Nomura Holdings Reviews

Updated September 15, 2014
Updated September 15, 2014
69 Reviews
3.5
69 Reviews
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Koji Nagai
7 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • 1: It is well know for Work Life Balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Great atmosphere to work, very employee-friendly environment (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Salary is not par with other IBs (in 3 reviews)

  • Major decisions are driven by teams in London and Tokyo (in 3 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Nomura

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings

    Pros

    Nomura - Good place to work

    Cons

    Do not see much cons over the Pros

  2.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate - Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Associate - Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    gain business knowledge
    good management
    employee friendly env. with good facilities/services

    Cons

    Top - down communication needs improvement
    slow promotion

    Recommends
  3.  

    Good and formal working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Intern in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Nomura Holdings as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    good learning curve in Nomura

    Cons

    very strict with their security policies

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate - Principal Developer  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate - Principal Developer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Nomura offers excellent work environment, open door policy, lots of space to work with least micro management. Nature of job is challenging, and one learns new things every day.

    Cons

    Uncertainty about companies prospects & unclear HR practices are the biggest downsides. Although, I don't think there are many others.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    THis company values its employees

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    lots of opportunities to get closer with business for people working in technology

    Cons

    Not up to the mark with use of technologies and processes

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Great place to work, sucks they are not hiring

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nomura Holdings as an intern

    Pros

    I found the culture to be extremely supportive and my supervisors always tried to help my personal development

    Cons

    Certain divisions are not making money, drags down their bottomline

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More effective communication to employees about job cuts

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good culture and great people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Market Risk Associate  in  Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Market Risk Associate in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    No micro management in work, fairly good working environment without any politics, intellectual people, very helping nature of colleagues, good work life balance, salaries at/above par with the industry

    Cons

    slightly conservative approach, at times small approvals take very long

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    slightly less conservative approach is required

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Good at overall freedom and opportunity to learn business but very bad at work culture, politics and technology

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good at overall freedom and opportunity to learn business

    Cons

    but very bad at work culture, politics and technology

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  10.  

    Nomura

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst  in  Powai, Maharashtra (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in Powai, Maharashtra (India)

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent work life culture and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    not employee centric, may feel like monotonous

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good company to work for, respect to employee. Salary just OK.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Developer  in  Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Developer in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good facilities, good salary (though just average amongst IBs), nice work.

    Cons

    Salary could be better. Not systematic, still evolving process-wise. Not much other activities for employees.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Follow processes, retain good people, have better pay.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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