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Société Générale Reviews

Updated 18 Jul 2019

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3.4
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Société Générale CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
856 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. "winter intern fo developer"

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    Current Employee - Intern in Hong Kong

    I have been working at Société Générale for less than a year

    Pros

    The workload is fair for intern.

    Cons

    The task is too easy, mostly vba related.

    Société Générale2019-01-30
  2. "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
  3. "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
  4. "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
    • "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
    • "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
      • "SG"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at Société Générale

        Pros

        Good life balance of comparing with others

        Cons

        Bad company culture, too french in Front office

        Société Générale2019-05-01
      • "Analyst"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I worked at Société Générale full-time

        Pros

        It is not bad to join

        Cons

        Not enough training, more resources can be put in IT

        Société Générale2019-03-21
      • "Great to start, but don't stay long"

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

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

        Pros

        Good for learning the ropes Geographical mobility is possible Job security (which is also a con)

        Cons

        Bureaucracy Need to speak French to be "included" Noone gets fired even if they're incompetent A lot of costs due to huge and sluggish structure

        Advice to Management

        Do 360 reviews to evaluate managers

        Société Générale2019-04-03
      • "Settlement officer"

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        Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I worked at Société Générale full-time

        Pros

        4 months materity leave Opportunity for junior

        Cons

        Heavy workload Strong French culture Low bonus

        Société Générale2019-03-02
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