow in the US.

    Cons

    Bonus below market. Strategy too conservative.

    Barclays2019-12-18
  6. "Ibd"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Moderate environment in this investment bank

    Cons

    Uncertainty Is norm in this investment bank

    Barclays2019-11-23
  7. "Mi"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance work life

    Cons

    Banking industry is in cost crunched environment

    Barclays2019-10-22
  8. "Great culture, low M&A deal flow in Asia"

    3.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Investment Banking Analyst in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Barclays

    Pros

    Great culture and good colleagues

    Cons

    Weak coverage in Asia, low M&A deal flow, a lot of bond offerings

    Barclays2019-10-09
  9. "Director"

    3.0
    • 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 Barclays full-time

    Pros

    Collegiate environment; in Asia Pacific, flat structure with 'open door policy'.

    Cons

    In Asia Pacific, lack of commitment to the region; not strategically important to Barclays

    Barclays2019-09-16
  10. "Director"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Barclays full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Not many; systems not too bad; salary OK but poor bonuses.

    Cons

    Endless compliance training; politics; will shut down entire business on a whim, e.g. Asia in 2016.

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    Barclays2019-08-14
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