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Needs improvement

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good people and culture at the local office

Cons

Management in the local office was unskilled and provided no real leadership or responsibility.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Provide more training and experience to management.

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very Collaborative Firm, Too Many Acquisitions, Too Many Amateur Managers

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    Former Employee - Account Executive  in  Marlton, NJ
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Marlton, NJ

    I worked at Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smart people abound in this company. Everyone is trying to find someone to solve their problem. You have 2 ways to get fed, be related to the Gallagher Clan in some way, or be part of a practice group. Happy I left this place behind.

    Cons

    Acquisitions, acquisitions, acquisitions...dilutes the flavor of the company. I started working at Gallagher, but ended up working for another firm (because of an acquisition) that I would NEVER have worked for. Gallagher does not care about employees because they are always saying they made a ton of money, but they never have money for raises. Cheap, go figure. Firm promotes 'Most Ethical Company' Status, but that is a cover for all the shady politicking that goes on at this firm. Local management are wimps. Regional management stays behind the curtain and plays chess master with employees. Plays fast and loose for a public company. Benefits are sub-par for a firm of this size. Cheap, cheap cheap company....yet they make soooo much money. They talk culture, but its snow. Wall Street first....employees last.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management is making too much money to take advice.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great Company but glass ceiling

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    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  Itasca, IL
    Current Employee - Account Executive in Itasca, IL

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

    Pros

    Benefits are great and the company values are sold. The history of AJG stands out amongst other brokerage firms. There are many specialized niches within AJG that allow you to become an industry expert. Great internship program.

    Cons

    No recognition of success from managers
    Getting a raise is difficult; even with a consistent sales record
    There is no encouragement to find employment opportunities within company which leads to high turnover.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate and recognize the younger account executives when they perform. That's your future. AJG spends a lot of money on developing talent but I feel like the majority leave after a few years and go to other companies that provide a more promising future.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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