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FXCM Reviews

Updated June 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Everyone was laid back and nice to talk to and you can learn a lot here as a fresher (in 10 reviews)

  • Flexible schedule, overtime when you want it, good work life balance (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • most people not part of "the group" are unhappy and try to leave which results in high turnover (in 9 reviews)

  • unreasonable request from senior management (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very young and motivate environment

    Cons

    Can be a little clicky


  2. "reconcilation specialist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FXCM full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good benefits , do not have to work long hours.

    Cons

    management needs to be improved.

  3. "Balanced work-life"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    reasonable hours, casual work environment

    Cons

    not much room for growth

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  4. ""OK" Starting Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wylie, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Wylie, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FXCM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Employees, Great Location, High learning Curve

    Cons

    No 401k Match, Stressful at times

    Advice to Management

    Help employees grow


  5. "Aml investigator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Compliance Associate in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Compliance Associate in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great co-workers, looks good on resume.
    I have had opportunity to teach myself a lot of things I can take to next job

    Cons

    Micro managing, very high turnover rate in many departments, poor management, not competitive pay at all, hard work not appreciated

    Advice to Management

    Make all management take classes on how to be managers. Stop nitpicking the little things, and listen when employees say they have ideas or are unhappy


  6. "A pleasant place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great people. Plenty of opportunities for advancement. Fantastic view of New York from the office.

    Cons

    High turn-over, compensation is not up to par


  7. "Customer Representative Intern"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great management. Very humble. There were lenient since I was an intern.

    Cons

    No cons. Everything was great and expected from a reputable company.

    Advice to Management

    Great management. Keep up the good work.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "FX muli asset strategist"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forex Currency Trader in Fairfax, VA
    Current Employee - Forex Currency Trader in Fairfax, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    forex.com platform is very flexible.

    Cons

    sometimes the latency can be slow

    Advice to Management

    move to a mobile G5


  9. "Operations Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Client Liaison/Customer Service Representative/Operations Associate in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Client Liaison/Customer Service Representative/Operations Associate in Dallas, TX

    I worked at FXCM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    opportunity for bilingual personnel, open to the public for anyone to trade foreign currency

    Cons

    Have to be available to work all shifts


  10. "Marketing Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great working environment great salary
    best in FX

    Cons

    low speed quite few promotion
    not good for young professnals

    Advice to Management

    spead it up


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