Gensler - Terrific Culture and Values | Glassdoor
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  • "Work/Life balance is not always in balance" (in 38 reviews)

  • "High pressure deadlines, long hours (varies on project to project basis)" (in 35 reviews)

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Employee Review

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"Terrific Culture and Values"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Principal in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Principal in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

The firm has strong culture and values and tries to do the right thing. A culture that believes the growth of the firm is all about growing people. Everyone is entrepreunerial and passionate about their work with a focus on the success of the "One Firm Firm".

Cons

As the firm grows it needs to continue to fight beaucracy.

Advice to Management

Keep things simple. Like all great design.

Gensler Response

Oct 10, 2017 – Gensler Response

Thanks for the terrific feedback! We appreciate your acknowledgement of our One Firm-Firm culture, which is one of Gensler’s most abiding attributes and something we strive to uphold every single... More

Other Employee Reviews

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great Company"

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

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

    Pros

    Global company = global network
    Vast array of project types
    Opportunities to work with Fortune 100 companies

    Cons

    High stress with tight project deadlines

    Advice to Management

    More emphasis on work / life balance.

    Gensler Response

    Oct 3, 2017 – Gensler Response

    Thanks for sharing such fantastic feedback on your experience at Gensler! We appreciate everything you and your colleagues do for our firm and for our clients. Thanks again!


  2. "Good place with lots of opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Gensler full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    A good place to work and people are really great. Lots of opportunities to pursue new ideas, but balanced with the needs of the clients.

    Cons

    Can be too bottom-line focused. Not as integrated as you would expect for a firm this size.

    Gensler Response

    Oct 4, 2017 – Gensler Response

    Thank you for the feedback on your experience at Gensler. We take pride in providing a culture where ambitious professionals can pursue opportunities that correspond with their career goals and... More

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