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NYSE Euronext Reviews

Updated January 24, 2015
Updated January 24, 2015
32 Reviews
4.0
32 Reviews
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NYSE Euronext CEO Duncan Niederauer
Duncan Niederauer
32 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Compared to the old days, there has been a really great improvement in work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Good benefits and work-life balance (in 8 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management is pretty quiet - but that may be because they, like the rest of us have no idea of what is really going on (in 11 reviews)

  • After so many mergers, each city and even each department is run completely differently (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    Change in the works

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Manager in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE Euronext

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits are still ok.

    Cons

    Change and future is stressful.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stay open and informative

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    good place to start career

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    great connections within financial industry, good benefits

    Cons

    limited upward mobility, limited salary flexibility

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus on rewarding talent, not seniority

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3.  

    Good opportunity for growth, good pay, long hours

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Smart people
    -Great pay
    -Quick advancement with the right manager and ambition
    -Great benefits

    Cons

    -Long hours
    -Excessive politics
    -Heavily silo'd organization
    -Some really smart people go underutilized

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Kill the politics. Knock down the silos. You have (or had before ICE buyout anyway) some really brilliant people that could do amazing things without the politics getting in the way. Multiple times I saw teams fighting to own a process to get budget, or multiple teams building out the same tool or reinventing the wheel when it wasn't necessary.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great first job out of college

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext

    Pros

    Brand, history, learning opportunities, work-life balance, fair compensation

    Cons

    limited upward mobility, lots of change, politics, failure to recognize talent

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need a better method to let go of underperformers so new talent can rise through the company

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Great place

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Prod Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Prod Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    NYSE has an abundance of smart, hard working people as well as great credibility globally.

    Cons

    Like most large organizations, it takes significant time and effort to enact change.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Not what it used to be...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    I loved the people I worked with and the work was challenging at times. The 9-5 was a nice change of pace. It was great to have access to the floor for bells and access to trading.

    Cons

    I was there for 8 years. Things changed dramatically with all the acquisitions and now with the ICE takeover there is a great deal of uncertainty all around.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't lose sight of who gets the job done. These people are working as hard as they can and really need to know they are appreciated.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Great community, but will change with ICE acquisition

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext full-time

    Pros

    Friendly community of people who have worked there for decades - everyone knows each other's names

    Cons

    Has changed since ICE acquisition - NO money spent on talent development, etc anymore

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A great place to work, but uncertain opportunities in a very competitive industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at NYSE Euronext part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed my coworkers. Everyone from the executive level down was extremely friendly and professional. The after-work fringe benefits of all the listed companies was fantastic- 4th of July BBQ with Budweiser, St. Patricks Day with Guinness and Jameson, Cinco de Mayo with Corona and Jose Cuervo. Also, walking past the Trading Floor everyday made it feel like I was part of something big and historic.

    Cons

    A lot of people of moved on since the merger and any future opportunities are cloudy for the near future.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't let the culture and hard work of your employees get swallowed up in the merger.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Pre-Acquisition: A great place to work. Post-Acquisition: The jury's still out!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues and a sense of empowerment to do your best work. Ability to voice your opinion without fear of retaliation, good benefits, volunteer opportunities and flexible work environments, such as teleworking.

    Cons

    Acquired by Intercontinental Exchange. Very different work culture. Seems to value keeping your head down and working long hours. At first glance very "Dickensian" though early days yet. Hopefully morale will improve (without any flogging).

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Better communication; true integration of existing policies that work. Try harder not to come off as forcing a perceived "square" peg into a round hole.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Associate

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I have been working at NYSE Euronext full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    - Unique place to work at
    - Some very smart and seasoned professionals
    - Good benefits and work-life balance

    Cons

    - Extremely vertical organization
    - Lot of red-tape
    - People have a hard time finishing what they start

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus more on the revenue generating projects than the non.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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