Sotheby's

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Headquarters New York, NY
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (BID)
Industry Retail
Revenue $500 to $999 million (USD) per year

Sotheby's believes that every man's trash is another man's treasure -- especially when that trash happens to be a pricey antique, a rare collectible, or a distinctive work of art. Along with rival Christie's International, Sotheby's dominates the world's auction house market. It orchestrates hundreds of sales each year at its auction centers, dealing mainly in fine art, antiques, and collectibles. Sotheby's collects commissions and fees from both the buyer and the seller on each sale. It also provides loans (secured against works of art) to clients as part of its finance... More

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Employees say it's “OK”   31 ratings

3.2

86% Approve of the CEO   14 ratings

Sotheby's President, CEO, and Director Bill Ruprecht

Bill Ruprecht

President, CEO, and Director

I enjoyed working at Sotheby's as a weekend receptionist.

  Former Receptionist in Lafayette, CA

Pros: The work was simple, but taught me about customer service, databases, and real estate. Good time off for lunch. Little supervision so can independently develop my skills. Full Review

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Administrator

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$38,500
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Administrative Services Associate

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$75,000
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Cataloging and Administrative Services Associate

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$38,400
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Accepted Offer – Interviewed in New York, NY Mar 2012 Reviewed 6 weeks ago

Interview Details – Recruited through senior internal connections from college. Company hires within so important to make internal connections, set up informational interviews and get internal recommendations, who will submit your resume directly to hr on your behalf. Think about timing. Hire entry level directly…Full Interview

Interview Question:
Very expected questions - "Most challenging work experience" "role in which you displayed leadership" "reasons for wanting the position" Answer Question

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