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  1. "Legal and Compliance Associate"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great exposure to a wide range of topics.

    Cons

    Limited guidance which made it difficult to complete projects


  2. "Friendly co-workers, Ridiculous management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alpari (US) full-time

    Pros

    Very friendly co-workers, OK benefits compared to similar type of companies.

    Cons

    Management has no clue how to manage, policies changes on a irregular basis.

  3. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alpari (US) full-time

    Pros

    Fair is a good way to describe this company.

    Cons

    No Longer operating in the US


  4. "Inept management breeds culture of disappointment."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alpari (US) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    standard company benefits are the only appeal

    Cons

    Management and failed marketing campaigns doomed the upstart company.

    Advice to Management

    If there is still potential for a turnaround, replace top management immediately.


  5. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good teams, helpful co-workers, not-so-uptight environment, great location on wall street, relaxed policy on days off, very good work/life balance

    Cons

    Unstable and uncertain due to the nature of the industry, lack of weekly communication from management and executives on firm performance

    Advice to Management

    More direct communication on weekly periodic firm performance


  6. "Very bad management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Alpari (US) full-time

    Pros

    There are no pros at this company.

    Cons

    Management does not know what they are doing and they underpay all their employees.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "This company is young and potential for growth"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Alpari (US) full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Young talents, relaxed corporate environment, good bonus structure

    Cons

    No glass walls, Numberous competing firms, Not too much analytical work involved

  8. "Growing presence in the US"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    Pros

    - Tremendous room for professional growth
    - Aggressively hiring

    Cons

    - Prioritization of revenue producing departments

    Advice to Management

    - To promote honest feedback
    - Launch 180-degree reviews
    - More performance reviews


  9. "Fast paced, fun, sales-driven environment, with a very respectful attitude towards employees"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Fast growing industry brand presence and recognition amongst clients worldwide
    Comprehensive Product Offering
    Warm Prospects/Ease of Conversion
    Close-knit company feel
    Professional HR
    Easy, low pressure sales environment
    Base Compensation can be higher than industry average compared to most firms, depending on your level of experience. Entry Level Base compensation is the same or lower than the competitors.

    Cons

    Poor Business Development/Technology
    Lack of Experience in Front Line Management
    Poor Marketing
    Poor Website
    Low Payouts/Commissions for Salespeople
    Lack of coordination between departments
    Unstable industry