NYMEX Holdings Reviews
Pros – Great Freedom and Earning Potential
Cons – Computerized trading and direction of trading tech
Advice to Senior Management – Be forward thinking
Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company
Pros – Team environment, work hard, play hard
Cons – No formal training program at company
Advice to Senior Management – Establish training program
Pros – Short market hours and decent benefits.
Cons – Other than learning the inner workings of the open outcry commodities market on your own, the NYMEX provides no formal training. Even after learning all markets, and attaining knowledge far greater than your superiors, you may not be promoted due to pure nepotism. This coupled with a culture that promotes women depending on the shortness of their skirt, make it difficult for a young intelligent man to advance.
Advice to Senior Management – Create a culture of learning
No, I would not recommend this company to a friend
Pros – The work place supports a cozy work environment in addition to a good work/life balance. In addition, it provides a window of opportunity to network with clients.
Cons – The company could focus on enhancing internal opportunities for employees and compensating employees based on fair market value in order to retain the talent pool.
Advice to Senior Management – Management could do a better job of assessing the subordinates' needs and career pursuits. In addition, they could also tailor the work environment to assist the employees to accomplish their goals.