Jones Lang LaSalle
3.4 of 5 419 reviews
www.joneslanglasalle.com Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

Jones Lang LaSalle Reviews

Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.4 419 reviews

                             

90% Approve of the CEO

Jones Lang LaSalle President, CEO, and Director Colin Dyer

Colin Dyer

(245 ratings)

70% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Flexible work environment, work/life balance, decent benefits, and market compensation"
    in 18 reviews
  • "Great work environment in which a strong work ethic was highly valued"
    in 26 reviews
Cons:
  • "Espouses work/life balance but expects 24/7 availability"
    in 17 reviews
  • "Don't expect HR or upper management to keep anything confidential either"
    in 11 reviews
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Great company if you don't mind it being leasing-centeric

Research Analyst (Former Employee)

I worked at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat coworkers; everyone is welcoming, friendly, and professional. Lots of opportunity for internal growth.

ConsIt's a brokerage, so obviously emphasis is on the leasing team. The leasing team ("Markets") is sort of like the cool kids and don't often mingle beyond their department. They're not unfriendly, but they form their own clique.

Advice to Senior ManagementWouldn't hurt to give credit when due to the "support" teams

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Many opportunities to move about the world.

Facilities Coordinator (Former Employee)
Boston, MA

I worked at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than a year

ProsThe local staff was supportive and very team oriented.

ConsCorporate leadership tends to backdown from difficult client's rude demeanor then stand up for their employees atempts at professionalism.

Advice to Senior ManagementIt is a myth to believe the client is always right.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great Company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time

ProsNetworking Opportunities and opportunities for growth if you work hard

ConsIf you dont make it to the headquarters you will not move around.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for less than a year

ProsGreat Benefit package at reasonable cost

ConsLimited mobility unless you work at corporate

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I had very much control over my operations from maintenance to Safety and environmental control.

Property Manager (Former Employee)
Pennington, NJ

I worked at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than 3 years

ProsI had the best resources I have every had from past employment.

ConsNo real cons. All was just good with this company

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more involved with your employees on a bi-weekly basis instead of a quarterly basis.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Ok place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Jones Lang LaSalle

ProsBenefits, PTO, work life balance

ConsPay, management, communication with higher ups

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A successful, well organized corporation

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than a year

ProsThe atmosphere is professional and everyone is working hard to accomplish their goals. Day to day work experience varies according to department and supervisor.

ConsThe training could be more comprehensive and there is little follow up after hire. Although ease of moving to other departments is offered at hire, it is hard to do.

Advice to Senior ManagementTalk to the people in the field for suggestions.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Overall positive, great peer network and people

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Chicago, IL

I worked at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than 5 years

ProsThe company is full of smart, real estate savvy people from a variety of backgrounds, and it has an excellent reputation which is helpful for career development. I loved my peer network, and though I'm no longer with the firm (moved), I am still in close contact with many people.

ConsCareer development, promotion, pay vary dramatically depending on group, division, your manager. To move ahead in your career here, you must be very clear and assertive about your vision, direction and needs and then ask for them to be fulfilled. Although the company purports to support moving between divisions, in practice it is quite difficult.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Global reach and resources

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Miami, FL

I have been working at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than 3 years

ProsBig company with many resources including tools and a people network

ConsCompensation isn't where it should be & they can make it hard to move up.

Advice to Senior ManagementBetter compensation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company!

Accounting Associate (Current Employee)

I have been working at Jones Lang LaSalle full-time for more than a year

Pros- Great benefits (health insurance, days off, work/life balance, pay increase after certain amount of time)
- Lots of room for growth with company
- Management seems to care about employees and employee growth
- Great People to work with
- Many different areas of work with JLL
- Not being micromanaged/freedom

ConsCan't think of any at the moment

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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