Nasdaq Reviews

Updated 11 Aug 2020

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3.7
74%
Recommend to a Friend
97%
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Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman
Adena Friedman
126 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great respect for work life balance too(in 42 reviews)

  • "She cares and wants to make a real difference both in the business and in the work environment(in 31 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)

More Pros and Cons
  1. "Nice"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Systems Operations Analyst 

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

    Pros

    The people and culture, Work Life Balance,Perks

    Cons

    Headcount tends to be low, talent acquisition

  2. "Good location great views"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great location & views. Varied projects and interesting customers. Good product.

    Cons

    Product strategy and direction requires are refresh.


  3. "good exits ops"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good exit ops, decent salary, experience, professionalism

    Cons

    no work life balance but you probably know that

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  4. "Excellent company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Special businesses, consistently profitable and good grower. Understands it’s success is due to its team, it’s ability to attract innovative, smart, thoughtful people. Respectful culture, meritocracy.

    Cons

    It’s very structured, which means it’s very thoughtful and careful but not always the fastest moving.

  5. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good people good benefits good leadership good work/life balance very trusting work environment

    Cons

    sometimes have to take on responsibilities outside of job description

  6. "Director"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very high energy working environment Dedicated staff

    Cons

    Long hours, work/life balance questionable Little room for advancement

  7. "Great job if you like traveling"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Multimedia Project Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of travel, event management, and technical knowledge gained from this position.

    Cons

    Low salary, and expected to work 24/7

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  8. "Good, if you want a nice company for your resume"

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

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience, if you end up in a role you are interested in.

    Cons

    Management issues, low pay relative to the market, and lack of clear career growth internally

  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. Helpful (1)

    "Large company with US focus"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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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