Russell Reynolds

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Great brand but limited career progression unless you join as a consultant

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Former Employee - Research Consultant in London, England (UK)
Former Employee - Research Consultant in London, England (UK)

I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great brand, good international network
Senior level of work
Historically very strong values
Super premium pension scheme compared to the rest of the market
Work-life balance culture
Amazing CEO who is highly rated within the business, question is whether he can drive change

Cons

No training and limited career progression
Lower than market compensation
High turnover at research and admin level
Highly conservative business not open to change

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Unprofessional and cold

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Salary is good, very good if you are a ED / Partner. Their list of clients is (like with all the BIG 5) impressive and historic.

    Cons

    Awful HR Manager (no warmth - very process driven)
    Poor interviewing technique for new hires - often late - dont provide proper feedback - dont wait to build good rapport with candidates. Awful progression from RA to Consultant, Snobish attitude and they question the fact that anyone outside of RR could have achieved success in their firm in exec search. Feels like a place where those wich went to good Universities but with poor subjects go to earn big. High levels of turnover.

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    No opinion of CEO
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    Great at what they do, but somewhat posh atmosphere

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Copenhagen (Denmark)
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Copenhagen (Denmark)

    I worked at Russell Reynolds part-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    A well established and highly qualified company, where the different global offices worked well together. Amazing at what they do.

    Cons

    The atmosphere in our office was a little too posh at times.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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