HFP Capital Markets

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HFP Capital Markets Reviews in New York, NY

Updated December 9, 2014
Updated December 9, 2014
36 Reviews
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36 Reviews
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  1.  

    If you put the time in you will succeed

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    You have to work hard and study to get your series exams done than you can make money.

    Cons

    If you don't make sales your just another person that knows how to dial the phone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Actually help teach people how to become successful in this industry don't just hand them a phone.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Terrible play to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Wealth Management Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Wealth Management Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets

    Pros

    none, this place was a nightmare start to finish

    Cons

    how much time ya got brotha

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    shut it down before you corrupt more people

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    bad place

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    Former Employee - Fixed Asset Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Fixed Asset Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    there are no pros its a bad place to work at

    Cons

    the people there are racistis

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NONE

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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  5.  

    OK to get your foot in the door...

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales and Trading Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Sales and Trading Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Fast-paced environment
    Resume Booster
    Firm sponsors all expenses for Series 7 & 63

    Cons

    Cold calling
    Reading from scripts
    No Finance

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Involve sales force more in financial aspects

  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern-Stock Broker trainee

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    Former Employee - Stock Broker Trainee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Stock Broker Trainee in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Descent training process
    -Better understanding of the finance industry

    Cons

    -Cold Calling all day long
    -Getting coffee for other workers
    -Nothing but a boiler room operation
    -Little opportunities for job growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Respect your workers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 2 people found this helpful  

    This place is a joke

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    Former Employee - Trianee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Trianee in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This place is a joke

    Cons

    Im pretty sure this place will get closed down. No supervision. Screaming at people over the phone. Long hours just a terrible environment.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a high school diploma

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Disorganized

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Broker Trainee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Broker Trainee in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - potential for unlimited salary
    - some great guys in the office
    - some of the senior guys are very helpful

    Cons

    - extremely disorganized
    - what seemed to me was a 'shady' background of the company
    - 'shady' background of the president/future C.E.O.
    - one is worried about loosing his/her job every day since individuals get fired for ridiculous reasons
    - 'boiler room' like atmosphere
    - extremely low base salary for trying to live in NYC

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    - increase the base salary
    - be more honest about the company's background
    - offer more benefits to employees
    - be much more organized
    - increase space

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    great experience

    Former Employee - Trainee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Trainee in New York, NY

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    long pay int he long run

    Cons

    hard to start as a trainee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    higher pay in the beginning

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Worst Company EVER!

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    Current Employee - Lead Qualifier in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Lead Qualifier in New York, NY

    I have been working at HFP Capital Markets full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    I cannot think of any.

    Cons

    Complete Boiler Room, and they promised me a salary and ended up paying me way less. Stay AWAY FROM THIS COMPANY!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Terrible experience

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Registered Representative in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Registered Representative in New York, NY

    I have been working at HFP Capital Markets full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Get sponsored for Series 7 & Series 63

    Cons

    Extremely low pay, even by industry standards. Terrible working environment. No opportunity for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat your talent better, pay them for the work they've done and maybe the revolving door at the front of your office will stop spinning.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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