Nasdaq Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2020

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3.7
74%
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97%
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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman
Adena Friedman
126 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great respect for work life balance too(in 42 reviews)

  • "She cares and wants to make a real difference both in the business and in the work environment(in 31 reviews)

Cons
  • "Politics, micro management, senior management Changes often(in 21 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be better, employees still respond to emails even on leaves or weekends(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "good exits ops"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    good exit ops, decent salary, experience, professionalism

    Cons

    no work life balance but you probably know that

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  2. "Excellent company"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Special businesses, consistently profitable and good grower. Understands it’s success is due to its team, it’s ability to attract innovative, smart, thoughtful people. Respectful culture, meritocracy.

    Cons

    It’s very structured, which means it’s very thoughtful and careful but not always the fastest moving.


  3. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good people good benefits good leadership good work/life balance very trusting work environment

    Cons

    sometimes have to take on responsibilities outside of job description

  4. "Director"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Very high energy working environment Dedicated staff

    Cons

    Long hours, work/life balance questionable Little room for advancement

  5. "Great job if you like traveling"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Multimedia Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of travel, event management, and technical knowledge gained from this position.

    Cons

    Low salary, and expected to work 24/7

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  6. "Good place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Product Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Incredible CEO that is very forward looking

    Cons

    Not much collaboration between teams

  7. "Amazing company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    No bad things to say

  8. "Great company in a really interesting industry"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    the people and the number opportunities to work on interesting problems across the global financial services community.

    Cons

    Can at times be overly focused near-term objectives.

  9. "Amazing place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Extremely talented, visionary management team. Strong brand and reputation in financial services industry. Competitive compensation packages and opportunity to take on significant responsibility if you are a strong contributor.

    Cons

    Promotions can sometimes be dependent upon the initiative of your manager, rather than on merit. I often saw weaker performers with highly proactive managers climb the ranks quickly, while extremely talented individuals with less interested managers tended to stagnate in their current roles.

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  10. "nasdaq is a good"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - QA Automation Test Engineer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    company's working environment is awesome

    Cons

    barely they do support remote work

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