Standard Chartered Bank
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Collaborative place

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Very collaborative environment and people are very willing to help/teach you. However, a large part of your growth in the company will be dependent on how much your boss is willing to fight for you and which business line you are in.

Pros

Collaborative, helpful colleagues, good benefits

Cons

Longer hours, promotion can be difficult depending on your business line
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Great place to work

Excellent employer and coworkers coming from all over the world.Many opportunities to grow across business lines, functions, regions, etc.Excellent pay package and benefits
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Productive and Good place to learn

A typical day would be morning meetings and discussions on the current job scope, what needs to be done, whats needs to be achieved. I have learned to interact well with customers, the Banks Products , People and using their systems. Management has clear directions what needs to be achieved and it is communicated to us. Fair and problem solving skills. Workplace culture is fair and many people are approachable and coaching is available if needed. Hardest part of the Job would be sometimes we need to get information from client, they are either busy or not able to be in contact. Best part of the job is the learning and experience with customers and colleagues.
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Great for learning

Great for learning as high working standards. However, very slow growth prospects.Modelling team really does very high quality of work. And in singapore, there is no team as good as this particular team. The promotions and growth prospects are very slow.
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Many growth opportunities internally

Overall good place to learn and grow your career. There is good development programs both internally and international work exposure opportunities . At times long hours and fast paced
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Fun place to work

Very good company to work, learn to more and work to more over there are so many idiot’s in the company you need to find yourself to work and grow all your growth os completely relayed on LM
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Cultural is not good. but good place relax

there is nothing in the pantrya company pays nothing but money extreme cost saving the work load is not much and not much pressure as wellnot much salary increase
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Overall lousy working experience. Unstable organisation, throughout the whole year cutting costs, Management no foresight.

Bosses practice favouritism, trying to get rid of matured staffs, micro management, always make use of our lunch time to do training (working lunch).
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Used to be a fairly good place to work until a recent MD came along and created a competitive and toxic culture.

Used to be a fairly good place to work until a recent MD came along and created a competitive and toxic culture. Hence alot of attrition follows and I lost all my friends in the department.Good mobility across departments.

Pros

Good hybrid/flexible arrangement in the long term, Stable environment.

Cons

Poor career progression, HR has all kinds of excuses not to increase your pay or bonus, organisation is huge and complex.
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Good benefits

Very good staff benefits. Work life balance. However, the company is very big with many departments. And sometimes it takes a fairly long time to locate the right department to solve an issue.

Pros

Good staff benefits

Cons

work culture can be improved
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I have worked at a few international banks, my experience here was the worst.

so many silosmanagement don't work togetherthey do not value staff at allterrible application of desk sharingcost cut cultureworst coordination of HR tools - very difficult to even get to talk to anyone if you were to apply online with them

Pros

decent pay

Cons

many, terrible culture is probably the start
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One of the best Banks to work in SG

Pros- work life balance in most teams- opportunities to explore roles due to large presence in SG- most decisions made in SG, so hardly any problems related to extended day to have meetings in UK/US time zone- generous annual leave policy, flexi work policyCons- huge organization therefore typical challenges - difficult to move up ladder, slow decisions due to multiple stakeholders involved in everything
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Good place

I really enjoyed my 6 years with the company. learnt alot and made many friends. Found my peers to be collaborative and always had a common purpose. Will miss working there

Pros

Worked with great people

Cons

Can't think of any
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Nice working place

Just like any job, there is always some people have sore eyes for people who can work harder than them. Most of the staff are really nice, but the management or seniors always have their own internal political views.
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Very fun working and innovative

Everyday learning new things and very happy working in Standard Chartered Bank, collaborating with various teams, escalation, management, critical patches etc.,

Pros

place to learn lot of things

Cons

some times long hours
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Productive Environment

Collaborative Environment and fantastic work culture Provide Worklife Balance Good Place to learn end to end implementations Sometimes get over processed
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Good and fast paced Bank

A very good bank if you already have some experience and willing to work in a fast paced and result oriented environment. Salaries are slightly above market. Good culture and management is transparent to a good degree.
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Good place to work

Hardworking employees. Good mission-vision statement. Good pay and bonus. Open door concept. Challenging projects. Too many layers. Bureaucratic and complex process.
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Agile working and global setting

Diverse culture, good employee benefits, global footprint, well-known brand, established organisation. Management is open to new ideas, and bringing the organisation to remain competitive.
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too much politics

too much politics; hardwork alone wont l et you survive here. disappointed in bosses' promises when most of them are not achieved and forgotten after a while.
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Great and collaborative global firm to work for

Working at SC provided me with many interesting challenges and lessons. Good and collaborative environment, fast paced, never a boring day! Grateful for the experience.
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Based on 3,009 reviews

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3.8 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.7 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.8 out of 5 stars for Job Security/Advancement
3.7 out of 5 stars for Management
3.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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