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Macquarie Group Reviews

Updated August 20, 2017
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Macquarie Group Managing Director and CEO Nicholas W. Moore
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  • Work life balance is bit difficult to manage (in 68 reviews)

  • can be stressful and long hours (in 66 reviews)

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  1. "software developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    work life balance is good

    Cons

    there are no cons to post


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good mobility options"

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    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity here to grow your career

    Cons

    At times still operates like a small company - systems are catching up though

    Advice to Management

    Break down those silos between businesses - truly

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Human Resources Coordinator"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very flexible with their work schedules. Work/life balance is a priority. Value your opinion!

    Cons

    Human Resources doesn't have much privacy, if any at all.

    Advice to Management

    Consider providing HR personnel with their own private space to value the confidentiality of other employees.


  4. "Overall net positive"

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    Current Contractor - Devops Engineer in Houston, TX
    Current Contractor - Devops Engineer in Houston, TX
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Macquarie Group as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work environment, competent co-workers, challenging work

    Cons

    Poorly defined roles and responsibilities, little work life balance, dated IT infrastructure

    Advice to Management

    Some internally developed IT systems can use an usability upgrade, workflows can use some streamlining


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company, can be intense"

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

    I have been working at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Great company, great pay, good vacation, decent benefits

    Cons

    if you are lazy, or just want to be left alone to do your work, this probably isn't the place for you.

    Advice to Management

    make the people you care about feel secure in their positions


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great pay and benefits, Australian company with inspiring culture

    Cons

    Not a lot of support for technical jobs

    Advice to Management

    More technical training focus for support jobs


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Good environment to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Macquarie Group full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to learn because of growth in the US
    They recognize success and leadership pretty well

    Cons

    Long hours and high expectations
    Managers can be pretty tough on people
    Sydney-centric management and decision making

    Advice to Management

    Keep relying on local expertise to expand and grow in new markets

  8. "good experience"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I worked at Macquarie Group as an intern

    Pros

    good work environment, nice people

    Cons

    limited deal flow compared other major banks


  9. "Still a ways to go in the US"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Most co-worker were good people

    Cons

    - Trading floor style seating arrangement
    - Senior US management lacking direction

    Advice to Management

    Find someone more experienced and respected to run the US platform


  10. "Great stepping stone"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great people that were also very smart and analytical

    Cons

    Not a lot of meaningful work, but I was an intern so that was kind of expected


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