Nasdaq Reviews

Updated Jun 16, 2020

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3.6
73%
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97%
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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman
Adena Friedman
122 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great respect for work life balance too(in 41 reviews)

  • "She cares and wants to make a real difference both in the business and in the work environment(in 30 reviews)

Cons
  • "Politics, micro management, senior management Changes often(in 21 reviews)

  • "Work life balance can be better, employees still respond to emails even on leaves or weekends(in 18 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "ABSOLUTELY PHENOMENAL"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - YFOREX Market Trader in Ottawa, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Every single thing you just get to enjoy life and relax and make money while looking at your computer screen! You get to be part of the 1% of the world!!!

    Cons

    Absolutely nothing and nothing will ever be a con as long as you just want money and to live the dream life!

  2. "Great organization to work for, but require a better understanding of Canada"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Great products, people, managers, professionalism, marketing support

    Cons

    Need to develop a specific strategy for Canada

  3. Helpful (1)

    "NASDAQ"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Diversified, Good remuneration, provide education material for learning, allow to change departments, formal evaluation process

    Cons

    stressful work environment ( depends on a manager), manager make all technical decitions bot always based on a technical needs. highly political environment

  4. "Fast paced and high performing teams"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Great training and advancement opportunities. Well known brand.

    Cons

    Very fast paced and changes seem to come to quickly. Could pay better commissions. Sometimes can feel like you are just a number.

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  5. Helpful (3)

    "Your typical bureaucratic financial company"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great local team to work with

    Cons

    Company is only interested in financials and loses the human aspect in the process.

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  6. Helpful (5)

    "Solid company but lacks management skills"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network and Computer Systems Administrator in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Rewarding - Great Benefits - Energetic work force

    Cons

    - Pay - Lack of focus - Managment micro manages

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  7. Helpful (5)

    "Terrible"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales MMC 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    None I can think of.

    Cons

    Old technology used. Old methods of doing business. CEO has major impact on all areas and fires high value, high paid staff to reduce costs and increase that all important margin. Upper Management have no clue on the business area I worked under.

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  8. Helpful (2)

    "Very unorganized with clueless and reactionary management."

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee -  
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq full-time

    Pros

    Local team was great to work with.

    Cons

    Management is more concerned with reactionary cost cutting and saving their own jobs than they are with the effect it will create down the road. There are a lot of faceless names calling the shots with out even stepping foot in the door to find out what the issue are and how to fix them.

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  9. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Incredible CEO that is very forward looking

    Cons

    Not much collaboration between teams

  10. "Large company with US focus"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Index Analyst in Stockholm, Stockholm
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nasdaq part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Positive atmosphere even though it was clear the company had clear focus moving jobs to "cheaper countries"

    Cons

    Very hierarchical company where managers was changed quite frequently

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