Interactive Data

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2 people found this helpful  

ok place to start a career in finance

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Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bedford, MA
Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Bedford, MA

I worked at Interactive Data full-time (more than a year)

Pros

IDC offers a lot of training. Employees will develop a good knowledge of financial markets/products even w/o a finance background,
bonus' are paid quarterly,
benefits are not too bad,
bedford office is pretty lax in terms of attire

Cons

promotions are a joke - based off longetivity (or are pre-deteremined) rather than merit
old timers are not going anywhere, which leaves only sales positions as possible path up corporate ladder
little chance of moving to a position in chicago or ny from bedord office. management is not interested in utiizing current employees.
sales team is not reliable for support....will throw customer service reps under the bus

Advice to ManagementAdvice

train employees on the products rather than the data,
be more cognizant of employees who know their stuff and could be assets in the future.

Recommends
Negative Outlook

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Going downhill fast

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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 Interactive Data full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits. Long vacation. Ability to work from home.

    Cons

    Poor senior management - not sure if some of the new executives ran a large company before. Work reduced to petty politics. Morale is very low. No career opportunities. Everyone talks about getting a severance package and going elsewhere.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Private equity: come down for a couple of days a week and observe. You will not like what you'll see.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Great place to work. Nice people too.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in White Plains, NY
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in White Plains, NY

    I have been working at Interactive Data full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great working environment, people are helpful and professional.

    Cons

    Company is going down hill.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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