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

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Updated Apr 2, 2014

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3.4 18 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

Cboe Chairman and CEO Bill Brodsky

Bill Brodsky

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69% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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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

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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.

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It was interesting and not too much pressure.

Investigator (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Cboe full-time for more than 3 years

Prosgood work life balance and benefits

Constoo much politics and difficult to move up

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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

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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.

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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

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