Capital Asset Exchange and Trading (CAE) - Work Hard, Play Hard | Glassdoor
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Helpful (15)

"Work Hard, Play Hard"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Capital Asset Trader in Redwood City, CA
Current Employee - Capital Asset Trader in Redwood City, CA
Recommends

Pros

- Really great salary
- Awesome bonus trips and prizes
- Fast exciting and extremely competitive
- Ideal environment for someone who loves winning, all the time
- Really great employees: everyone is on the same page in terms of intelligence, competitiveness, drive, and work ethic.

Cons

- When things are good, they are really good. When things are bad, they are really bad.
- 12-14 hour work days, everyday
- Stressful at times
- You have to be on top of your game all the time, very high standards, no room for error.

Advice to Management

- More PTO?

Other Employee Reviews for Capital Asset Exchange and Trading (CAE)

  1. Helpful (10)

    "Overworked and Not Enough Positive Reinforcement"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    If you're looking for a place to make AT LEAST $100K here is the place to be. Surrounded by everyone with a common goal, which is to make $$$. Everyone will do what it takes to make that buck.

    Cons

    If you want a personal life forget it. If you want to be chastised by the CEO on the floor when you're not hitting your numbers here's the place to be. Everyone here is overworked and fearful of losing their job everyday. Executive team doesn't care about you at all and will frown upon you going to lunch or even requesting time off. As they do pay quite well they feel they should own you. Workhard and playhard mentality is more so WORK HARD with rare glimpses of play hard. Lots of turnover. It was better when it was being ran by the now COO of the company compared to the new CEO.

    Advice to Management

    More positive reinforcement, grow a conscious and show compassion.


  2. Helpful (14)

    "Put in the time and get the experience"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Menlo Park, CA
    Recommends

    Pros

    CAE is a small to mid-size company that offers its employees extensive National/International experience in semi-conductor equipment trading, writing contracts, negotiation, and arbitration.

    Benefits:
    Uncapped earning potential-generous commission structure
    Generous base salary
    Great experience
    Rapidly growing company with advancement opportunities

    Cons

    CAE is a highly competitive environment that requires constant attention.

    Obstacles:
    Challenging environment
    Long work days
    High pressure work environment

    Advice to Management

    “Way to go’s” are needed more often. A little support goes a long way.

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