William Blair Overview

  • www.williamblair.com
  • Chicago, IL
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 1935
  • Company - Private
  • Investment Banking & Asset Management
  • $1 to $2 billion (USD)
Mission: Empower Colleagues. Deliver Client Success. Engage in Our Communities. At William Blair, serving our clients begins with the capabilities and collaboration of our teams - making our employees our most important asset. We believe that when we create an environment where ...

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William Blair Reviews

4.5
96%
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98%
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John R. Ettelson
John R. Ettelson
133 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great Experience, Independence"

Jan 11, 2022 - Analyst in Chicago, IL

Pros

Rewarding, challenging work that allows you to chart your own path

Cons

Can be a demanding work / life balance
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Diversity & Inclusion at William Blair

4.1
(47 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Our mission is to create a workplace where inclusion is at the heart of business and culture. We focus on building an inclusive, high-performing culture by seeking and retaining talented individuals who embrace and nurture diversity, helping all to thrive.

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William Blair Interviews

Experience
Positive64%
Negative16%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online50%
Employee Referral23%
Campus Recruiting20%
Difficulty
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  1. Intern Interview

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    Interview

    Very short, not very professional, surprisingly informal. She corrected me every time my answer was slightly off as I was speaking which felt a little abrupt and made the conversation very disjointed.
    Interview

    Simple modeling questions, lots of questions with quick calculations

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William Blair Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work for LGBT EqualityHuman Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index2021
  • 2020 Top WorkplaceChicago Tribune2020
  • William Blair Earns Six No. 1 RankingsGreenwich Associates Survey2020
  • Boston Business Journal Honors William Blair for Charitable ContributionsBoston Business Journal2020
  • Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money ManagementPensions & Investments2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

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What are perks and other benefits like at William Blair?

...Great companies values that are actually lived out, great benefits and PTO....

July 28, 2019

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