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MarketAxess Chairman and CEO Rick McVey
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  1. "Very professional, enjoyable company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at MarketAxess full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Location, office, people, compensation, professionalism , senior management is awesome, company has a bright future

    Cons

    Slightly older employees but a lot of younger employees the last year or two

    Advice to Management

    More corporate events


  2. "Internship Experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Software Development Intern in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Software Development Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at MarketAxess as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent friendly atmosphere. Learned a lot.

    Cons

    Would have wanted a little more direction


  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great company to work for."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    Smart genuinely good people, great environment, they compensate people well.

    Cons

    It's finance. If that's not your cup of tea, MarketAxess isn't for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing!


  4. "Summer Internship"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Sales Internship in New York, NY
    Former Intern - Sales Internship in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at MarketAxess as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great teaching programs. Movement between different departments.

    Cons

    Sometimes monotonous tasks such as data entry.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The boss is really professional and you can definitely learn a lot from. People there are so nice to work with.

    Cons

    Not that I can think of


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The atmosphere is amazing. The people are very friendly and helpful, and there is little vertical hierarchy. Also good pay.

    Cons

    Full-time position work hours might be a bit strenuous. Coworkers sometimes started 6-7 AM and ended at 8 PM.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. Very enjoyable experience.


  7. Helpful (3)

    "MarketAxess on the advance in OTC markets"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - BENELUX and MENA Sales in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - BENELUX and MENA Sales in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Excellent at positioning their product in the ever changing world of OTC markets
    - At the forefront of developing solutions outside of the box
    - Company has become extremely dynamic with developing unique products with global acceptance
    -Being there for 7 years, the company has done really well to create a close community between buy side and sell side with good relationships with all sides
    - The company culture encourages open communication and feedback from staff at all levels.
    - A friendly, professional and fun environment to work for.
    - Excellent work life balance.

    Cons

    - Fierce competition in the vendor space so have to be adaptable
    - Smaller company so job progress a bit more challenged but the new products and dynamic nature of the clients and functionality, compensates


  8. "Small Focused Company with Good Management Support"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Management very active and accessible - true 'lead by example' culture.
    Good work life balance

    Cons

    none that come to mind


  9. "Great place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great salary and benefits
    - Company's business is on the uptick
    - Nice people
    - Great location in NYC

    Cons

    - Culture is a bit stagnant
    - Relatively few new or interesting projects to work on
    - Management needs to develop and communicate a plan for the future

    Advice to Management

    As I said before, it is unclear what the company's direction is. It's doing better than it used to, but it would be nice to see some risk taking, opportunities for growth for employees, etc


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