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TMX Group Reviews

Updated June 25, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Everything depends on your manager and group head"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TMX Group full-time

    Pros

    The development and opportunities vary greatly; I enjoyed working with my team and had exposure to senior management. The organization is relatively flat, so if you work hard it will be noticed. Good life balance. Decent benefits. If you are client facing, there is excellent exposure to build relationships.

    Cons

    The company has a lot of people who need to be shuffled. There are many people with a utility attitude and have been promoted over the years. In some cases, it's great and there is a lot of history that is maintained but in some ways the groups are led by poor leaders/insecure leaders that teach poor behavior that isn't seen in growth companies. The compensation is on the lower side. The importance of courses and education has taken a step back.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the flat org structure but consider expanding to perks that would keep strong performers which includes higher pay and better rewards.


  2. "TMX Group"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Very good place to work

    Cons

    Cant think of anything here

  3. "Summer Student"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice office, lunch room, nice views, networking opportunities. Close to Union.

    Cons

    Poor office environment... boring. People in office were not happy with their jobs.


  4. "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate
    Current Employee - Associate
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work-life balance. Very friendly and cooperative colleagues. Big company that allows you to learn a lot.

    Cons

    Knowledge gained is niche. Might be difficult to apply to other companies after.


  5. "anonymous"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Not a lot of pros. The company is like a Trojan horse. Looks good on the outside but has a horrible surprise on the inside.

    Cons

    Poor management, lack of employee moral, monopolistic mentality. Everyone seems busy but nothing actually gets done. Lack of total concern of spending shareholders resources.


  6. Helpful (2)

    "oversight"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Ontario
    Former Employee - Ontario
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at TMX Group (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Tmx is a prized brand name

    Cons

    Bottom line focused at rhe expense of internal controls

    Advice to Management

    Taking short cuts on regulatory oversight is a dangerous strategy


  7. "Constant turnover and brutal management."

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good downtown location, open office environment, interesting to follow the stocks

    Cons

    Look at the news articles about what happened in September 2016. Hard working friends and colleagues walked out the door with no notice, security and all...no respect...shocking...CEO cowardly tried to whitewash it a week after the firings, but the internet will tell the truth. Everyone is super stressed now. Appalling leadership and environment. Super unproductive. Morale has been rock bottom since and treatment of employees has never been worse. Stay away if you can.

    Advice to Management

    Replace yourselves and focus on long term growth instead of short term stock gains.

  8. "Summer Analyst"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great opportunity to gain international experience.

    Cons

    Not enough client facing opportunities


  9. "All in all, not bad"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at TMX Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fair salary for the workload. Managers were competent. Exciting and growing organization. Decent benefits package. Management respected abilities of staff.

    Cons

    New org structure is yet to be proven. Will need some time to work through the new structure. There is inflexibility in terms of working remotely.


  10. "Sr C++ Application Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    Worked as a contractor for over 5 years.
    Used to be good company. Very interesting projects. Good pay for contractors.
    Not any more.

    Cons

    Company lost direction under new leadership. Fired a lot of good people. Pay for full-time employees are below market level.


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