GFI Group

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great environment and learning

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

I have been working at GFI Group

Pros

Good benefits, perks and environment to work at. Great place to learn and have your first position and establish yourself.

Cons

lots of traveling, none defined training so it depends on your manager if youll move up. The person that trains you might be a moron and you still have to listen to them.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

have a better training program, 401k and more integration amongst employees. Also have the cleaning staff really clean the place.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great place to work, if you are not particular about career growth

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    Former Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Programmer Analyst in New York, NY

    I worked at GFI Group

    Pros

    Work is challenging, and you are allowed to experiment with technology (within limits). Get to wear multiple hats during SDLC and found majority of the colleagues to be very technically competent. Overall great environment to work in.

    Cons

    As with any other small company, opportunities to move up the corporate ladder are slim to nothing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Should move away from flat structure, it's not working. I don't think upper management recognizes this fact. Team leads need to be specified explicitly and recognized, rather than hoping for someone to raise-up and take charge.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Junior Consultant

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    Former Employee - Junior Consultant in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Junior Consultant in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at GFI Group full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice place to start your career, they give you a nice support and point you the right way

    Cons

    higher management is too much disconnected with everyone else, middle management is ok, but it's hard for them to actually change anything,

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    They should be more honest, direct and piratical.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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