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For a subsidiary of Nasdaq

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Former Employee - Project Manager II in San Francisco, CA (US)
Former Employee - Project Manager II in San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group

No opinion of CEO
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The organization is relatively flat. Management can give a lot of freedom to employees.

Cons

Staff experience tends to be low and there are lots of infrastructure problems because people aren't clear on what they are trying to achieve. Competent people will probably find themselves over worked, but in the Nasdaq team these people also might have an advantage to rise quickly.

Advice to Management

Invest in quality and reward quality work.

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  1. it's a nice place to launch a career in finance but you'll have to move on for 'real' success

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Nasdaq OMX has quite a bit of dedicated, bright and interesting employees. Morale is pretty good even through trying times for the financial sector. If you're good at what you do, job security is almost guaranteed.

    Cons

    Former management was far more cerebral. The company seems to be more interesting in acquiring companies than perfecting its existing organization. Managers don't seem particularly dedicated or concerned about developing talent or career mobility for better employees.

    Advice to Management

    Start to invest more in the employees. Ensure that there is more consistency across departments in the ways that workers are treated, evaluated and compensated.

  2. Colleagues were great; senior management was the pits!

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    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Menlo Park, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Relationship Manager in Menlo Park, CA (US)

    I worked at NASDAQ OMX Group

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent group of colleagues to work with. As a Relationship Manager I had the ability to network with Senior Leadership at the companies I supported. Very satisfying from that standpoint.

    Cons

    Senior management in the Corporate Client Group is dysfunctional at best. A lot of back-stabbing and half-truths. Up was down and down was up. You get the picture.

    Advice to Management

    Promote the good people else all you'll end up with are the rats. Your assets (or some of them, anyway) walk out of the building every day. Treat them better or they'll continue to leave.

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