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Updated April 17, 2017
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  • work life balance with support for global clients (in 10 reviews)

  • Shifting priorities at division senior management level (in 19 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience"

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

    I worked at Nasdaq as a contractor

    Pros

    High energy work environment
    Smart colleagues push you to do your best

    Cons

    On occasion people had breakdowns at thGeir desks, due to pressure and stress.
    Systems change with little notice

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the 'little people' in the office. They have excellent ideas on how to make operations run more smoothly.
    Temps are excellent resources-hire them!


  2. "Enterprise Account Manager"

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    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.


  3. "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


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  5. "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


  6. "Good but could be great"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  7. "Website service manager for Investor relations"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vilnius (Lithuania)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Vilnius (Lithuania)

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

    Pros

    Well known company, stylish, respectful

    Cons

    lots of bureaucracy, hard to get promoted


  8. "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.


  9. "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


  10. "Great company"

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    Current Intern - Summer Intern in Sydney (Australia)
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in Sydney (Australia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to the business.
    Helpful & patient mentors.
    Lots of useful training sessions.
    Chill (compare to my friends who are interning in banking).
    Possible return offer for both casual and full-time opportunities.

    Cons

    Intern salary is not great compare to other companies in the industry, but Nasdaq treats us better compare to other companies as well.


  11. 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



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