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18 days ago

Ward Sister / Charge Nurse

Stroud Consulting Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

will include: • Your role will include promoting the delivery of effective patient care by providing clinical leadership within an inpatient and day… Adzuna


18 days ago

3 x Theatre Practitioners (Scrub Nurse / ODP and Anaesthetic/Recovery)

Stroud Consulting Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

will include: • You will play an important role in maintaining high standards and ensuring patient satisfaction by providing specialist support in… Adzuna


18 days ago

Clinical Nurse Manager

Stroud Consulting Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

will include: • The Clinical Nurse Manager plays an important role in maintaining patient safety and infection control standards by managing… Adzuna


18 days ago

4 x Nurses (Ward/Outpatients)

Stroud Consulting Royal Tunbridge Wells, England

will include: • You will play an important role in maintaining high standards and ensuring patient satisfaction by providing the essential clinical… Adzuna


Stroud International Reviews

10 Reviews
3.8
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Stroud International Partner Nathaniel Greene
Nathaniel Greene
9 Ratings
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    A Warning from Experience

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Boston, MA

    I worked at Stroud International full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The company serves as a status symbol among Cornell engineering seniors. It has cultivated an image of prestige that is tough to beat.

    Cons

    I'm going to preface this saying that I really did not want to post a negative review, but I could not stand the idea that this company has 4.2 stars. As a senior in college, I received an offer from Stroud in my Fall semester, which was early enough (and exciting enough) to eliminate my need to search further for work. After graduating, I picked up and moved my life to Boston. I signed a summer sublet, a full year lease on my apartment, registered my car, and even got a first-day-of-work haircut. Immediately following, I received a phone call from the hiring manager notifying me that they would not be bringing in new hires as part of a reduction in force. This was the day before I was supposed to start work.

    When confronted about the late notice, our hiring manager said that they wanted to wait until the very last moment in prayers that work would pick up. Further research has revealed that work had been slow for more than a year prior to our scheduled start date.

    The aforementioned image of prestige is a guise. The company (as mentioned by another comment) incentivizes good reviews to boost their name. When I began my job search again, I thought that having a letter of recommendation from Stroud would be a significant boost in the consulting community. It was no such thing. Of the 10+ firms I spoke with, only 1 even knew of the company. And since moving on with my life, I have yet to meet a single person outside of Cornell who knows of the company. Finally, every person in any industry that I've met has agreed that laying off new hires is poor practice. The only other time I've heard of it was in banking in 2008 due to flailing market. Stroud did this in both 2012 and 2013 (and I sincerely hope they didn't in 2014).

    To be clear, I am not wallowing in my own pity. Stroud is a company full of talented individuals and managed by a group of tools. But they have wronged a large number of people, and I can't stand to see nothing about it on here.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to manage your company. If business is slow, either allow your employees to ride the bench, or give prospective employees some warning.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Disapproves of CEO