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Société Générale Reviews

Updated Sep 20, 2019

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3.4
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Société Générale CEO Frédéric Oudéa
Frédéric Oudéa
924 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. "Love the experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment Friendly and highly collaborative environment Very intelligent and highly motivated management team Great place to work with many different cultures Although its a French company english is used often and everyone tries best to communicate in with you in the language you are comfortable with

    Cons

    Montreal is not the head office so if you want to drive and don’t like being driven then this may not be for you.

    Société Générale2019-09-20
  2. "SOCIETE GENERALE developer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very Good work life balance.

    Cons

    They use old technologies Difficult to propose new ideas

    Advice to Management

    Nothing in particular

    Société Générale2019-09-20
  3. "French management do things differently"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great international team with alternative solutions

    Cons

    French speakers are naturally in a better position

    Société Générale2019-09-19
  4. "Rewarding place to work"

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    Current Employee - Head of Resourcing in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rewarding environment for staff - plenty of opportunities to develop and grow within the bank. Diverse and engaging culture.

    Cons

    Current London HQ is a little dated but is moving to brand new offices in Canary Wharf in Oct 2019

    Société Générale2019-09-18
  5. "WORLD OF OPPERTUNITY"

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    Former Employee - IT INFRASTRUCTURE and DWS LEAD in Chennai
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    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work Life Balance Huge scope of work and learning curve Fully compliant technical team across domain Good Leadership at management level before RBO (Role Based Organisation)

    Cons

    Post RBO (Role Based Organisation) to many changes left at the hands of the newbie managers whose advent within organisation from service industry had led to the destruction of technical versatality across domain on an unprecedented amount. As AI and Innovation became the scope of existence, no clear road map led in the loss of idea or repetition of the same work across domain. With above no proper focus was... drawn on the realistic and achievable ideas and hence this resulted in sudden loss of too many technical expertise across several domain within IT.

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    Advice to Management

    The vision and mission is clear and the management level. As it trickle down to the level the mid level and their local heads always give a wrong interpretation of what is needed. The amount of power bestowed upon certain had resulted in unprecedented amount of scrutinity which had resulted in loss of good work force. It is a humble request to all at the above level to investigate the same and stop such action as it... tears down the name of the prestigious organisation.

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    Société Générale2019-09-15
  6. "Intern in Insurance company"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Moscow
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - good training - great team - possibility of moving to another departments

    Cons

    - low salary - high workload - no benefits

    Société Générale2019-09-15
  7. "Sr software engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

    I worked at Société Générale full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    It's a good company in Every sense. Work life balance is good.

    Cons

    Lot of new technology need to be taken up

    Société Générale2019-09-11
  8. "Full stack developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good place to work in this company.

    Cons

    I don't feel any negative on this company

    Société Générale2019-09-10
  9. "Great place to work, good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Financial Crime Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance Salary Benefits

    Cons

    More formal training should be given to employees

    Advice to Management

    None

    Société Générale2019-09-10
  10. "Good place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Trader 
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Société Générale full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Steep learning curves the first years

    Cons

    Politics and inertia of the structure

    Société Générale2019-09-10
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