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Not a bad place to work, but not a place you would spend more than 3 years at before moving on to greener pastures.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

I worked at ORIX USA

Disapproves of CEO
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

ORIX benefits are decent compared to many alternatives.
Most of the people I worked with were highly motivated, intelligent and were great to learn from.

Cons

After working at ORIX USA for just a modest amount of time (1 bonus cycle) , you realize that the entire place is run for the benefit of just a handful of senior executives (even despite being majority owned by the Japanese). The senior executives are more concerned with traveling on their private jets than managing risk. They also had no problem laying all the blame (losses) off on underlings, despite being primarily responsible for the investment decisions made at the firm. At the end of the day, many of the most competent individuals lost their jobs, so that the incompetent senior executives could keep their own.

Advice to Management

The Japanese need to get rid of just about every executive left at the firm. Among the ones left, it has become an old boys club that will add no long-term value to the organization, but will succeed in lining their own pockets and continuing to support their extravagant lifestyles.

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  1. Good place to grow, with nice folks and a balanced work/family life

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ORIX USA

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Including bonuses, compensation is excellent if you are a high achiever. ORIX is generally good with hours, vacation time, and maternity leave. Frequent acquisitions keep things interesting and usually move ORIX up into higher classes in terms of of pay, perks, and benefits. Some A players, and a lot of nice folks.

    Cons

    Without bonuses, salaries are sub-par. Bonuses are essentially deferred compensation that you end up working all year to receive, and forfeit if you leave. Corporate identity is fragmented, usually dominated by the most recent acquisition. The emphasis on the bottom-line sometimes results in a decline in quality, perks, and team-building activities. Somehow, despite its better-than-average compensation, ORIX seems cheap. It's a good place to grow until you hit a ceiling, since there is generally low turnover in upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Modify the "bottom line" approach to emphasize excellence and teamwork. Encourage high performers with more than just an annual cash bonus.

  2. Awesome!

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Analyst in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at ORIX USA full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Everyone is friendly and they have an awesome cafe! The benefits are great and bonuses too! Management is very helpful and not micromanager. Put in about 40-50 hours a week which is not bad.

    Cons

    Opportunity for advancement is tough because it is a great, but small company and turn over rate is low. There are people there for years in the same position. Other than that it's good!

    Advice to Management

    Nothing! ��

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