Cboe
3.4 of 5 18 reviews
www.cboe.com Chicago, IL 500 to 999 Employees

Cboe Reviews

Updated Apr 2, 2014

Be The First To
Add Photos

All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 18 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

Cboe Chairman and CEO Bill Brodsky

Bill Brodsky

(10 ratings)

69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
14 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews
Relevance Date Rating
in
  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Solid company.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cboe for more than 10 years

ProsGood benefits & compensation, favorable hours.

ConsSome weak middle management. and decision making.

Advice to Senior ManagementListen more to employee concerns.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Disapproves of CEO

 

Great opportunities and learning experience.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsGreat team work within the department.

ConsDifferent departments did not work well with other departments. Opportunities for advancement and training should be based on merit.

Advice to Senior ManagementFix the issue first, bring parties together for an after action report and stop the blame game.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

 

Phone Screen interview

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cboe

ProsCompany with a good reputation, all seem warm and nice.

ConsLike most interviewer, leveling people on there knowledge detail of a language, or a small thing, ignore the ability of more important thing, like the ability to write complicate programs.

Advice to Senior ManagementNext time interview people, prepare some problem to check prospector's IQ, not memory.

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Engineer

Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe full-time for more than 10 years

ProsPay is good. Location is good.

ConsSome management levels do not have a proper training to understand how to be a good manager.

Advice to Senior ManagementGo to a class to learn how to be a good manager.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Culture & Values
         
  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Engineer

Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe full-time for more than 10 years

ProsLaid back environment, learn at your own pace. Lots of things to learn if you want to. Some nice and helpful people.

ConsRigid structure, no outside trading, old technology. Opportunity to grow and get promoted few.
Lot of emplasis on production support. Too much complex system.

Advice to Senior ManagementTechnology is your brain and heart and future , treat them with respect.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

1 person found this helpful  

Underpaid, Overworked

Investigator (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe

ProsRegulatory Division is severely understaffed so there is plenty of work to go around. Regulatory sector of the Securities industry is the one sector that is actually expanding, a job in the regulatory division at an exchange is a great resume builder for a future job at a private firm.

ConsI feel as if Senior Regulatory management is under-educated. Most of them have moved up the ladder because of their complacency with their jobs rather than their work. CBOE is bringing in over qualified investigators/examiners at entry levels but they are lawyers, CPA's, ex-Market Makers while senior management lacks advanced degrees.

Advice to Senior ManagementAlthough CBOE is now a publicly traded company and has to respond to shareholders their regulatory division needs too beef up their staff. Also try to retain some talent, try paying your employees more and they would stick around rather than work there for 5 years and jump for the first private firm compliance department that shows any interest.

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Great place to work

Investigator (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe

ProsCBOE has the ability to recognize your strengths and lets you achieve your full potenial while balancing work and family

ConsAt times the CBOE may take some time to make changes. But like most large firms change sometimes can take awhile

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • Approves of CEO

 

Great Work-Life balance, No micromanaging, relaxed

Investigator (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe

ProsWork Life Balance, Great co-workers, very laid back

Conssometimes to laid back, pay is slightly below market

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         

 

Love working at the CBOE

Q/A Analyst (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe

ProsFor the most part...the people are great. You have the usual negative people but the positive and respectful employees outnumbers them by a wide margin.

ConsNot a lot of training...it's kinda learn as you go. That's not such a bad thing though.

Advice to Senior ManagementGet rid of people who are lazy and complete a holes to to other team members.

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review

  • Work/Life Balance
         
  • Senior Management
         
  • Comp & Benefits
         
  • Career Opportunities
         
  • No Opinion of CEO

 

Good life work balance but limited potential to advance

Investigator (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Cboe

ProsIn the heart of the financial district
Opportunity to network with member firms
Challenging assignments

ConsLimited opportunity for advancement
Salary not at market rate

Advice to Senior ManagementClearly provide the career path

Was this review helpful?
Yes | No
Add Employer Response Flag Review
RSS Feed Embed

Worked for Cboe? Contribute to the Community!

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.

Glassdoor is your free inside look at Cboe reviews and ratings — including employee satisfaction and approval rating for Cboe CEO Bill Brodsky. All 14 reviews posted anonymously by Cboe employees.