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"Wonderful"

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Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Gartner as an intern (Less than a year)

Pros

I worked as an intern for Gartner and they have an excellent internship program. Most of the people I've met there were extremely nice, professional and helpful. Things are generally well organized, and your manager is around to get you up to speed.

Cons

Sometimes you have to actively find your own work to do once you've completed the tasks your manager requested. They are very busy and you sometimes it is hard to figure out where it is appropriate to jump in and help.

Advice to Management

A good idea is to share your interns – they will appreciate being able to learn across different parts of the company

Other Employee Reviews for Gartner

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company with Huge Market Opportunity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Current Employee - Account Executive
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Gartner full-time

    Pros

    - Very smart and sales friendly analysts and consultants
    - Strong brand recognition in the market
    - Most managers are terrific and genuinely care about their employees
    - Great work/life balance
    - Excellent and flexible benefits

    Cons

    You will need to define and create your own career path. This can be overcome by seeking out mentors and working with your manager.

    Advice to Management

    Great run company


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Consulting is considered a red-headed step-kid to Research"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gartner has a very strong name and reputation in the tech community, mostly from its research, on-the-spot analysis in the media, and the over-the-top events it hosts for customers.

    Cons

    Research is the king of everything that is done at Gartner. Essentially everything else is designed to support the growth and sales of research product. Consulting is a "third tier" activity that is supposed to amplify research for its customers, but since it costs more to produce consulting than research, it is often left to make its own way. There is no clear progression for staff, as it is a firm designed much more for a seasoned professional than junior staff. They do not offer training opportunities to staff, there is no clear mentoring, and no real supervision, except on a project by project basis.

    Advice to Management

    Consider investment in real human capital programs for staff across the board. Develop objective career progression ladders, and establish a true staff management structure rather than the existing counselor program.

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