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DBS Bank Employee Review

Stressful and really competitive

2.0
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February 29, 2020
You have to constantly put up a good front, and show your capabilities else, you might be looked down upon. People there are not the nicest although it might not be shown directly. Have to be prepared to sometimes get scolded for minor issues.
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Pros
we get red packets or new notes for festive season before the public gets them
Cons
long hours. low salary. horrible work environment.
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