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Great experience - my partner & team are strong

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Processes and benefits are great.

Cons

Lack of transparency in leadership

Advice to ManagementAdvice

New leadership in the C-Suite is needed desperately.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    service excellence

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    Current Employee - Quality/Research Analyst  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Quality/Research Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great working environment and highly cooperative colleagues with complete process knowledge.
    very helpful management and always provide new learning to grow in personal and professional.

    Cons

    I have participated in preparation of standard operating procedure and amended old one with new ideas and methods which has been implemented for the process operation.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should conduct training programe as per employee interest and company's requirement.

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    No opinion of CEO
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    Watching an outstanding firm disintegrate due to a series of indifferent and/or unprepared CEOs.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Colleagues are talented, hard working and team well to serve clients. Collegiality is still a dominant value and real collaboration remains at the core of why many very talented people remain. The firm has allowed many younger people to ascend rapidly into leadership roles which is great for them but the downside is that the firm's dominant position in CEO recruiting is gone.

    Cons

    Consultants, associates and EAs with any real tenure (10+ yrs) remember when the firm was the most outstanding place to be in the executive search profession. Unfortunately due to a series of incompetent and/or disingenuous CEOs, who were all former search consultants with no real business general management background, the firm has lost its way. Brand in real danger!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Replace the Board members who have been asleep while the firm has hemmoraged senior search professionals who were stars in the firm and in their respective practice areas. Now instead of seeing them in our halls, we see them in competitive shootouts beating us.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
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