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Lek Securities Reviews

Updated September 29, 2018
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  1. "sales trader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Lek Securities full-time

    Pros

    good environment to work in

    Cons

    too small of a trading desk


  2. "Unsettled atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Broker in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Broker in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Lek Securities full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    They don't micro manage employees.

    Cons

    Poor benefits, salary structure is weak

    Advice to Management

    Pay your people better

  3. "Competitive Environment"

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    Former Employee - Information Technology
    Former Employee - Information Technology
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lek Securities full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Management allows you opportunity to thrive and prove yourself. Excellent company to kickstart your career. Benefits and experience are fantastic.

    Cons

    Long hours, constant pressure, weekend work.


  4. "Great"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Chicago, IL
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Lek Securities as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Laid back, great group of people who really know a lot about the industry.

    Cons

    No cons to think of really, sometimes work is slow and menial, but thats just because the business.


  5. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Lek Securities full-time

    Pros

    Smart, focussed, driven, can-do people

    Cons

    Huge workload, Long Hours, Fuzzy targets.

    Lek Securities Response

    May 16, 2017 – CISO

    Thank you for your review!


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Lek Securities (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice office and good view.

    Cons

    Working environment could be intense.

    Advice to Management

    n/a

    Lek Securities Response

    May 16, 2017 – CISO

    Thank you for your review!


  7. "summer internship"

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    Current Intern - Summer Intern in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Lek Securities as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    flexible, get access to lots of things

    Cons

    no growth, average people to work with

    Advice to Management

    there's no management going on at that palce

  8. "OK place"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Lek Securities as an intern

    Pros

    free lunch, flexible, learn directly from senior people .......

    Cons

    theres no rules within the firm so you have to fight for everything, even the slightest thing that you should have been offered in the first place


  9. "Working Experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Lek Securities full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    A very transparent and open communication environment. It promotes trust in day-to-day interactions between co-workers. There is a great sense of balance between work and personal life. Entrepreneurial environment.

    Cons

    There is room for improvement in the compensation structure.

    Advice to Management

    There is room for improvement in the compensation structure.

    Lek Securities Response

    May 16, 2017 – CISO

    Thank you for your review!