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FX Broker Intern

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Current Intern - FX Broker Intern in Dallas, TX
Current Intern - FX Broker Intern in Dallas, TX

I have been working at FXCM as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

It was a great interview. An individual from HR went ahead and asked standard fit questions and then handed a document reading today's market news and your told to read it. Afterwards, the hiring manager came in and asked questions scanning over your resume and then asks basic market questions. Just brush up on the economy particularly the FX market and as long as you can articulate well, you'll be fine.

The job was great and gives a strong foundation in market analysis. You also get very good on the phone. The other works are great and enjoy spending time together outside of work. We went to a Rangers Baseball game once which was alot of fun.

Cons

Sometimes, management may get too busy, and you may be stuck by yourself, but everyone was very accommodating and willing to help.

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Positive Outlook
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  1. 2 people found this helpful

    Pretty good if you're a hard worker

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at FXCM full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    High level of responsibility for low level employees.
    Good career growth opportunities.
    Sophisticated, industry leader.

    Cons

    Below market starting salaries for nearly all positions (except for in sales).
    Highly bureaucratic. Very political.
    Relatively flat organizational structure can make growth challenging in some positions.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful

    Excellent company to start a career with

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    Current Employee - Financial Service Representative in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Service Representative in Plano, TX

    I have been working at FXCM

    Pros

    - Great learning opportunities
    - Good place to develop several skills
    - Development opportunities
    - Good leadership
    - Excellent environment to learn more about the financial markets

    Cons

    - Management pushes you to perform at your best, which can be stressful at times. But, can be rewarding when you do well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - Communicate the company vision more frequently
    - Other than that, keep it up, you are doing a good job

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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