Egon Zehnder Reviews

Updated June 7, 2015
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Egon Zehnder CEO Rajeev Vasudeva
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Pros
  • Some good benefits, which can be found elsewhere also (in 3 reviews)

  • You get to interact with high profile executives with great achievements and work with experienced consultants (in 8 reviews)

Cons
  • Also, they do not have fixed career path like in other organisations, so the promotions don't come easily (in 5 reviews)

  • No room for growth or advancement (in 4 reviews)

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  1. one of the best people research firm

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    nice environment, no pressure

    Cons

    no career options for long term perspective


  2. Analyst

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great work culture and collaborative.

    Cons

    Demanding, client driven, Documentation heavy.


  3. Helpful (1)

    Great learning environment

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Zürich (Switzerland)
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Zürich (Switzerland)

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great chances to learn a lot and be very exposed to very important assignments and work closely with some very knowledgeable people

    Cons

    You will never become a consultant, very little chances to grow


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  5. Associate-IM

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work-life balance, great working hours, rewards good at times, decent exposure and growth if one works hard.

    Cons

    Low/less interaction between different teams. The work gets too monotonous at times.

    Advice to Management

    Doing good work but please ease up a little. Take out initiatives to make the workplace interesting


  6. Good for freshers.(In terms of Salary)

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    Current Employee - Associate DC in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Associate DC in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    8 hour job. You can gain knowledge about different industries.

    Cons

    You can feel good if you are hired in research. If in DC then no one will hire you. Its a data entry job.


  7. Good experience working there.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder

    Pros

    A lot to learn. Supportive team members. Food there is very good and most of all they are always ready to help you out with the issues.

    Cons

    There is no as such challenge regarding the work schedule but the salary is not that much high. Transport facility is not good.

    Advice to Management

    You guys should enhance the salary a bit, its really very low for the entry level designations. And also work a little bit more on the administration part.


  8. Helpful (1)

    Awesome

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Campus Representative in UC Berkeley, CA
    Current Employee - Campus Representative in UC Berkeley, CA

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    great staff, nice office, flexible hours

    Cons

    lots of room for creativity

    Advice to Management

    none


  9. Helpful (1)

    Good opportunity to begin career

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people and good benefits. Opportunities to work with International teams. Able to gain exposure to different industries and functions.

    Cons

    Not many opportunities to manage teams or grow your career. Long hours


  10. Helpful (2)

    Great place to work.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great people, nice work environment and balanced work load

    Cons

    No ability to move up in the company if you are entry level.


  11. Helpful (1)

    egon zehnder research analyst

    Current Intern - Research Analyst in Boston, MA
    Current Intern - Research Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    some of the pros of working at egon zehnder as an intern:
    great work environment, friendly team and really willing to help and very feedback oriented place.

    Cons

    some of the cons of working at egon zehnder as an intern:

    the pay is a lot more competitive at other places and that is a bummer in a big city



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