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good co. to work for

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

great place and good people

Cons

none the co. is a great plce

Other Employee Reviews for Interactive Brokers

  1. the best brokers i ever worked with

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Market Trader in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Market Trader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Interactive Brokers part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good working environment and career opportunity

    Cons

    too many strick rules this company should be more flexible


  2. Helpful (7)

    Mixed feelings

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Programmer in Greenwich, CT
    Former Employee - Programmer in Greenwich, CT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Interactive Brokers full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - SOME employees are very smart, very good at what they do. - Agree with other commenter that business is run in an ethical manner. ie. doing the right thing even if no one is looking. - Still on the cutting edge in some areas. - Minimal bureaucracy.

    Cons

    - Current incentive structure (no incentivization of employees) guarantees that the smartest and most motivated will leave. This is why HFTs ate their lunch. - Low pay relative to industry. - No growth opportunities. - Company is kept alive by H-1B slave labor. - Some groups are wildly incompetent (eg. HR, Marketing) due to perceived irrelevance by mgmt and these should be fired en masse. - Very anti-social office culture.

    Advice to Management

    Get a life? TP runs this as a hobby, and I can't imagine a more boring hobby. If you're not HUNGRY, or know how to hire/retain people that are, your failure is guaranteed.


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