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4 people found this helpful  

Challenging

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at International Marketmakers Combination

Pros

Smart people, interesting problems, cool technology and immediate exposure to the business side.

Cons

Nothing which stands out from other prop trading firms, so the usual applies i guess.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

On track.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 5 people found this helpful  

    Challenging and rewarding

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Trader  in  Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Trader in Amsterdam (Netherlands)

    I have been working at International Marketmakers Combination full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Extremely smart people around you to learn from
    - Top notch technology environment
    - Good performance pays out really well
    - Fun environment to work in
    - Great possibilities to work abroad for IMC
    - Great training possibilities at IMC offices worldwide

    Cons

    - Need to take care of own development
    - Unclear compensation structure; you don't know what you're going to get

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be a bit more transparant regarding compensation.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 12 people found this helpful  

    Not to be trusted

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Chicago (Belize)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago (Belize)

    I have been working at International Marketmakers Combination full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Junior level hires are generally good
    City of Chicago
    The industry the company operates in is dynamic
    Lifestyle is good
    No weekend work
    No travel
    Pretty easy work
    Health insurance fully paid
    Lunch fully paid
    Gym fully paid

    Cons

    No regard for career development
    Loyalty does not count for anything
    After four years most people are terminated
    No a long term company
    Short term thinking
    Bad management and bad decision making
    Unfair compensation
    Greedy and selfish outlook
    No team work
    Very political and if connected to senior management, you are taken care of
    Dutch focused and dutch run
    High turnover and high churn
    Management is petty

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote a better culture by understanding how businesses operate in the US and do not enforce the Euro mentality.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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