Assent LLC Reviews

Updated May 4, 2015
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  1. Good Place to Trade

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Prop Trader in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Prop Trader in Phila, PA

    I have been working at Assent LLC full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Assent has great rates and I work closely with programmers to create trading programs that my trading group uses each day. My group leader answers all questions and addresses all problems promptly.

    Cons

    Help desk is pretty much worthless as they are at most prop firms. Sometimes I feel like I am doing them a favor by pointing out a problem that affect all of us. The software is a little dated, but that is what I am use to having traded this platform off and on for the last 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    Talk to the help desk and have a squawk box system to alert traders of problems through audio to prevent additional unnecessary mistakes by the trader.


  2. Trader

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Proprietary Trader in Hoboken, NJ
    Former Employee - Proprietary Trader in Hoboken, NJ

    I worked at Assent LLC (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Plenty of flexibility and independence.

    Cons

    Support and idea sharing was minimal

    Advice to Management

    Foster team atmosphere and collaboration among traders


  3. Good technology

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Assent LLC

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance. On-par compensation. Excellent Compensation

    Cons

    No paid vacation. small office.


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  5. Trader

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Proprietary Trader- Equity/Options
    Former Employee - Proprietary Trader- Equity/Options

    I worked at Assent LLC full-time (More than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    This company has great co workers, good software, and a nice office environment. They have a very laid back office lifestyle. Also the software is pretty good.

    Cons

    You don't get any health benefits when working here. Also top management is only looking out for themselves. The only time you ever interact with them is when getting paid.


  6. good atmosphere, not very well run by top level management

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trader in Parsippany, NJ
    Current Employee - Trader in Parsippany, NJ

    I have been working at Assent LLC

    Pros

    the laid back style of the organization. the opportunities, and the software is decent.

    Cons

    no benefits lack of leadership and communication. Not the most organized of places.

    Advice to Management

    no communication between revenue sources...ie traders, and senior management. wouldn't that be smart?


  7. horrible horrible management

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

    I worked at Assent LLC full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    good technology, great value of service offing

    Cons

    horrible management, disorganized, irresponsive, aloof top level management. run by people who do not understand the industry.

    Advice to Management

    management drove the company in the ground


  8. Company lacks growth and trade regulations are hurting business

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

    I worked at Assent LLC

    Doesn't Recommend
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    - Work on your own schedule - You are your own boss - Balance between work/life is good - Other employees

    Cons

    - Work for yourself - Commission is your only income - Lack of growth - You are responsible for all expenses

    Advice to Management

    With decreasing the payout structure the management should start picking up trader expenses.



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