BondDesk Group Reviews

Updated August 28, 2015
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  1. Review

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good place to work for to have balanced work life. Great technology stack. People are friendly. Flexible hours, but result matters.

    Cons

    It is very flat company no room for promotion.


  2. Support

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    Former Employee - Technical Support in Rochester Hills, MI
    Former Employee - Technical Support in Rochester Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at BondDesk Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good people to work with. Had a family feel, since most people worked there for a while.

    Cons

    Upper management only cared about the bottom line.

    Advice to Management

    Realize that they had good people working for them, and should listen/trust them.


  3. A colorful experience with some ups and many downs -- but all went really down as soon as sold to Tradeweb.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at BondDesk Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Small company, interesting industry, exciting challenges, and worthy effort -- helping retail investors and financial advisors. Nice co-workers.

    Cons

    Outdated (legacy) system. Too much politics -- internally and externally. Private equity investors had short-term plans.

    Advice to Management

    Engage employees. Be Transparent. Hire and retain competent people.


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  5. Enjoyed working at the company. Smart people.

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    Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY

    Pros

    Market leader in the segment.

    Cons

    Acquisition by Tradeweb was not good for the employees.


  6. Nightmare on Bond Street

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    Current Employee - Integration Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Integration Manager in Detroit, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at BondDesk Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Free pop and food. Unhealthy selections.

    Cons

    Too many rumors which builds insecurities in people's jobs.... which leads to resignations.

    Advice to Management

    SHAME ON YOU.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Interesting

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester Hills, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Rochester Hills, MI
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    People are the best asset they company has going for it.

    Cons

    Senior management and the board killed a company culture that was outstanding. They are so clueless and out of touch with the people that give their heart, soul, and personal time with their families, all the while they are laughing all the way to the bank making fat salaries and taking in huge bonuses. They need to stop throwing money at problems and reward the worker bees.

    Advice to Management

    Stop paying leadership huge remote working fees that hire in their buddies and continue to be on the payroll to consult eventhough they haven't put the time in to actually advise on anything.


  8. I have had a mostly positive experience working at BondDesk.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BondDesk Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The opportunity to get involved and learn about different areas of the business is available. The clients are great. Senior Management solicits ideas from all. Most employees are great. Recent additions to Senior Management team indicate a move in the right direction.

    Cons

    Change of personnel at senior management level has been counterproductive. Business is cyclical - although most are.

    Advice to Management

    Financially and professionally recognize those that have consistently provided professional service to the firm. Appreciate service of deserving employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    There is a lack of communication

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Free Pop - Nice People

    Cons

    There needs to be more communication between all departments.


  10. Mostly great people to work with.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is a challange to receive a promotion. There have been more promotions provided in the recent years.

    Cons

    Market conditions drive the business and impact compensation even if employees exceed performance goals.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to engage lower management employees when strategic decisions are made.


  11. Good People, Not Great Leadership

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good support and collaboration between some of the employees Fair amount of independence in how you do your job Good benefits, though they have been reduced in last couple years

    Cons

    Pretty closed cliques in the different offices, company is too spread out between locations No real upward mobility, though that is often difficult in a small(ish) company Lots of management changes, not really impressed with any of the choices

    Advice to Management

    A way has to be found to bring technology and marketing onto the same page - the clients must think there's lots of internal dissent



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