Louis Dreyfus Group

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very short sighted managment

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Louis Dreyfus Group

Pros

flat structure and informal culture

Cons

was a good place to work - but grew and managment focus is lost.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Have a big picture view of the world

Doesn't Recommend
No opinion of CEO

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    Challenging but Supportive

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    Former Employee - Trader
    Former Employee - Trader

    I worked at Louis Dreyfus Group

    Pros

    - Nice people for a trading job
    - Good hours
    - Relaxed atmosphere as long as you are making money
    - Potential to learn, and colleagues that want to help you learn

    Cons

    - Lots of pressure if you are losing money
    - Compensation decisions seemed opaque, you get the feeling you are making a fair amount relative to your profit/loss but you wonder whether you aren't

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The training program is great, don't change it a bit... but you should consider recruiting from more schools. There is a lot of talent out there you are missing by only advertising your company in a few places.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Decent

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Louis Dreyfus Group

    Pros

    The hours here are reasonable; most people work around a 60 hour week with differences depending on the trading desk. Not exactly the best place for advancement, as it is a relatively small company.

    Cons

    LD's Human Resources department is notoriously slow and ineffective. Job offers were given almost 2 whole months after the interview with no word in between. Advancement is difficult as it is a small company with few upper level jobs open.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Overall, not a bad place to work; the culture is very segmented depending on the desk. Changes to consider would be more HR changes than anything else.

    Approves of CEO
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