Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Reviews

Updated June 6, 2014
Updated June 6, 2014
177 Reviews

2.9
177 Reviews
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Chairman, President, and CEO J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.
J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.
73 Ratings

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  • Outdated computer systems; constantly freezing or shutting down (in 7 reviews)

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23 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

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  1.  

    Great Internship

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Intern  in  Itasca, IL
    Former Employee - Intern in Itasca, IL

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Everything was fantastic and great

    Cons

    Nothing was bad about this company

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Awesome company to work for!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager  in  Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Saint Louis, MO

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time

    Pros

    Great corporate culture and great group of people!

    Cons

    No cons to speak of.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Great place

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    Pros

    Great environment, great staff, great vibe

    Cons

    Too much driving! That's it!

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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Philadelphia, PA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Philadelphia, PA

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A 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.

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate key corporate objectives and long term stratgey more frequently.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

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

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

  7.  

    Great internship experience.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Benefit Consultant  in  Bingham Farms, MI
    Current Employee - Benefit Consultant in Bingham Farms, MI

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as an intern for less than a year

    Pros

    Great internship
    Sends Interns to Chicago twice

    Cons

    Average pay for entry level

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Increase pay for entry level to increase competition for bringing people into company

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Exciting.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Itasca, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Itasca, IL

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast pace and changing environment.

    Cons

    Be prepared to work hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

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

    Cons

    Each 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 ManagementAdvice

    Mix more in the field with branch offices

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Easy interview

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

    Pros

    Learn about selling insurance. Meet upper management

    Cons

    Easy material. Tend to get lost in the mix

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

  11.  

    Great experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Culture, values, people, benefits, learning experience

    Cons

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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