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Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.1
Work Setting
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"I've worked for Citi since 2000. The work environment is one that continuously challenges you to set higher performance goals and allows the appropriate support to attain them. There is great flexibility to expand one's career through multiple avenues given the organization global reach."
Posted 5 years ago in Irving, TX
Senior Systems Administrator
in Rochester, NY

"I'd still be there if the market hadn't crashed."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"I worked on my own, persuing my duties as required and was able to take on other things that interested me. I had the freedom to work remotely as needed. The benefits were excellent."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The company is very large. Try to get a reading for the department you'll be working in and the stability of it."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Management became very top heavy and it was confusing for the year or two prior the layoffs."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Loose the layers and focus more on what your employees are doing for you and the company"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Infrastructure Engineer
in New York City, NY

"Overall I had a very positive experience at Citigroup until the market crash."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The variety of project that I was given as an employee of Citigroup, I found to be very rewarding. I worked on the building of structured cable plant in a brand new 15 story office tower on the passive network side. On the Active Network side, I designed configured and implemented Cisco routers and switches in remote offices to the design and implementation of additional site to the Call Center ICM network."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The personality of the company changed when Citicorp merged with Smith-Barney. They changed from a company that cared about its employees to treating employees as commodities."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"When you care about your employees, it inspires their loyalty to the company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Associate

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"It was a great company to begin my working career in. Huge with lots of room to move around and be promoted"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a very rigorous and structured application and interviewing process. Be prepared to go through a lot of hoops!"

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The size of the company made working their feel impersonal"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"During the three year analyst program, I would ask that management promoted more movement within groups to assure their analysts get a wider variety of knowledge"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Incident Manager
in Saint Charles, MO

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"I work 40 hours in 3.5 days. Access to 401k and paid time off"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The client is their main focus. Emphasize your ability to be customer service focused."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"I see no worth in my work. I cannot find a way to grow my career while maintaining a good work to life balance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"More interaction with the team to bring direction and focus to their day to day job functions. Create team oriented activities so the employees feel engaged and connected to the company as a whole."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Project Manager
in Irving, TX

"Ten of the greatest years ever. Met people from all over the world."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"I really enjoyed meeting new people all the time. It was a great community of professionals and there was lots of shared respect for others."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Always seek out others who share your passion for a job well done and exchange ideas about how to improve things."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The way that they let so many people go during 2008 through 2010. So much talent was just released and it slowed the recovery of the company from the financial crisis."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Take advantage of the skills that your people possess. Use those to help rebuild CitI to its once great place in the financial world."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
in Blue Ash, OH

"Being run through the grinder, then spit outt"

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The compensation was quite good for my area, I thought."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Stay away. Stay away. Stay away. If you value your sanity and free time, don't do it."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"It is an intense work environment, and very political as well. You have to be on guard all the time."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop being so focused on covering your own butt and do some leading."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 1 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Systems Administration Analyst
in New York City, NY

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Some of the people are really nice and management can be somewhat flexible. That's about it."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Please do yourself a *big* favor, get out of that interview chair and run like hell."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"People are put in leadership positions who can't manage or inspire others; too many lazy people who ride off the hard work of others; treat their IT people like crap; and just a generally dreary, drab place to work. The word lame comes to mind."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Make employees feel like they truly count and not not just play lip service to the concept."

Person You Work For 1 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior IT Project Manager
in Irving, TX

"Not very good"

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Most people actually cared about completing there work but did not have the proper resources"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you need a job apply at CitI but don't expect a future."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Lack of training to help you to understand you job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Upper management needs to lissen to the needs of thier workers."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 1 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Vice President
in New York City, NY

"I had a great experience working for Citigroup for 22 years."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The company had a great culture and very good benefits"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"To be well prepare and to show a positive light in the interview."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The financial crisis it went through and the effects of this crisis."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To get more involve in the day to day activities and projects."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Oracle Programmer

"Nice place to work with nice management and cooperative staff"

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Nice working environment, nice management, working from option, experience staff"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It is a good company where one gets experience in financial environment"

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"I liked to work there and did not find anything which I did not like"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"No suggestion, everything is fine and working smoothly in a very nice way"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
UNIX Systems Engineer
in Chambersburg, PA

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"People I work with and technology I get to use."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Search for other companies first, 10 years ago this was a pretty good company to work for."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The culture and moral of the company - touch to work when you're continuously worried about getting laid off."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Less manages, more workers - with all the layoffs the workload is getting to be to much."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
in Silver Spring, MD

"It's a good place to work, the support group is great ."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The environment and the team was great to work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest about your skill set and work ethics. Expect to work on weekends."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The new manager is unchecked and runs a micromanage shop."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management should look also at the managers and rate them based on feedback from people working for them."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Software Test Engineer
in Blue Ash, OH

"I've been working at CitI for over a year and it has been a great experience."

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The team of people I work with is really amazing. Every person on the team works really hard and does great work. The work environment is also very laid back, but productive at the same time."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"It's a fairly easy job if you have solid basic computer skills. Be prepared to get very familiar with Microsoft Office products like Word and Excel. If you can learn anything about HP Quality Center before starting it will definitely help you get off to a good start."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"The only thing I can really say that I don't like about the company is that I am doing software testing instead of development. If they had open development roles that I was qualified for I would definitely apply for them."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I can't say I really have any suggestions for management. All of the people I know in management positions do a fantastic job of both getting the work done and watching out for what's best for their employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
VP of Corporate Communications

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"As a global company, I was able to produce videos and events in many countries. I also enjoyed the connection that the company had with the various cultural institutions it sponsored."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go into any relationship with any financial institution with your eyes open; it will present may great opportunities and also potentially difficult situations."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Insanely long hours and weeks required. The financial sector became and unpleasant place to work in the past few years, and CitI was leading that pack."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus on the customer and develop way to better and more fully meet the customer's needs."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Administrative Consultant

What do you like about working at CitiGroup?

"It was in a Tall Building, and a powerful name."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"If you really want to be in the Financial Industry...then this is the place for you...but if not don't come here."

What don't you like about working at CitiGroup?

"Very Cliquish, people had their own niches and if you weren't in it that was your problem."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Delegate more responsibility to people and not just one person"

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 2 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
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