Director at Barclays

Start Date:
2018
Location:
London
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Higher Level (Level 4/5/6/7)
Review Date:
July 2020

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Review Score

8.9/10

1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis:

9/10

Leadership of a team of colleagues across a broad geography whom provide customers with Personal, Business, Premier and Mortgage products and support.

2. Have you learnt any new skills or developed existing skills?

10/10

The opportunity to apply the learning to the work environment has been valuable and has enabled me to provide tangible ROEs for my employer.

3. To what extent do you enjoy your programme?

10/10

It has been tough, but worth the effort and I have enjoyed the variation between on campus learning, working group assignments and individual assignments.

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4. How well organised/structured is your programme?

6/10

The university could have been better organised in the first year especially, but overall it has been OK.

5. How much support do you receive from your employer?

7/10

It has been adequate

6. How much support do you receive from your training provider when working towards your qualifications?

9/10

A lot of support, very helpful and understanding

7. How well do you feel that your qualification (through your training provider) helps you to perform better in your role?

10/10

Given that it is based around the organisation and the individual, it has been one of it not thee best programs I have completed

8. Are there extra-curricular activities to get involved in at your work? (For example, any social activities, sports teams, or even professional networking events.)

10/10

Yes - plenty to get involved in and most of it comes with funding!

9a. Would you recommend Barclays to a friend?

Yes

9b. Why?

Diversity of roles, colleagues and the opportunities to develop are great

10. What tips or advice would you give to others applying to Barclays?

Be your authentic self and highlight the difference you could bring - stand out for being unique, not for following the crowd

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