FXCM Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2020

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3.6
66%
Recommend to a Friend
95%
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FXCM CEO Brendan Callan (no image)
Brendan Callan
29 Ratings
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  • "most people not part of "the group" are unhappy and try to leave which results in high turnover(in 10 reviews)

  • "Low growth opportunity due to an over saturated upper management team is not very motivating(in 9 reviews)

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  1. "I think i can give more than i did in my country"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Desk Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time

    Pros

    Salaries hours and pasion for this job

    Cons

    Culture weather food distance and also

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  2. "vna"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
     

    I have been working at FXCM

    Pros

    good money and good exprience

    Cons

    bad balance between work and life

  3. Helpful (2)

    "Not recommended, unless you are desperate for experience"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Management 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Easy to get an entry-level position, which can help to move forward in the industry

    Cons

    Punitive work environment. Employees have been yelled at on the floor by managers. Unrealistic productivity goals without adequate focus on quality of work. Management is like a highschool clique.

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  4. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Head of Marketing in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    WFH Policies culture, great team

    Cons

    None of your business thanks

  5. "Great"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Currency Trader 

    I have been working at FXCM full-time

    Pros

    Great for time management skills.

    Cons

    Stressful at times, but you get use to it.

  6. "how is the work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Sofia

    I have been working at FXCM full-time

    Pros

    nice, friendly, good coffee, weekly fuirt day

    Cons

    Competitive colleagues, tense enviroment, need to ot sometime

  7. "Good for CV"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Intern - Hourly 

    I worked at FXCM part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - basic finance knowledge

    Cons

    - nothing much to learn

  8. "Work Experience"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Operations Associate in Jerusalem
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The company offers growth and learning opportunities and promotes from within rather than hiring from outside. Great employer especially if you push and promote yourself.

    Cons

    Some managers lack motivational skills as well as empathy.

  9. "Good company"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Decent pay with good benefits

    Cons

    Went out of business here

  10. "Excellent place for graduates to start"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FXCM full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    friendly peers and good working environment

    Cons

    pretty fixed management, difficult to prompt

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