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You could do worse than working at Penson.

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Dallas, TX

ProsDallas is a low cost of living area.

ConsYou not going to be working with top talent.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more honest and open.

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    Great developers, Great company, software development setup sucks

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Dallas, TX

    I worked at Penson Worldwide


    Pros: Very friendly environment, in all departments but one (software dev) … Cons: Software is mostly outsourced locally and abroad, developers are trying to glue various pieces together, unrealistic work plans, no clear… Advice to Senior Management: Get a good Development VP, re-organize the whole department. "Work… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Well intentioned, but communication and lack of strategy are sorely missing

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Penson Worldwide


    Pros: The people, including management. Penson does a good job… Cons: Lack of clear corporate goals, or a strategy to achieve them. This can, and has, led… Advice to Senior Management: Pick a couple of clear, defined 1/3/5 year goals, create a plan for how to get there (hopefully after soliciting feedback from employees), and COMMUNICATE,… More
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