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Egon Zehnder Reviews

Updated November 27, 2017
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Pros
  • The work-life balance that they instill in all their employees (in 16 reviews)

  • great culture, lax work environment, you have mentors and are purposely put on projects in industries that interest you (in 10 reviews)

Cons
  • Love the work, so am 24x7 which has implications on work life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Expect to work long hours when you hit the third or fourth week (no overtime pay) (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Great Firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility, great people

    Cons

    Not much depth to the work


  2. "As Advertised - the firm provides what they promise"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very entrepreneurial firm, you can make the job into whatever you want.

    Cons

    Requires self-starters. Not a great place if looking to "coast" or just a 9-5 job.

  3. "Excellent Seasonal Analyst Experience"

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    Current Intern - Seasonal Analyst in New York, NY
    Current Intern - Seasonal Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Incredible people and culture in the New York office - truly invested in the success and training of their interns; great work/life balance; broad exposure to a range of different industries and functions; quintessentially a global firm

    Cons

    No significant cons to report


  4. "Awesome Global Firm with Great Core Values"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder full-time

    Pros

    The kindness from everyone who works within the firm. The work-life balance that they instill in all their employees.

    Cons

    Some of the software programs are pretty old school.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to create an easy-going atmosphere along with accountability standards for your employees.


  5. "Internship Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great Exposure and very collaborative environment

    Cons

    Lack of culture, depends on which office you are in


  6. "Excellent Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company, smart people, great communication strategy

    Cons

    none really, maybe need a refresh of the office space


  7. "Great Place to Work"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at Egon Zehnder as an intern

    Pros

    A very collaborative environment, very suppportive

    Cons

    You can sometimes work long hours

  8. Helpful (2)

    "It is wonderful and I love it."

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    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY

    Pros

    Very nice people and a great atmosphere. The benefits are outstanding. The hours are great. The work load is acceptable.

    Cons

    Terrible raises and bonus. No room for growth. No incentive to want to do more. Not enough recognition for work well done.

    Advice to Management

    Show satisfaction for our work with better raises and bonuses.


  9. "Amazing Opportunity"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The company itself holds a large market share of the executive search industry.

    Cons

    Lack of technical experience provided

    Advice to Management

    Better vertical mobility


  10. Helpful (2)

    "It has been a rewarding experience as I feel very much a partner to my superiors."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Research Associate in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The benefits are fantastic, I feel very much a partner to consultants, and they are very supportive of a strong work-life balance.

    Cons

    At this time there is a fairly low ceiling for the Research Track.


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