Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Reviews

Updated Jun 6, 2014
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2.8 171 reviews

65% Approve of the CEO

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Chairman, President, and CEO J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.

J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.

(69 ratings)

40% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good Environment, Best Work Life Balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Some people can work from home, but you have to be a management favorite (in 5 reviews)


Cons
  • Some areas of the company do not have a good work/life balance (in 8 reviews)

  • Outdated computer systems; constantly freezing or shutting down (in 7 reviews)

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    Great Internship

    Intern (Former Employee) Itasca, IL

    ProsEverything was fantastic and great

    ConsNothing was bad about this company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome company to work for!

    Account Manager (Current Employee) Saint Louis, MO

    ProsGreat corporate culture and great group of people!

    ConsNo cons to speak of.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Great place

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat environment, great staff, great vibe

    ConsToo much driving! That's it!

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    A collaborative environment with some of the most talented and experienced people in the industry.

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) Philadelphia, PA

    ProsA great culture and people who care deeply about their business and are invested in each associates success. Tremendous resources that can be leveraged for virtually any client need. Strong training and career development programs.

    ConsA large and somewhat fragmented organization due to their M&A growth strategy. Poor communication and coordination between business units.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCommunicate key corporate objectives and long term stratgey more frequently.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    I was an intern at Gallagher and hope to work for them again in the future.

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGallagher has a great reputation as a broker. They are trusted (most ethical award) and have the best people working with their clients.

    ConsSmaller than their competitors. It is not as well known. Intern program not very structured.

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    Great internship experience.

    Benefit Consultant (Current Employee) Bingham Farms, MI

    ProsGreat internship
    Sends Interns to Chicago twice

    ConsAverage pay for entry level

    Advice to Senior ManagementIncrease pay for entry level to increase competition for bringing people into company

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Exciting.

    Project Manager (Former Employee) Itasca, IL

    ProsFast pace and changing environment.

    ConsBe prepared to work hard.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good job.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Place to build a sales career. Can path through many channels to get into sales.

    Associate Consultant (Current Employee) Seattle, WA

    Prossolid expertise and resources, great people that are experienced and willing to help each other. Great work culture.

    ConsEach office is different, resources could be leveraged more to smaller offices. The pace is very fast and GBS could use more technology in their strategy.

    Advice to Senior ManagementMix more in the field with branch offices

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Easy interview

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLearn about selling insurance. Meet upper management

    ConsEasy material. Tend to get lost in the mix

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone

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    Great experience

    Associate Consultant (Current Employee) Chicago, IL

    ProsCulture, values, people, benefits, learning experience

    ConsCompensation, work/life balance, location (Chicago suburb),

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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