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Updated Jun 13, 2022

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  • "poor management(in 28 reviews)
  • "Low salaries compared to the market standards(in 27 reviews)
  • "You have to stay in this position for hte entire year to earn a discretionary bonus.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Nepotism runs rampant in this company i.e. family members report to each other.(in 11 reviews)
  • "All managers think they are above and free to do what they want as they please but expect their team to work like crazy while they are having fun at the pub, they start late in the morning, finish early in the evening whilst the employees must stick to 9 to 6.(in 11 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Carve your career path

    Feb 28, 2022 - Marketing Manager 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    FXCM culture is made of great managers and talented people that work really hard everyday and really think out of the box. You could carve your path in this firm from the junior lever to high manager and you will have all the support and opportunities. No micro mangers in marketing and great collaboration , many talented and dedicated people that try new things daily.

    Cons

    Compliance and due process is derailing any type of visionary ideas.

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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Stay away

    Jun 13, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Dwindled down to a small company.

    Cons

    Highly micro managed. Incompetent managers and higher ups making decisions that caused demise.

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  3. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    great place

    Dec 11, 2021 - Director 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    loved the firm and miss them

    Cons

    expect to work hard and

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    Best working experience

    Dec 2, 2021 - Senior Associate 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Very friendly , professional working environment.

    Cons

    At least None for me

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  5. 2.0
    Former Employee, more than 5 years

    Forex trading account manager.

    Nov 23, 2021 - Forex Trader 
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Being an amazing section to deal with.

    Cons

    The issue of independence is paramount.

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  6. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Looks out for you

    Sep 5, 2021 - Financial Service Representative (FSR) in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    - Looks out for you

    Cons

    - Shut down US operations

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  7. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Good company to grow with

    Sep 29, 2021 - Senior Business Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Promotes from within mostly and is very customer oriented

    Cons

    Not enough staff for the workload and pay is not at industry standards

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  8. 3.0
    Current Employee

    Pays well, but you earn every cent

    Jul 28, 2021 - Operations in Frisco, TX
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    Pros

    Flexible, great pay, good benefits. Great training program and they are easy to work with.

    Cons

    Long work hours otherwise it is impossible to meet their goal #s. No matter how high your #s are ..they want more.

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  9. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work. Love the people. Share great cultural food.

    May 5, 2021 - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in New York, NY
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    Pros

    Always a fun place to come to work. The food. Yes. The food parties.

    Cons

    Nothing real. Cannot find anything dissatisfactory.

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