WorldQuant Reviews

Updated 24 Feb 2021

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4.3
86%
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88%
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WorldQuant Founder & CEO Igor Tulchinsky
Igor Tulchinsky
104 Ratings
Pros
  • "very good environment, genius and work-hard Colleagues, good pay(in 14 reviews)

  • "Learn something about quant trading, signal mining, fundamental analysis(in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • "There are not enough oppotunities to learn knowledge about alphas(in 5 reviews)

  • "high risk, no job security, lots of incapable leaders who(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Exponential growth opportunities"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Research Director 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steep learning curve, transparency, multiple opportunities, lucrative compensation and no bureaucracy

    Cons

    Some individuals may find it to be a pressure job at times

  2. "pro's and con's"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Research Consultant 

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

    Pros

    good work culture and work

    Cons

    very low pay and compensation


  3. "Decent work"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Alpha Trader 

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

    Pros

    A good place to learn about trading stuff

    Cons

    Things were not mentioned clearly

  4. "Meritocratic Growth"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Access to latest technology, Training and Internal Discussion forms

    Cons

    Exceptional hard work and effort required to grow

  5. "Research Consultant at WorldQuant"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Consultant 

    I worked at WorldQuant part-time

    Pros

    Work from home. So excellent flexibility.

    Cons

    A bit of downfall on guidance part

  6. "Good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Part Time Research Consultant At Worldquant in South Goa
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at WorldQuant part-time

    Pros

    Nothing in particular to mention

    Cons

    less opportunities to grow and get good pay

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  7. "Feel nice to work at this company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - VRC Researcher in Wadgaon Pan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Nice salry given by this company

    Cons

    Terminate any time because they are in loss

  8. "Virtual Research Consultant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Student in New Delhi

    I worked at WorldQuant part-time

    Pros

    Interesting Work, Excellent for Part-Time

    Cons

    None, For part time its pretty impressive

  9. "Work on Quant strategies for equity markets"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Quant Researcher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at WorldQuant full-time

    Pros

    Good workplace, great experience, a long journey to learn

    Cons

    Smaller teams, individualistic culture which makes the initial kick start a bit difficult but the rest of the journey is smooth.

  10. "Good job"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible hours not much worlkload

    Cons

    Not much growth as in other companies

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