Icap Services North America

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Icap Services North America Reviews

Updated January 2, 2015
Updated January 2, 2015
33 Reviews
3.1
33 Reviews
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Icap Services North America Chief Executive Officer of ICAP Americas Douglas Rhoten
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  1.  

    So far ok but getting worse eachday

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Computer Programmer in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Icap Services North America

    Pros

    Friendly work enviroment, no pressure

    Cons

    Cut backs, wasting money, etc

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop wasting money

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    Company in transition

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Potential exposure to a broad range of financial instruments and markets.

    Cons

    Eat what you kill culture permeates support areas with little training, career advancement, or succession planning making advancement opportunities after joining unlikely.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continuos communication of direction and goals is important as the business is changing.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Dynamic environment, good team, however company future is uncertain

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting work; flexible time, dynamic

    Cons

    Future is uncertain since brokerage (and especially voice brokerage) industry is going down

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Bureaucratization is growing up and chocking, ICAP is not a behemoth like Morgan Stanley or Goldman, and cannot afford so many middle people

    Negative Outlook
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  5.  

    Full of IB Rejects

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Icap Services North America as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Job security is pretty good here.

    Cons

    Full of people who just couldn't quite make it to investment banking.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Wolf of Wall Street personified

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Junior Broker in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Junior Broker in Jersey City, NJ

    I worked at Icap Services North America full-time

    Pros

    Lots of dinners and drinks - fun crowd. Connections throughout the city. Glamorous New York City life.

    Cons

    No real fulfillment. All about bottom-line and the commission. Women are objectified. Not for the introverted/not cut-throat.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Intern

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Icap Services North America

    Pros

    Enjoyed being part of the culture

    Cons

    there are not any cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    management does a great job

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Terrible environment for IT professionals

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Decent pay, close to NYC.

    Cons

    Expect to work 60 hour weeks as the norm. Will only let you book 40. Benefits and entire departments keep getting cut.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to manage through fear.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Analyst in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Mid sized company so work will get recognized
    competitive salary + bonus
    20 vacation days

    Still market recovering in US , company is doing ok at this point.

    Cons

    No growth as moving up is tough
    no 401k matching, medical benefits are not that great

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Provide opportunities for employees to grow

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Anonimous

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Nice people - Good benefits - Easy Commute

    Cons

    IT Management - Micromanagement

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    operations analyst

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Engineer in Jersey City, NJ

    I have been working at Icap Services North America full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    stable company , no bureaucracy . recognition for good work

    Cons

    not much career advancement. you will stuck in same position for years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    create oppurtunities for employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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