Pros – Great atmosphere, friendly and smart coworkers, great benefits
Cons – No structure for advancing within company
Advice to Senior Management – Build structure to ensure the possibility of advancement. Review compensation levels for current employees to ensure they are at market value.
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company
Pros – Benefits, work-life balance, little supervision so no one breathing down your neck.
Cons – No management, no communication and no recognition of hard work. Absolutely no career path or room for advancement.
Advice to Senior Management – As other reviewers have stated, communicate. Get a real review system in place, with attainable ratings and peer reviews. Have a good review be reflected in salary and bonus. Have an open door policy and talk to your people. After a while it will not matter how good your trading strategies are if you have no one to execute, settle, run your IT, etc...
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company
Pros – Head trader in the U.S office very nice, if you want to survive in this company you have to make sure you hang out after work with the co-workers on a regular basis.
Cons – Where do I start, very unorganized company. Place has no protocol or procedures on how things work. Manager's concern more about partying then advancing. Don't give people a chance to learn and quick to make judgement.
Advice to Senior Management – Hire a manager in the IT field that has some skills or get him to take some mgmt classes on how to be a supervisor/manager.
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
Pros – Great compensation, supportive staff to answer your questions
Cons – Lack of social side in the office
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend
Pros – Tight knit team
Friendly and welcoming atmosphere
Flat organisation with minimum hierarchy
Respect for talent and lots of brilliant people
Cons – No formal training program
Employees too busy to teach
Pros – Upbeat environment that can be entertaining at times.
Cons – No development or advancement.
Company decision making is controlled by traders, very poor planning.
Very political - reputation is based on outside activities as opposed to credentials or accomplishments.
Advice to Senior Management – Hire more professional managers and minimize trader's control over the company.
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Pros – Trading experience, small office with great people
Cons – Very political, and relationship with management on a non-professional level is extremely important to success
Advice to Senior Management – Hire people managers that are not traders
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