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Saxo Bank Reviews

Updated May 29, 2018
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Pros
  • "Work Life balance, cutting edge technologies" (in 29 reviews)

  • "Good salary if you know how to play the political game or get in from the outside to a high level position" (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • "Hire and fire in each three year cycle" (in 16 reviews)

  • "Full of politics-Place is full of dirty politics," (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Manager Corporate Actions"

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

    I worked at Saxo Bank full-time

    Pros

    Work life balance, great employee benefits

    Cons

    No bonus. Too much work pressure seasonal


  2. "Manager"

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

    I have been working at Saxo Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good perks, lunch, work culture

    Cons

    stagnant growth, local politics. Rest is gud

  3. Helpful (4)

    "If want to chill but don’t plan of stability"

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    Former Employee - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meals, team lunch, work life balance

    Cons

    Limited learning, managers are incompetent some people are promoted as managers due to experience and some due to favouritism. No professional training given to them how to manage. There is no professionalism in the company people are too busy discussing others life.

    Advice to Management

    Please start being professional.


  4. "checking reviews for companies"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Saxo Bank full-time

    Pros

    comfortable work environment along with flixibilty

    Cons

    nothing that comes to mind.


  5. "Great place to work which gives you ownership and place is full of fun. Great food."

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place, intelligent people, vicinity to operations, visibility and responsibility is a given. Hardware wise also, the latest machines are there.

    Cons

    Work from home is seldom available. Also a lot of people are there for more than 5 years of experience, so you take some time to fit in.


  6. "Average"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Saxo Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Innovative technology, good coworkers, multinational working environment

    Cons

    Constant changes, top management doesn’t have a clear vision


  7. "Work Envoironment"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Saxo Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work Life balance, cutting edge technologies

    Cons

    frequent restructuring, poor resource planning and management

    Advice to Management

    Management at CPH office should involve and review closely and take accountability

  8. Helpful (3)

    "Great competitive place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    If you desire to work in a company which ha the flat structure and growth prospects then SAXO IS A PLACE FOR YOU

    Cons

    dynamic management movement and strategy


  9. "Not great, not bad"

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    Current Employee - Developer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Developer in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Work quality good
    - Works on latest technologies
    - Work life balance good
    - Good compensation at time of joining, later hikes not good

    Cons

    - you may end up working same role for years, rare opportunities to move up in ladder
    - Managers work in mode to please their foreign counter parts


  10. "Saxo Bank"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Saxo Bank full-time

    Pros

    Friendly environment, here you can get really good knowledge

    Cons

    A lot of highly paid people who don't know what is their job


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