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the worst company I've ever seen

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Current Employee - Technical Assistant in Itasca, IL
Current Employee - Technical Assistant in Itasca, IL

I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time (More than 5 years)

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

A lot of my co-workers are very kind. About half of them are very talented and have good work ethics.

Cons

No opportunities here, unless your boss favors you. Your performance doesn't matter, even if you consistently perform very well and receive good rating every year, you don't receive any salary increase for 4 to 5 years. If you want a promotion of your job title, wait at least 10 years. Bad compensation and benefits plans, salary is lower than industry average, employee stock purchase plan only gives you 5% discount (The other companies give 15% discount!!). Management doesn't know what are the real issues within the organization, they hired some consultants to modernize the IT department, those people don't know how to manage and motivate people, instead they turned a place that used to be very friendly into a very negative and hostile environment.

Advice to Management

Outsourcing to India is a bad idea. Look at what happened to those companies that were pioneers in outsourcing! The fact that a lot of best talents chose to leave the company proves that you made a wrong decision. Also, the senior management enjoyed substantial increases in their compensation packages in the past 5 years while we received no salary increases. What a shame!

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  1. Great organization, culture, and opportunity within this growing company

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    Current Employee - Director in Itasca, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Itasca, IL

    I have been working at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ever challenging and full of opportunities to perform. This company allows you to make your own impact but gives you the resources to be able to meet and exceed objectives. Although, there is the appearance of rigid hierarchy, you can speak with most levels of the organization as if all were peers. There is quite a bit of nepotism but they make everyone earn their wings.

    Cons

    Medical Benefits are not the greatest and stock purchase could be at greater discount

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and the stick to your growth strategy.


  2. I had a positive experience at Arthur J. Gallagher.

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    Former Intern - Summer Sales Intern in Bloomington, MN
    Former Intern - Summer Sales Intern in Bloomington, MN

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as an intern (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fun work environment. Very good internship

    Cons

    Selling employee health benefits -- boring stuff

    Advice to Management

    More structure


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