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Updated Oct 20, 2021

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3.9
76%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
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HKS President and CEO Dan Noble
Dan Noble
138 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good work-life balance and real benefits like credentials and continuing education courses for employees are a plus(in 17 reviews)

  • "Best softwares and work environment for an architecture office(in 12 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Leadership cannot seem to think outside of the terms of architecture(in 11 reviews)

  • "Pay is low, health insurance is terrible(in 9 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Excellent Employee focused Company

      Oct 20, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent benefits Management is transparent all the way to the top Very supportive environment with professional growth opportunities

      Cons

      Nothing company specific, only the common hardships brought on by the pandemic

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing company; Long Hours

      Sep 22, 2021 - Design Professional in Miami, FL
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      HKS is an amazing company if you want to work on large-scale, complex projects and utilize the latest technologies in the industry.

      Cons

      Long hours are sometimes necessary for these huge projects.

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Experience

      Oct 18, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fantastic office culture with a diverse group of talent.

      Cons

      No Cons at the moment.

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Mentorship

      Sep 28, 2021 - Design Professional II 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
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      Pros

      Great co-workers who inspire and like to teach the new hires.

      Cons

      As a large firm, you have to want to learn and ask questions so you don't get behind from your other peers.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Salary Review

      Sep 27, 2021 - Architect in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good company benefits good company culture

      Cons

      there's a lack of salary transparency

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Okay place to work

      Oct 14, 2021 - Receptionist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary and benefits Interesting environment

      Cons

      Little direction provided by management A bit exclusionary

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Amazing culture with a diversity in project types and global locations

      Sep 10, 2021 - Project Designer 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Amazing opportunities and a wide range of office locations.

      Cons

      Limited or no time dedicated to individual professional education and development.

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Overall a great firm

      Aug 27, 2021 - Design Professional II in Miami, FL
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There are very knowledgeable people to learn from. If you work hard, they’ll reward you.

      Cons

      It takes a long time to grow in this company. And it definitely needs work on mentoring.

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 10 years

      Great Experience

      Aug 15, 2021 - Vice President in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Deep pool of talented people. Diverse projects, in many market sectors. Large company that felt small in all the best ways.

      Cons

      Large company, so some red tape issues. All of the normal scramble for position that sometimes effects rational decision making.

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    10. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Work Culture

      Sep 19, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits for architecture industry

      Cons

      Little to no work/life balance

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