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    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Grant Thornton full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Challenging work, collaborative environment, great colleagues, interesting clients in the middle market space that continually face new situations and issues providing an opportunity to be a trusted advisor.


    Work life balance is a struggle, pArticularly throughout the audit busy season. Employee turnover, while lower than industry averages, presents challenges and frustrations.

    Advice to Management

    Work life balance is a real issue, particularly for the high performers. This leads to a higher level of turnover of the people you most want to retain.

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    I applied through college or university. The process took 1 dayinterviewed at Grant Thornton.


    30 minute interview with two Grant Thornton employees (I had one partner and one manager). The interview was conversational and fairly laid back. It took place within the interviewer's office at Grant Thornton's Metropark office. The interview was one-on-one and predominantly resume/behavioral based questions. The entire day lasted about 5 hours with one hour designated to the interviews. The rest of the day was spent networking with various employees.

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Grant Thornton Awards & Accolades

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Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012
Best Places to Work in New Jersey (Large), Best Companies Group, 2012
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Headquarters Chicago, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1924
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Founded in Chicago in 1924, Grant Thornton LLP (Grant Thornton) is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International Ltd, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent audit, tax and advisory firms. The firm operates 56 offices across the United States with more than 500 partners and 6,000 employees.

Grant Thornton serves a broad range of clients, including publicly and privately held companies, governmental agencies, financial institutions, and civic and religious organizations. Core industry focuses include consumer and industrial products; financial... More

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