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CMC Markets Reviews

Updated Jun 8, 2019

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3.0
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42%
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62%
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CMC Markets CEO Peter Cruddas
Peter Cruddas
28 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work-life balance, Relaxed environment, Autonomy in your work(in 16 reviews)

  • "there are nice and good people around all business units (globally)(in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • "Career progression slow, Slow to evolve, No real home working(in 9 reviews)

  • "Senior Management prioritises on UK far too much, sometimes forgetting other territories being also important(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, a great place to work"

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

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Friendly & professional working culture Senior management are approachable Dynamic & fast paced environment

    Cons

    Flat structure means limited upward movement, however plenty of opportunities to move around the business into other teams.

    CMC Markets2017-03-20
  2. "Soul sucking micromanaging culture"

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    Former Employee - Client Services Executive in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at CMC Markets full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Paid 60k straight out of uni

    Cons

    -Micromanagement - Timed everything you did, down to the second - Soul sucking environment - No career progression - Crazy turn-over rate

    CMC Markets2019-06-08
  3. "Good company to work with"

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    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice office and friendly staff, the IT team was solid.

    Cons

    Business strategy is not right, business is going down so a lot of people left

    CMC Markets2019-04-04
  4. "Sinking ship"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at CMC Markets full-time

      Pros

      Nice working environment Good work life balance

      Cons

      Reckless spending poor strategic management

      CMC Markets2018-12-14
    • "Sales"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Positive Outlook
      Disapproves of CEO

      I have been working at CMC Markets full-time

      Pros

      Friendly Coworkers, free breakfast and industry-leading knowledge

      Cons

      Underpaied compare to other brokers. CEO is very strong in his own faith in supporting Trump and Brexit.

      CMC Markets2018-05-07
    • "Great place to work"

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      Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at CMC Markets full-time for more than 5 years

      Pros

      People, exposure to new technologies. Being at the cutting edge of trading systems

      Cons

      Management needed to be pushed in the right direction, sometimes knee jerk reactions

      Advice to Management

      look after your people

      CMC Markets2018-02-26
    • "good company"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

        I have been working at CMC Markets

        Pros

        good company culture good people to work with.

        Cons

        poor career development planning flat company structure

        CMC Markets2017-01-09
      • "Great culture, lacking internal growth"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I have been working at CMC Markets

        Pros

        * Genuinely lovely people to work with * Quality management team * Excellent work/life balance * Transparent organisation

        Cons

        * Lack of growth for ambitions / high performing employees due to the company's flat structure

        Advice to Management

        Attempt to promote or empower the high performers who add value to the company

        CMC Markets2016-05-19
      • "Good colleagues to work with, all out action"

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        Former Employee - Manager in Sydney
        Doesn't Recommend
        Negative Outlook
        No Opinion of CEO

        I worked at CMC Markets full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Friendly professional colleagues willing to help

        Cons

        Business planning and frequent strategic changes

        CMC Markets2013-08-03
      • "Ops Analyst"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
        Recommends
        Neutral Outlook
        Approves of CEO

        I have been working at CMC Markets full-time

        Pros

        Staff, culture, social, benefits, brand

        Cons

        Direction, promotion, recognition, office, horizontal

        CMC Markets2019-04-04
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