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Nasdaq Reviews

Updated March 27, 2017
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  1. "Enterprise Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Manager in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Manager in Boston, MA
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people who work at Nasdaq, forward thinking, good communication from management, recognize and award success.

    Cons

    Very bureaucratic environment and disparate systems. Lack of accountability.


  2. "Intern data scientist"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq as an intern

    Pros

    Good work life balance; nice colleagues and managers

    Cons

    projects not very well organized


  3. "Great place but high stress levels"

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    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Developer in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Interesting projects in finance industry
    Many skilled employees

    Cons

    High stress levels
    Unclear requirements for job promotions


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  5. "Good but could be great"

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    Current Employee - Sales - Global Corporate Solutions in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Sales - Global Corporate Solutions in Chicago, IL
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Strong brand to help open doors for new business discussions
    Great value prop around innovation, integration and intelligence
    Knowledgeable leadership and supportive management
    Good pay, good benefits

    Cons

    Challenge to navigate internally with such a large company
    Multiple sales people contacting the same buyers can cause confusion/frustration
    Disconnected internal platforms cause inefficiencies with day-to-day work
    Hybrid role of hunter/farmer takes people away from what they do best

    Advice to Management

    Help us be more efficient and focused so we are better positioned to succeed.


  6. "Intense and rewarding"

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

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Leaderships honors and encourages entrepreneurialism, both within and outside your specific role. Strong sense of mission and significant efforts made to communicate across the company's locations and business units. Strong leadership in place with a genuine interest in employee retention.

    Cons

    Limited work/life balance, very intense place to work. Highly siloed and hierarchical structure which can lead to inefficiencies and frustration. Budgets are always tight, need to fight for funding which while frustrating leads to very purposeful spending.

    Advice to Management

    Difficult to save your way to growth, success in projects and initiatives is limited by resources/funding which can lead to unrealized potential. Keep focus on employee communication, has been effective in improving the internal culture.


  7. "Sales"

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

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Incredible technology and vision for future for growth

    Cons

    Lack of career advancement


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good company with clear guidelines

    Cons

    Very US centric could be sometime difficult to deal with


  9. "Great Team Environment"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great team(s). Rewarding work. Great benefits.

    Cons

    Often overworked. Hard to earn a promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Try to tap into individual skill sets and spread responsibility. Compensate those who are willing to take on more responsibility.


  10. Helpful (4)

    "Great place to work but..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, competitive salaries, good corporate atmosphere

    Cons

    difficult to move within the company if you aren't upper management already.

    Advice to Management

    help push for promotions at lower levels of the corporate ladder for deserving employees


  11. "Open to new ideas and innovation which is unique for financial services!"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Nasdaq as an intern

    Pros

    Lots of interesting people who have their door open to you. The company cares about innovation and new ideas.

    Cons

    The size of the company forces it to be slow and bureaucratic. The firewall is unbearable.

    Advice to Management

    Restructure company to separate innovation focused initiatives from cash cow businesses.



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