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Fast, furious, but fun.

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Gensler full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great culture, creative people and lots of awesome design. The clients are top notch and so is the work on all levels.

Cons

Lots of overtime, though they do pay for it. Bonus days celebration money and extra holiday parties should go into employee compensation instead.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Be aware of and give breaks to over-exerted staff. Don't be afraid to set some rules and practice some discipline.

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Fast changing culture

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Gensler full-time

    Pros

    Get to work with some of the best and diverse industry talent

    Cons

    No REAL teamwork , Highly political senior staff , Overworked underpaid unhappy staff, lack of mentorship, frequent working weekends

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do you have a plan in place for your Boston office, or is this office just meant to attract projects which are eventually planned/ designed by NY ?? Do you really want to train your staff to stay competitive with industry partners or train them to internally step over each others shoes in the name of healthy competition to improve quality of work ?? Hope the senior management wakes up and does something about the work culture and the undercurrent of office politics openly practiced by senior staff that is turning the office environment toxic

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Revolving Door

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Gensler full-time

    Pros

    Pleasing aesthetic offices, although getting crowded
    Creative and talented young professional staff
    Part of larger Gensler Brand which is world renowned and does amazing projects Worldwide

    Cons

    Current management team is highly dysfunctional and affects all levels of staff
    Questionable hiring and termination practices, high turnover
    Narrow career trajectory based upon favoritism

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management must diversify power and make employees feel more valued. Boinus and compensation is below industry standards and there are a few powerplayers there creating a toxic environment for the entire office.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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