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good place to work

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Current Employee - Associate in Noida (India)
Current Employee - Associate in Noida (India)

I have been working at Markit full-time (more than an year)

Pros

good management
company work profile

Cons

some new employee are not as par company standard.they even don't know how to talk.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

increase salary and tell employees about their career path

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Second rate at most

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    Former Employee - Director in City of London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Director in City of London, England (UK)

    I worked at Markit full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    It used to be the case that nobody got fired at Markit. Sadly no more since a program of rolling redundancies got set in place. I guess you don't have to work too hard, and the quality of the workspace is good. But oh boy, the job ....

    Cons

    Weak, weak, weak senior management, who encourage subordinates in their own image.
    Safe pairs of hands.
    Absence of quantitative meritorcratic targets.
    Pointlessly acquisitive, companies are 'pieces in the puzzle' who are never really fitted together.
    A cultural unwillingness to accept that poor judgements have been made.
    Sheer quantity of useless internal "meetings" that are permitted.
    Widespread tendency to initiate poorly specified projects with no business case leading to countless initiatives that burn bandwidth, talent and just fizzle out.
    Renumeration is not driven by results - reviews are laughably done at more or less the same time bonuses are awarded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create meaningful goals and initiatives. Don't have endless pointless meetings about headcount - empowering smart people will get you a lot further than hiring new people.

    Think before you buy yet another company. Isn't this just a way of avoiding having to think up things for yourselves?

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great, if you don't like to use any of that vacation time

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Markit full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great learning environment if you happen to be put on the right team. Until that team quits that is..

    Cons

    The salary was terrible. I had a 30% raise by quitting Markit.

    Do not ever plan to actually enjoy your vacation. You will get called multiple times no matter what you do to ensure things are taken care of before you leave and no matter how much notice you give that your vacation is coming up.

    Do not plan on being home before 7pm unless you are on one of the few large teams and can get away with it.

    Do not plan on your project managers being competent. Not that they aren't likely competent people in other circumstances but the absurd workload they have makes them borderline useless to you. Be aware that client management skills are a must.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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