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Futures First info services pvt Reviews

Updated January 18, 2017
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Futures First info services pvt CEO Marc Lagesse
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Pros
  • Chance to earn a lot of money if you succeed in trading (in 14 reviews)

  • I can make a lot of money if you are good at it (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-life balance is affected by the awkward and long hours, some find it stressful (in 19 reviews)

  • Odd working hours, upto 1:00 am (in 22 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (2)

    "Wonderful, enriching and learnt a lot of things"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The mentors are really good, helpful and help you learn and encourage you to learn by making new mistakes.

    Cons

    Risky job. High attrition rate. Need tot keep performing continuously.


  2. "Futures First is a very nice company with a very entrepreneurial environment."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Environment, great exposure

    Cons

    Just like any other sport, It is very competitive.


  3. "great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Futures First info services pvt full-time

    Pros

    Performance tied compensation. I can make a lot of money if you are good at it

    Cons

    Not many exit opportunities after working here


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  5. "High Reward, Higher Risk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    1) The company offers you brilliant oppurtunity to earn to the fullest.
    2) It's exciting and you work for your own benefit hence it's no pain to work at all...( You may want to skip your lunch for it)
    3) The time is fixed and hence there is no pressure ooutside office.

    Cons

    1) A Constant tension of the trades made may be harmful.
    2) Like everyone says, There is a lot of risk as in you may get fired at any point of time based on your performance.

    Advice to Management

    You may want to improve the attretion rate and give chances to the indivisual more bcz it matters for there careers.


  6. "Good culture, very Employee centric-Gurgaon"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Futures First info services pvt full-time

    Pros

    1. Good culture in the branch over all.
    2. Employee centric
    3. Open to new ideas and feedback
    4. Independant, challenging work environment

    Cons

    1. Immature employees over all as this is there first job and they don't really know what's the environment in other organisations and what are they getting at FF.
    2. Arrogant peers-again due to lack of exposure in other organisations.

    Advice to Management

    Need to identify and capitalise upon the right talent within the organisation.


  7. "Interest rate trading analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jaipur, Rajasthan (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jaipur, Rajasthan (India)

    I worked at Futures First info services pvt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    It is a Great opportunity to retire early. Basic pay is not much but bonus can be extravagant. Number of hours can vary depending on which market you trade.

    Cons

    It's a stressful job. Learning opportunities are limited as you play more on your instincts then your knowledge. Only a handful are made for this job.

    Advice to Management

    Involvement from management is optimal. They should allow more time outs though. Time to time they sponsor decent trips and outdoor activities which is great.


  8. "tradingggg"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Futures First info services pvt full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    great bonus structure, independent decision making, challenging

    Cons

    high stress level and pressure

    Advice to Management

    be little flexible and open to suggestions


  9. "Dynamic place to work"

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    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Market Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Futures First info services pvt full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Money is the biggest factor. The job is not monotonous so you never get bored

    Cons

    It can get stressful sometimes plus timings are very odd for a few products

    Advice to Management

    For Gurgaon manager, Sir you are doing a good job..


  10. "Review for FF"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Futures First info services pvt full-time

    Pros

    -No office politics in the job
    -No clerical work to be done
    -Freedom in deciding your trading strategies

    Cons

    -Embedded risk of any trading job
    -Long work hours, could be exhausting at times
    -More focus on low risk, high volume trading style

    Advice to Management

    Management should understand different trading styles of different traders and should not try to impose same requirement on all. Also, should consider adding options trading


  11. "Interest Rate Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Interest Rate Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Interest Rate Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Futures First info services pvt (More than a year)

    Pros

    Front office role with trading Eurodollar Futures

    Cons

    Work timings get too stressful



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