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Found 378 of over 378 reviews
3.6
74% Recommend to a Friend
94% Approve of CEO

Found 17 of over 378 reviews

3.6
74%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
FXCM CEO Brendan Callan (no image)
Brendan Callan
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  • "poor management(in 29 reviews)
  • "Low salaries compared to the market standards(in 28 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 13 reviews)
  • "You have to stay in this position for hte entire year to earn a discretionary bonus.(in 12 reviews)
  • "Lots of workload and low pay(in 12 reviews)
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  1. 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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  2. 1.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Good for beginners. Not a long term plan

    Aug 24, 2020 - FX Dealer in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Decent Salary Range. Very Relaxing Working Environment.

    Cons

    Bad company culture. Favoritism is the main concern for most of the employees

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  3. 4.0
    Former Intern

    Forex Trading Intern

    Dec 5, 2017 - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Competitive working environment/ Complete training sessions and more.

    Cons

    Overloading working time and more.

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  4. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Great work environment.. lack of advancement opportunities

    Jun 2, 2017 - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good time off (vacation, PTO, and sick days) Good work life balance Fantastic coworkers, working environment with great collaborative energy Team work

    Cons

    limit opportunities to advance base pay is on the lower side although the bonuses make up for that

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    1 person found this review helpful
  5. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Balanced work-life

    Dec 12, 2016 - Software Developer in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    reasonable hours, casual work environment

    Cons

    not much room for growth

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Marketing Analyst

    May 6, 2016 - Market Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    great working environment great salary best in FX

    Cons

    low speed quite few promotion not good for young professnals

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  7. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Interesting Place to Work

    Aug 24, 2015 - Financial Services Representative in New York, NY
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good quarterly bonuses, fun work environment

    Cons

    Terrible Base Salary, Poor Job Security

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    1 person found this review helpful
  8. 3.0
    Former Employee

    Accounting clerk

    Feb 18, 2015 -  
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good company, ceo is usually at the office and very friendly. Nice work environment

    Cons

    Underpaid- pretty much the only con I can think of.

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  9. 5.0
    Current Intern, less than 1 year

    Wonderful Internship Opportunity

    Aug 20, 2014 - Business Intelligence Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    1) very professional and supportive working environment 2) gave a lot of opportunities for interns to practice 3) The training is very strict but valuable

    Cons

    need to be a quick learner to get familiar to the forex market

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  10. 4.0
    Current Intern, less than 1 year

    Great experience working as a FX Broker Intern doing sales and financial services.

    Dec 20, 2013 - FX Broker Intern in San Francisco, CA
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work environment, employees, work ethic, and overall ability to be proactive.

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility and no clear focus on tasks assigned.

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    2 people found this review helpful
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