Heidrick & Struggles
3.2 of 5 71 reviews
www.heidrick.com Chicago, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Typical search firm: Partners have no leadership skills

Associate (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

ProsGood pay; solid reputation within industry

ConsTypical search firm environment. The Partners lack leadership skills. No support for the associate from a HR standpoint .

Advice to Senior Managementtry to invest more time in training "leaders"

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Navigating Rough Waters And Avoiding The Hidden Rocks

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles


    Pros: Very collegial atmosphere across the ranks, which differs from other top firms in the industry. Firm is moving to a practice-centric model and away from… Cons: Internal database, which is the CRM backbone of the company, could be characterized as a… Advice to Senior Management: Beware of cost-cutting to the bone marrow. When the economy turns… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great global brand

    Consultant (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles


    Pros: Great global brand. Has some of the best consultants in… Cons: Lack of management direction. Apologies for mistakes and then more mistakes. Lacks… Advice to Senior Management: Return to your entrepenurial roots. Stop adding process for the sake of having process. It is not like the company is doubling in size and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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