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GLG Partners Reviews

Updated August 12, 2017
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  1. "Council Member"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Council Member in Orange, CA
    Current Contractor - Council Member in Orange, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GLG Partners as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great platform to provide greater insight on specific topics provided by SME's!

    Cons

    I don't have any cons to add at this time except as a contract employee, there are no benefits only hourly compensation.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  2. "Professional Workplace"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at GLG Partners as a contractor

    Pros

    GLG is a very professional work place that offers consulting positions for people in all types of work. There are different steps that take place before a consulting role is assigned. There are different people who may contact you for jobs and they are very professional.

    Cons

    There is a lot of work in the questionnaires that are asked. Once you answer questions there is not guarantee that you will get a consulting job.

    Advice to Management

    Look at how much time goes into questionnaires.

  3. "Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Counil Member in Fremont, CA
    Current Employee - Counil Member in Fremont, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GLG Partners part-time

    Pros

    Very informative and excellent opportunity to engage with clients

    Cons

    Not enough work for on call part time consultant

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Council Member in Levittown, PA
    Current Employee - Council Member in Levittown, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at GLG Partners (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to work with. Very supportive and diligent with their assistance.

    Cons

    Not constant work, as you are an expert in certain areas, and they connect you with people needing that knowledge.

    Advice to Management

    Overall good program for experts.


  5. "Independent Consultant"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Knowledge Expert in Houston, TX
    Current Employee - Knowledge Expert in Houston, TX
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good company to work with.

    Cons

    Time between consultations varies due to the nature of the work.

    Advice to Management

    Seem to be doing a good job.


  6. "GLG"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Current Employee - Investment Analyst in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GLG Partners part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    THe interview was basic and easy

    Cons

    I did not have cons

    Advice to Management

    no advice for the management


  7. "Challenging but fun"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Varied assignments, lots of objectives and considerable freedom to innovate.

    Cons

    Investment environment is tough and this affects morale.

  8. "No growth, very less salaries, no recreational activities room. Orthodox and narrow minded people. No growth in terms of"

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    Current Employee - RSS in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - RSS in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GLG Partners full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good for freshers who are not very sure of the direction they want to get into. This gives a good idea of the corporate world.

    Cons

    No growth, very less salaries, no recreational activities room. Orthodox and narrow minded people. No growth in terms of career

    Advice to Management

    Increase salaries and create a better non micro management atmosphere. Have office retreats, gatherings, off-sights!


  9. "Top hedge fund - GLG Partners"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge talent pool with a dozen of world's most reowned and experienced fund managers

    Cons

    No career growth for ordinary employee who want to grow themselves.

    Advice to Management

    Shoud view employees as growing assets rather than someone doing a fixed job for 3-5 years, some of the employess have spent significant time and expense to develop themselves, ready to learn and contribute more, were totally ignored.


  10. "generally ok but not perfect..."

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    Current Employee - Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Associate in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at GLG Partners full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good colleagues, nice environment, relaxing company culture

    Cons

    repeated work no learning curves

    Advice to Management

    be innovative