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Gerson Lehrman Group President and CEO Alexander Saint-Amand
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    Such a great company to work for

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    Former Employee - Research Associate  in  Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Research Associate in Austin, TX

    I worked at Gerson Lehrman Group full-time for less than a year


    You will get to work alongside some of the most intelligent colleagues you will ever work with, the work culture is great, and everyone is supportive of each other which is completely opposite to the typical corporate environment. GLG does a great job of taking care of, training, developing, and motivating their employees. This is a great place to start your career as well as build a robust professional network and there is a lot of room for growth if you find the company to be a good fit.


    The work-life balance can be a bit tough at times, but I believe the company is working to address this issue.

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    Keep doing what you are doing, that is, maintaining an open door policy and meeting with and mentoring associates.

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Gerson Lehrman Group Interviews

Updated Sep 13, 2014
Updated Sep 13, 2014

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    Placements Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee  in  New York, NY
    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Gerson Lehrman Group in August 2014.

    Interview Details

    Interview process took over a month. Two phone interviews/conversations, four in person interviews and a written case study assignment. Interviews were a mix of conversation and questions mostly about my background/experience.
    Case study wasn't spoken about much other than going over it over the phone with feedback that it was "excellent and impressive". Replies to my thank you emails were on the whole very nice however two of them were interesting, one included nothing in the body of the email (from an Engagement Manager) and the other my name was spelled incorrectly (from a Managing Director). Feedback and email correspondence from the employee who leads the business unit and a VP I interviewed with were helpful, complimentary, sincere and much appreciated. Overall a fine/neutral experience, recruiter was easy to work with, interviewers pleasant. However, I found it unnecessary and disappointing to take a candidate through a long involved process knowing he doesn't have private equity experience and in the end that experience is very important to the job and a determining factor.

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      Why GLG?
      What are you bringing to this position?
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Additional Info

Headquarters New York, NY
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

GLG serves the world’s leading investment firms, corporations, professional services firms, startups, and non-profits to help them solve their most complex operational and developmental challenges.

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