Hudson Global Reviews

Updated July 1, 2015
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Hudson Global Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Manuel Marquez
Manuel Marquez
20 Ratings

Pros
  • Worked with some really good people (in 9 reviews)

  • Met some great people who are still friends (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Allowed good people to walk out (in 4 reviews)

  • no one is held accountable for lack of performance (in 4 reviews)

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  1. Contract Attorney Review

    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Contract Attorney in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Contract Attorney in New York, NY

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Pros

    Great work environment, friendly and accommodating, comfortable work spaces, decent pay.

    Cons

    Not enough temporary projects offered/ project durations are usually short.

    Advice to Management

    You have a good relation with your contract attorneys, keep it up.


  2. Great company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    In a very competitive IT staffing, Hudson's vision of offering a consultative engagement with their clients was a breath of fresh air. Great leadership, solid tenure from the Recruiting and Account Management Teams, and a professional way of qualifying candidates made this a fun company to work for.

    Cons

    Not enough direct support from corporate


  3. Reasonable document review company.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Pros

    Flexibility, diversity of projects, and the office environment. The office where I worked was a very pleasant place to be on a day to day basis.

    Cons

    The normal cons that one would associate with document review. Projects can frequently end with little to no notice, and benefits are few and far between.


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  5. Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sourcing Specialist in New York, NY

    I have been working at Hudson Global

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I feel the company really invests in their employees.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    None


  6. Helpful (3)

    Could and should be so much more

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hudson Global full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    My coworkers are amazing people to work with. We do the best we can with what we have and even without any management to guide us whatsoever, we're still making our respective accounts happy by finding them quality talent.

    Cons

    Senior management couldnt care less that the ship is sinking, and fast. Oh, and nicely done letting a bunch of people go right before Christmas. Lori Hock and Manolo Marquez should be ashamed of themselves.

    Advice to Management

    If you don't care whether Hudson lives or dies, please do us all a favor and just leave. Let managers who truly care about growing the business step in and try to save what's left of this company.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Clients change, but company itself is pretty consistent and good to its contract employees

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Pros

    Benefits are the same for contract employees as for company employees (medical/dental/vision/FSA, 401(k), PTO). Work environment, in comparison to others I've been in, is relatively nice. Staff is very pleasant and tries to be as helpful with any issues as possible; the client facing staff gets to know returning contractors quickly and will always say hello and address you by name. Also knowing who you are helps them make decisions as to who to immediately go to for jobs that come in. Location in midtown Manhattan is convenient and easy to get to.

    Cons

    Because Hudson is an agency, contractors usually work directly with the attorneys from the law firm client. If there are any concerns contractors have about the supervising client employees are very delicate, and are almost guaranteed to be resolved in favor of the client. While I "get it" from the business point of view (few clients/many contractors), it can make you feel like you don't have a right to complain if you want to keep your job. NOTE that this is not endemic to Hudson, but true of any legal services agency in Manhattan due to the fierce competition for clients and the large number of attorneys looking for work.


  8. Poor Americas leadership led to loss of great talent

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hudson Global full-time (More than 5 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some of the people are excellent at what they do.

    Cons

    What started off as a top notch, growing company has slowly been driven into the ground by poor senior leadership who are merely self-serving and feeding their own egos. Lori Hock in particular lacks vision, direction, and most of all, any sort of business scruples and morals. In most offices morale is at an all time low. What had been a thriving legal business was dismantled and subsequently sold. Leaders in the RPO business are so worried about their own egos nothing productive gets done. It's a really horrible place to work. Avoid.


  9. Helpful (1)

    Company with potential

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Hudson Global

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Hudson was a fun innovative place to work that gave people the ability to think and do their job outside the box. Management was friendly and approachable

    Cons

    Changes in leadership have left the team without guidance and at best answers that are misleading

    Advice to Management

    Be honest and think about your employees and your responsibilities. Your policies and your integrity reflect on who you are as a person.


  10. It's a job..

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Not incredibly difficult. Get to work with variety of clients. Learn RPO business.

    Cons

    Not challenging. Favoritism ran rapid. Leadership unapproachable.

    Advice to Management

    Open your doors. Engage your teams. You have a ton of talent working for you. Utilize them!


  11. Very flexible work schedule

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hudson Global

    Pros

    Steady income for long term assignments

    Cons

    Low hourly wage. Quality of peers varied greatly from project to project.



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