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Pros
  • Work-life balance for some departments (in 34 reviews)

  • Very good work culture - quite meritocratic (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "be good to your manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good projects, Canteen services, good architecture

    Cons

    Meagre salary, manager controlled career you have to be a booze buddy to survive, incompetent managers who beleive they are wall street wolves.

    Advice to Management

    Please assess your managers for their competencies as they are cutting off their co workers to save their own position


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    "Worst Company for IT folks"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nomura Holdings full-time

    Pros

    Drop Facility
    Food Service is good

    Cons

    No challenging work, you will be hired just for the support work in the dev team.
    Worst managers, they will take you in the meeting room and give you 2-3 hours of lecture on rubbish things. It happens every week. Every employee joined with me are all frustrated with the type of a work or from the managers.

    Advice to Management

    Remove the jerk managers holding their position from 7/8 years.


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    "Good company lead by fool management (new management powai india)"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Powai, Assam (India)
    Former Employee - Analyst in Powai, Assam (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nomura Holdings full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good infrastructure.
    Good shift allowance
    Good canteen facility
    Good cab facility
    Good insurance policy facility including family
    Good management at international level desk /region

    Cons

    Poor system not at all user friendly, everything is manual.
    Manual is the end resolution and key word of Nomura
    Poor management with no knowledge and fake hopes
    Management wants to b free all time if one incident occurrs they will eat up d person who did.
    Slow growth.

    Advice to Management

    I wished to work with Nomura for min 5yrs but when i been part of Nomura my expectations went wrong.
    Eg : 15 mins report is now 50mins just by adding controls
    to avoid risk All by grace of powai management they don't realize all things are manual again its a risk who will make them understand.


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  5. "Disorganized, beginning to unravel"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Current Employee - Associate in Tokyo (Japan)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance (not much is expected of you outside of core office hours)

    Cons

    Poor management and lack of communication/vision which shows through performance in overseas markets.
    Diverse employee base but lack of diverse thinking for such a large international company.
    No career growth opportunities. HR lack people skills.

    Advice to Management

    Take a step back and decide the future direction of the firm.


  6. "Bad company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    nothing is good at all

    Cons

    everything is very very bad


  7. "struggling in overseas business"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Associate in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nomura Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Japanese bosses tend to show respect for staff. Work-life balance is better than American banks.

    Cons

    Management pretty clueless about international business. Post-Lehman integration was not well-managed. Most Lehman staff have departed.


  8. "A falling Sun -- clueless organisation"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in Mumbai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not much of a positives that I can think of. But yes higher management dream big, although they are struggling to maintain the organisation's ranking.

    Cons

    Clueless Higher Management, Non-executioner mid level Management and helpless employees is the characteristics of this organisation. Management is not thinking beyond few years. It is just few years away from Ramping down Global operations and going back to its forte' i.e. Asian Markets.

    Advice to Management

    Get Realistic and think sensible.


  9. "Poor Management"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Mumbai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Nomura Holdings full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Can gain good experience and knowledge

    Cons

    No proper planning and organising.
    Managers are not capable of handling team as no previous experience.
    HR incapable of handling people issues.
    Very biast and mle egoistc

    Advice to Management

    Please hire managers who have minimum 2 yrs experience in desgnation.


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