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CBRE Reviews

Updated May 26, 2017
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Typical Corporate Experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Graphic Designer in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    CBRE has a lot of great programs for professional development. Everyone is respectful and professional for the most part.

    Cons

    The benefits and pay are not the most competitive.

    Advice to Management

    Improve leadership


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Facility Coordinator"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Facilities Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Former Employee - Facilities Coordinator in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great Benefits, Top of the art facilities

    Cons

    Doesn't have a backbone with clients.

    Advice to Management

    Have clearly defined job tasks. No grey areas.


  3. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome company with lots of internal opportunities.

    Cons

    None that I can think of


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  5. "Great Company to Begin CRE Career"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Intern in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at CBRE (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Professional atmosphere, friendly environment and most workers are able to help with any questions

    Cons

    Corporate ladder, hard to move in company

    Advice to Management

    More clear path to the top


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Ok but only that"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Services Representative in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Business Services Representative in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time

    Pros

    A lot of opportunities to move around

    Cons

    You have to look out for yourself no one will really guide you with career growth

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of your employees


  7. "Executive assistant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Fayetteville, AR
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in Fayetteville, AR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBRE part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    The small office environment created a great team atmosphere they truly made the day to day activities much more enjoyable.

    Cons

    As an assistant there seemed to be a little bit of confusion and a power struggle as to whom I answer to first.


  8. Helpful (2)

    "Top Notch Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Intelligent and highly skilled colleagues and clients; collaborative work environment; highly regarding in the industry; great emphasis on employee professional development.

    Cons

    Long hours; most top executive positions are held by white men even though diversity is touted as firm's high priority; all other departments are second class to brokers (typical of brokerage firms).

    Advice to Management

    Promote more women and minorities.


  9. "Very Sales Oriented Company with Good Culture"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture, advancement opportunities, internal specialty/diversity groups

    Cons

    Very sales oriented, downtown location, lots of high level resources but few low level resources to do work, lots of churn with management


  10. "My Job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Current Employee - Maintenance Supervisor in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at CBRE full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    People are very friendly and good to work with

    Cons

    Advancement in facility maintenance is none for maintenance supervisors


  11. "HR department"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at CBRE full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people work hard and are very friendly at CBRE.

    Cons

    The HR department is not efficient. Senior Leadership are not HR people and do not focus on how to make the HR team the best.

    Advice to Management

    Put HR people in the HR Senior Leadership positions


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