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CMC Markets Reviews

Updated Sep 29, 2019

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2.8
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37%
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66%
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CMC Markets CEO Peter Cruddas
Peter Cruddas
32 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work-life balance, Relaxed environment, Autonomy in your work(in 17 reviews)

  • "there are nice and good people around all business units (globally)(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "Career progression slow, Slow to evolve, No real home working(in 10 reviews)

  • "(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Head of Sales and Business Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good people, good location, good atmosphere

    Cons

    could not think of any

    Advice to Management

    keep the firm as it is

    CMC Markets2019-01-15
  2. "Good employer"

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    Current Employee - Senior Applications Support Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employer, good employees in general and a great place to learn about new technologies

    Cons

    Management should improve Salary across the board especially those who graft to keep the business going in tech

    Advice to Management

    Focus on Profit Generation

    CMC Markets2019-08-22
  3. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Compliance in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of young people, fun environment, friendly

    Cons

    Doesn’t invest in Compliance, Legal gets all the resources. Promotions only when someone else leaves. Payrise offered only when you resign.

    Advice to Management

    Diversify

    CMC Markets2019-07-13
  4. "Okay"

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    Former Employee - Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CMC Markets full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Its okay - Could be better

    Cons

    Some of the people can be self entitled

    CMC Markets2019-07-02
  5. "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
  6. "OK"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time

    Pros

    Mediocre company - every leaves at 5:30pm for the pub though yay!

    Cons

    Management - old school and not adaptable.

    CMC Markets2019-02-25
  7. "Ops Executive"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time

    Pros

    You get to work with some good, smart people

    Cons

    Poor for career progression. Teams can be very insular

    CMC Markets2018-12-03
  8. "Decent Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CMC Markets full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great location,Friendly people,Can-Do attitude,International, interesting work, technology savy, knowledgeable people

    Cons

    Career progression slow, Slow to evolve, No real home working

    Advice to Management

    loosen up the home working. Your loosing talent as techs look for this

    CMC Markets2018-11-13
  9. "Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at CMC Markets full-time

    Pros

    Free breakfast, some talented colleagues

    Cons

    Barely any opportunities to progress

    CMC Markets2018-10-16
  10. "Bad Leadership"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Colleagues are great mostly Hours are good Location Technology Holidays

    Cons

    Middle mgmt and leadership Lack of motivation and no incentives to strive for

    Advice to Management

    Stop being a stepping stone company

    CMC Markets2018-09-03
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