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"Institutional Trade Support"

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Former Employee - Institutional Trade Support in Jersey City, NJ
Former Employee - Institutional Trade Support in Jersey City, NJ
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

It is a very fast pace role with hundreds of phone calls and trade issues need to be addressed on the daily basis. Such environment is good for a entry level individuals who would like to establish his/her career in trading. The team that I worked with are fabulous individuals with great industry knowledge and years of experience.

Cons

Since it is family own, you really have to play politics well to survive and move up. There are individuals in the management team that are really not suitable for their roles while others that are really capable got ouster after losing the political fight. Also Fido's salary is kind of lag behind the industry, so do expect getting paid a little less than the peers.

Advice to Management

I used to love this company, until the two round of layoffs in the 07 and 08 where lots good talents were let go, while incompetent few were safe since they know how to kiss up. I eventually decided to move on for better a year later after witness how demoralized the team and the office got....

Other Employee Reviews for Fidelity Investments

  1. "Financial Representative"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Current Employee - Financial Representative in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Company really does want to take care of its clients, and the people you work with are great.

    Cons

    Pay is not great compared to industry average, not exciting, some managers are very mediocre, it is very difficult to get recognized by upper management. very tall corporate structure.

    Advice to Management

    Get better management training. I have had more managers that were terrible than I have managers that were great.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Overall good company only thing they make you in little nervous by doing the re-org every now and then."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Merrimack, NH
    Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Merrimack, NH
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Fidelity Investments full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work culture is good. Colleagues and top management are good.

    Cons

    Lot of re-org every now and then.

    Advice to Management

    Please Stop doing the site-strategy which you are loosing the good employees who was working for decades.

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