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GAIN Capital Overview

Bedminster, NJ
501 to 1000 employees
1999
Company - Public (GCAP)
Finance
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
There is plenty to lose in the foreign currency exchange market, but this company would like you to focus on the potential gains. GAIN Capital Holdings provides over-the-counter foreign exchange (forex) services to retail traders (responsible for about 85% of the ... Read more

GAIN Capital – Why Work For Us?


ACCESS TO THE WORLD'S FINANCIAL MARKETS

At GAIN Capital, we provide retail traders and institutions with exceptional liquidity, technology and service to trade global financial markets

Opening up financial markets

GAIN Capital is best known for our globally recognized retail FX and CFD trading brands, FOREX.com and City Index. We provide over 150,000 retail traders from around the world with the tools and pricing they need to help them succeed in today's financial markets.

Trading solutions for institutions

It's not just retail traders whom we service. We provide institutions such as banks, brokers, hedge funds and professional traders with liquidity and technology solutions to trade on over 12,500 leveraged OTC and exchange-traded markets. We also operate GTX, an innovative ECN for institutonal FX trading.

Offer new products & markets to your customers

We also help over 900 partners be part of the 5-trillion-dollar-a-day FX market. We provide our partners with complete turn-key solutions that enable them to diversify their product range and offer thousands of CFD, FX and futures markets to their customers, quickly and easily. Contact us to find out how we can add more value to your business.

Why partner with GAIN Capital?

Financial strength & transparency

As a global, publicly traded company on the NYSE (NYSE:GCAP), we aim to meet the highest standards of corporate governance, financial reporting and disclosure.

Strong regulatory protection for all our clients

We are regulated in seven jurisdictions worldwide, offering a strong level of protection for your business.

Specialists in OTC & exchange-traded markets

We provide an exceptional range of 12,500+ FX, CFDs, option, spread bet and futures products to make it easy to access and trade global markets.

Exceptional liquidity, execution & pricing

As one of the largest global FX and CFD providers, we have developed strong relationships with tier one liquidity providers, enabling us to pass on superior liquidity, execution and spreads.

Solutions that are tried, trusted and scalable

We have over 18 years in building trading solutions, giving us the expertise and technical know-how to provide our 900+ partners with the best possible service.

Global footprint with local service

We have offices in the US, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australia that provide our customers with local support in multiple languages.

Working at GAIN Capital

With a business spanning four continents, multiple products and thousands of markets, GAIN Capital is a fast-paced and dynamic industry leader. We value our employees, and know that we would not be where we are today without their imagination, teamwork and dedication. Providing a great service to our retail and institutional customers is our number one objective, and every one of our employees is focused on delivering the best possible trading experience.

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    Current Employee - IT Program Manager in Bedminster, NJ
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    I have been working at GAIN Capital full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Company has plenty of projects to keep staff busy - If you are the type to want to dive in and add your value, this is the place for you. People are friendly/fun to work with - Salary and benefits are good - work/life balance is good - some opportunity to work remote in some positions if you've proven you can get your job done on time/to requirement - Good work/workers are appreciated - Intern program is also a positive to help young people grow in career experience - Some fun activities are planned throughout the year for staff such as Christmas party and summer BBQ - Decent PTO # days is offered

    Cons

    Basic holiday schedule - If you are not motivated to work you may not like it here - Friendly/positive people looking to make an impact do well here

    Advice to Management

    Add company matching for charity donations

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GAIN Capital Interviews

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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 4 days. I interviewed at GAIN Capital (Bedminster, NJ) in August 2016.

    Interview

    Had a two part interview on the same day. First i met with two junior personals, asked about general questions. Then interviewed with their manager. The interview was fairly easy and simple.

    Interview Questions

    • General interview questions, what's your strength and weakness, what do you see yourself doing in 5 years.   Answer Question
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GAIN Capital Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2015
  • Best Retail Forex Trading Platform in North America, Global Brands Magazine, 2013
  • Best Places to Work in New Jersey (Large), Best Companies Group, 2012
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