HFP Capital Markets

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HFP Capital Markets Reviews

Updated July 23, 2014
Updated July 23, 2014
34 Reviews
2.3
34 Reviews
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  1.  

    If you put the time in you will succeed

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    • Career Opportunities
    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.  

    Fake

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at HFP Capital Markets

    Pros

    nothing it is horrible place to work and the people that work there are the worst in the business. They got in trouble with IRS and now are under a different name.

    Cons

    Anything you can think of as unethical behavior and horrible to your clients revolves around these people. They know nothing about finance and half of them don't even have college "if not highschool" degrees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    go away

  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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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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. 2 people found this helpful  

    Worst Place ever

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets full-time

    Pros

    there are no pros in this place

    Cons

    Boiler room type of firm

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    treat your employees better

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Intern-Stock Broker trainee

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    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
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Nope.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at HFP Capital Markets

    Pros

    Used them to get my series 7 and left.

    Cons

    terrible place, zero respect for anyone, they will use you, they will try and make you drink the coolaid.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just google the guys that work there and you will see all of their scams. A new one just came in Novemeber the CEO is in alot of trouble with IRS and FINRA. Im surprised they made it this long with all of their scams but it seems like its catching up to them. I think FINRA is investigating them now dont even waste your time.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    This place is a joke

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    • Career Opportunities
    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
  10.  

    Disorganized

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • 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
  11.  

    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

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