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Very dynamic work environment with amazing team-building opportunities.

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Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Houston, TX
Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Houston, TX

I worked at Gensler full-time (more than an year)

Pros

office events, amazing catering, constant peer support, excellent ability to improve your skills and participate in award winning projects, leaders of their industry, best benefits with first year bonuses

Cons

none, requires independently motivated individuals

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Job well done.

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    A well oiled machine that treats you like a machine

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    Current Employee - Job Captain in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Job Captain in New York, NY

    I have been working at Gensler full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Plenty of resources and experience that cuts out the mundane parts of the job. The materials libraries, blocks, presentation templates, and client relations take out a lot of detailing and cold calling that take valuable time.

    The pay is good, the boomerang program ensures employment. They also pay overtime

    Cons

    Because they pay overtime, they treat you like you have no right to leave. Project managers NEVER tell the client no and that costs the younger designers almost all free time. There is a large descrepancy between the big dogs and the worker bees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Tell the client no enough to sustatin a healthy work/life balance for employees. The reason ALL projects assume ridiculous schedules is because the industry has allowed them to. Rather than offering quickest delivery, offer a happy healthy and positive process that will end with a better result

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  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    What you make of it

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    Current Employee - Project Architect in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Project Architect in Houston, TX

    I have been working at Gensler full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Project diversity, lots of opportunity to find groups within firm to pursue interests related to design/profession/workplace culture, compensation package

    Cons

    Can get lost/buried within the sheer size of the firm, tendency to get pigeon-holed (for better or worse) based on initial/early impressions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Check-in with your employees in a way that doesn't make it seem like you're being forced to do it because it's company policy or because it's the annual performance review. Give employees an opportunity to get out of their 'niche'.

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