Bursa Malaysia Reviews

Updated March 5, 2015
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  1. Eye opening -Proud to have learned what I have in this exchange.

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    Current Employee - Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - Knowledge in Capital Market: holistic view can only be obtained here
    - Small size: opportunity to be visible in the organisation is there if you perform
    - Competitive remuneration package (salary scale/bonus)
    - Friendly management team who are approachable
    - Free parking for all
    - Nearby LRT station

    Cons

    - Benefits are not that good (annual leave entitlement, loans etc.)
    - Support functions are under appreciated
    - Lack of youth in the workforce
    - Fairly old fashioned HR policies (late coming warning letters etc.)
    - Unstructured training - underdeveloped staff skill
    - Over reliance on seniors in the organisation
    - Lack of opportunity to travel overseas

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Management should consider moving towards a more modernized workforce policy that encourages flexibility.
    - Train your staff!! Structure your training plans and show them that you care about their development needs this is especially important for younger and hungrier executives.
    - Hire young people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2. Work life balance

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Bursa Malaysia

    Pros

    Being able to understand the works of the one and only Stock Exchange in the country. Overall view of the market

    Cons

    Career growth internally may be challenging

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  3. An organisation with unique opportunities, and room for improvement.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I worked at Bursa Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Strong brand.
    Lots of friendly staff, from clerks to directors.
    Unique experience in capital market, as hub for market players and driver for economic growth.
    Worklife balance good in most divisions, e.g. operations, tech, support divisions, certain business teams.
    Opportunities to be involved in efforts with nation-wide impact.

    Cons

    CEO too fixated on achieving bottom-line, at the expense of employee welfare.
    Worklife balance poor in few divisions, e.g. certain business teams, project teams, strategy, finance.
    Several heads in the organisation with hostile attitude, arrogance, profanity, blame-game character, backstabbing, verbal abuse.
    Many talents leave because of problems above.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate the talents in the organisation and make them stay. Don't command respect and support, earn it.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
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  5. Intern

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia as an intern

    Pros

    Good Working Environment, Learn A Lot of Stuff

    Cons

    Poor Salary, Poor Employee Benefit

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful

    good place to retire but not for people with ambitious career expectation

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    1. Not too heavy workloads, can have worklife balance
    2. Free car park in buidling
    3. Better than average bonus, despite lower than other financial institutions

    Cons

    1. No clear direction where the organisation is heading to
    2. Too many paper works / reportings works to be done at each business unit level
    3. Business units have to bear the responsibility of organisng CSR activities (part of KPI), instead of making it as an organisation wide event
    4. Staff at high management / management level may not have the required relevant experience fit for the position
    5. Staff with higher pay and position may work much less than the staff with lower pay and position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1. Having a clear direction as in to where the organisation will be heading to is relevant.
    2. Have to improve human capital management to ensure all staff are working efficiently and effectively
    3. Emphasize more on developing staff because they are the main asset of the organisation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  7. Great place with high potential for growth in becoming a great force to be reckon with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good boss and great work experience
    More engagement between staffs (activities for internal staffs)
    Excellent opportunity to understand the market from a high level perspective
    Emphasize on trainings and upskilling for delivering high performance

    Cons

    Navigating through the hierarchies and values

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work and delivery high performance in becoming a great organization for the staffs and its family.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  8. Good organisation but poor management

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly staff and good work life balance

    Cons

    Poor management
    Practice force ranking for year end performance evaluation

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to the staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9. Overall it's OK

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Executive in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Less Stressful
    Friendly Bursa Staffs
    Balanced Life-Work environment

    Cons

    Salary range was lower compared to banks offer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Developing staffs to be more pro-active

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10. Great Place to Retire

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Bursa Malaysia

    Pros

    Work Life Balance and Family Orientated Culture

    Cons

    No Career Progression and No Future Prospects

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote from within. Regularise compensation of employees.

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