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SGK CEO David A. Schawk
David A. Schawk
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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Chicago, IL

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

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    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible hours, so long as work gets done, I can come and go as I please

    Cons

    Lack of communication and vision post merger. Not much clarity on how our support role will change going forward


SGK Interviews

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    Senior Account Executive Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Declined Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at SGK (Chicago, IL) in May 2014.

    Interview

    I applied for the job via their website on a Thursday. The following Wednesday, I received an email from HR reaching out to schedule a phone interview. We scheduled 30 minutes to chat the next day. The call lasted only 20 minutes, and we had already decided to schedule an in-person interview with the hiring manager. Later that evening, I received an email with the full schedule list of the 4 different people I'd be meeting with and the date and time. 1 week later, 2 hours total, 30min each with each person. The next Thursday, I met with the hiring manager (Account Director), another Sr. AE, an ACD, and an AE. The next morning, I had an email from HR following up on the interview, and an offer was extended via email that day.

    Interview Questions

    • What is your most favorite project you've worked on?   1 Answer

    Reasons for Declining

    I didn't decline the offer. They withdrew their offer 2 days later, telling me they had "restructured the department" and could no longer offer me the job. Though there was no mention of a timeline, I was told the offer expired and was contingent on a drug screen, background check, credit check, etc. None of which I took, nor was told I needed to take. I had a couple follow up questions/negotiation-type responses, and instead of answering or responding to any of them, they took the offer off the table completely.

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101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan , 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2009
101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in West Michigan , 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For, 2008
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Additional Info

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Website www.sgkinc.com
Headquarters Des Plaines, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1953
Type Company - Public (SGK)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

SGK is a leading global brand development, activation and deployment company that drives brand performance. By creating brands, helping sell brands, producing brand assets and protecting brand equities, we help our clients achieve higher brand performance. SGK's global footprint spans more than 20 countries. SGK was formerly marketed as Schawk, Inc. For more information ... More

Mission: DRIVE BRAND PERFORMANCE SGK’s mission is to drive brand performance: brands that are more desirable to customers and more profitable for brand owners. We do this by bringing together the right combination of brand development, activation and deployment services to meet the unique challenges and opportunities of our clients’ brands. We create brands, we help sell brands, we produce brand assets, and we protect brand equities. Our story helps explain how our mission came to be.

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