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I was an intern at Gallagher and hope to work for them again in the future.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Pros

Gallagher has a great reputation as a broker. They are trusted (most ethical award) and have the best people working with their clients.

Cons

Smaller than their competitors. It is not as well known. Intern program not very structured.

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    Exciting.

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    Former Employee - Project Manager  in  Itasca, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Itasca, IL

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    Fast pace and changing environment.

    Cons

    Be prepared to work hard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good job.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Think Twice...Unrealistic Expections

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Claims Examiner  in  Maple Grove, MN
    Former Employee - Senior Claims Examiner in Maple Grove, MN

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Lunch with vendors, and other misc perks from vendors

    Cons

    Outdated computer systems; constantly freezing or shutting down. Very unmanageable workload. Major micro-managing, totally out of control with no Supv support. Allegedly paperless, but without any uniform process; a real nightmare. Overabundance of emails from mgmt were a major distraction to completing work. Client/customer satisfaction no longer the focus, just a numbers game. Very low morale, lack of communication, no team atmosphere, more like CYOA. A lot of pressure to work OT, no personal life (I worked over 70 hrs/wk). Frozen pay...unless you were an office pet. Very unprofessional office manager; i.e. if you were not related or hand-picked, your life was made miserable to the point of forcing you to quit or be fired. No job security...the overall tone was you could easily be replaced...and many were.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look in the mirror, listen to yourselves

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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