Yesterday the city of Barcelona faced a tragic evening: a van was driven into pedestrians in La Rambla, the very centre of our city, next to FXStreet’s headquarters.
Our team is all safe and sound. But we are not gonna lie, we are shaken by this tragedy. We were direct witnesses of the pain and suffering, which we will not forget.
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Today ladies and gentlemen, we are interviewing the interviewer: Alba the Community Manager of FXStreet. We are going to be able to take a deeper look into her dreams, passions and the improvement that she has made working with Excel. What is more, we’ll discover something about her that might surprise us and also, we’ll look into more detail on her multi tasking job at the office.
Alba at work
First of all, how does a day in the life of the Community Manager at FXStreet look?
I wake up at 5:20 AM, quite British I know, because I live in Blanes, a sea town that is one hour and a half by train. I like to have breakfast, and especially drinking a big cup of coffee, and that’s why I prefer to wake up early to have time enough to take the train. When I arrive at the office I check my emails and I start working on my marketing duties, such as reports and leads, because I’m Marketing Assistant as well.
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We are headquartered in Barcelona, but our site wouldn’t be the same without its 30 international co-workers that cover financial markets all around the world. And that’s why today we want to introduce you Desy, FXStreet’s Content Assistant. She explains to us how is for her working from Indonesia, her hobbies and shows us the most incredible beaches to visit in her country. Be aware because you might want to pack your things and move to Jakarta.
Desy at work
You are a Content Assistant but working remotely. Where are you located and how is a typical working day for you?
I’m located in Indonesia, South East Asia. Indonesia is an archipelago, we have 5 major islands, and soooo many medium/small ones. I live in Jawa (Java), one of the major islands. You must know Java (programming language and computing platform).
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Today we have a special guest in our series of FXStreet Team interviews: Setxi, our new CEO. One of the company founders, Setxi, who originally was the IT developer of the website, has been COO for several years. He now faces a new role at FXStreet, as Chief Executive Officer. In our interview, he reveals the new direction of his job position and its daily challenges, as well as some more personal tastes and activities.
Setxi at work
How does a day in the life of the CEO at FXStreet look?
I have insomnia problems and when I can’t sleep I start working. Depending on the hour, I try to sleep again but if I don’t succeed, I go to the office. At the office, I invest my time in meetings, reading new and useful information and working on Excel sheets. Nowadays, I rarely program 🙁
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Today we are more than happy to present you one of our team members, based at the Barcelona office. Meet Dani, who is responsible of the individual employee coaching service of the company and its internal mediation service.
Dani at work
What is your role at FXStreet?
My role at FXStreet is to take care of the company’s job conditions and work environment and I like my job! I think our team members enjoy working in a good environment at FXStreet, so it’s not difficult for me to manage it. Obviously sometimes some problems may arise but our employees are professional people, so usually those problems are solved quite fast… event if not always of course. Continue reading Meet Dani, FXStreet’s HR Manager
As every Wednesday, Joseph Trevisani will present an edition of his series of interviews called “Market Directions” with the most experienced analysts, educators, technicians and traders of the currency market.
This week, Joseph Trevisani’s guest is Valeria Bednarik, Chief Analyst at FXStreet. You can register now!
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We are headquartered in Barcelona, but our website wouldn’t be the same without its 30 international co-workers that cover markets 24/5 in different languages. Today we want you to meet Sandeep Kanihama, FXStreet’s Content Editor. Sandeep is a Forex analyst from the Indian capital city of Delhi who loves sport, animated movies and old school music. Plus: Discover what he would do for a living if he weren’t a Content Editor… it might surprise you.
Sandeep at work
How does a day in the life of a Content Editor at FXStreet look?
Electrifying! The first thi
ng that I look for in the morning are the mails from our Editor-in-Chief Ivan about reports (my lifeline in FXStreet). He never fails to send them even if he is on a holiday (he is a bit workaholic I guess, but I love it 😄). Subsequently, I check our economic calendar to know what’s in store for the day and I publish reports in our Analysis section.
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Today we want to present you one of our department managers. Javi, FXStreet’s CTO, joined our team in September 2014 taking the responsibility of leading the IT department. Find out how working at FXStreet is for him and why sport and work play two important roles in his life.
Javier at work
How does a day in the life of the CTO at FXStreet look?
Exciting! The good thing about my position is that I can do a little bit of everything: developing software (it’s my true passion), making decisions about the technical strategy that the company needs to follow and trying to keep the team happy and motivated every day.
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Last Sunday, nine brave members of our team participated in a 40 km fundraising walk in Barcelona organized by the Children’s Hospital Sant Joan de Déu.
For every kilometer walked by one team member, FXStreet would donate 5€ to the organizer of the event, a leading medical hospital for childhood and adolescence that helps the most vulnerable people.
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While we’re headquartered in Barcelona, our website wouldn’t be the same without its 30 co-workers around the world who help to cover the markets 24/5 in different languages. Today we want to present you one of our international team members. Adinda Firdaus, Indonesian Site Team Leader, is in charge of performing various tasks to support the content department under the supervision of different areas. Adinda explains to us how working at FXStreet is for her and how she manages her time as a working mother.
Adinda at work
How does a day in the life of the Indonesian Site Team Leader at FXStreet look?
Besides doing my job, I’m pretty busy being a mother of two kids. I woke up at 5 AM to prepare my kids before going to school and I make breakfast. At 6:30 AM I start reading my email. Afterwards, I check our economic calendar, our charts and I look the latest updates from the English site of FXStreet. Then, I start translating the news and reports with my team and I update our Indonesian social media channel. I organize my tasks and shift with my team to manage my time and to take my break on time to pick up my kids from school. The main thing is that I have to make sure that the Indonesian website is well updated.
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