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Société Générale Reviews

Updated 19 Sep 2019

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3.4
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65%
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70%
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Société Générale CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
924 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work life balance for Female candidates(in 476 reviews)

  • "travail possible, poste de travail mac, indep passant en direct(in 136 reviews)

Cons
  • "Les longues heures de travail et la pression(in 74 reviews)

  • "(in 69 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Management, agile culture, internal mobility

    Cons

    Highly dependant on France headquarters

    Advice to Management

    Empower more staff

    Société Générale2019-08-22
  2. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Good working culture, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Inefficient workflow, more opportunity if you know French

    Advice to Management

    More communication to the team for ideas

    Société Générale2019-08-28
  3. "C++ Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Interesting projects - Few colleagues are extremely smart - Good culture and team spirit - Great Work/Life balance - Easy to switch team

    Cons

    - Salary clearly not competitive, one of the lowest compared to the competition - Overachieving is pointless salary wise - Lot of people do the bare minimum

    Advice to Management

    Keep your best employee by rewarding them accordingly

    Société Générale2019-08-28
  4. "Not very motivating"

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    Former Employee - Trader in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance Friendly people

    Cons

    No diversity Bad management Lots of politics

    Société Générale2019-08-18
  5. "Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Good learning place, lots of people with strong technical skills

    Cons

    Incompetent managers creating too much politics; too much turnover of people who actually work;

    Société Générale2019-07-29
  6. "Favorable"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    - The Internal Networking is easy and the working atmosphere is rather good

    Cons

    - Formations could be improved - Internal reoganisation

    Société Générale2019-06-12
  7. "A bank with friendly culture"

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    Former Employee - Trading Analyst in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    competitive in terms of cost-benefit in the total workload and remuneration; the bank encourages global mobility.

    Cons

    typical problems with large financial institution that things could move slowly

    Société Générale2019-05-31
  8. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    good culture, work life balance

    Cons

    only promoting French management is bad

    Société Générale2019-05-12
  9. "Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer 

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

    Pros

    Everything is well setup and professional

    Cons

    French culture is too heavy

    Société Générale2019-05-11
  10. "Sg"

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    Current Employee - Applications Support Engineer 

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time

    Pros

    Great energy and large it systems

    Cons

    Capex can be struggled sometimes

    Société Générale2019-04-28
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