Capital Asset Exchange and Trading (CAE) - Ridiculously long hours, high stress | Glassdoor
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"Ridiculously long hours, high stress"

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Redwood City, CA
Doesn't Recommend

Pros

-50k base + commission starting
-nice office, gym on premise
-if you really put in the effort, you'll get pretty good pay, but that requires basically working 16 hours a day for 6 days a week

Cons

-terrible hours. 7am-7pm regular hours, expected to stay til 9-10pm, have to work on Sundays
-Not the most pleasant work environment. You will be fighting each other to close deals, always have to watch your back
-Managers swear at you if you don't meet their high expectations

Advice to Management

provide guidance and don't explode on employees

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

  1. Helpful (11)

    "Tough work environment with long hours and a great deal of pressure and press"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - International Asset Trader in Redwood City, CA
    Current Employee - International Asset Trader in Redwood City, CA
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    You will have the ability to make a lot of money in a short amount of time

    Cons

    If you have two consecutives bad months of sales you can are a great candidate to get fired. Job security does not exist at CAE.


  2. Helpful (15)

    "Work Hard, Play Hard"

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    • 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?

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