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Hassell Reviews

Updated February 12, 2019
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  1. Helpful (4)

    "Interior Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Met some excellent colleagues who have since become close friends. I was lucky to have an elder mentor guide me through thick and thin and will forever be grateful for that despite being in a corporate environment.
    Had quite a few opportunities to travel for projects as well.
    Good quality projects and most of their satellite offices are well designed.

    Cons

    As with any corporate firms, there is always the typical office politics to deal with.

    Advice to Management

    Takes more effort to be noticed by management in order to fast-track one's career. Perhaps have a robust system that can help manage this process better for everyone.


  2. "Architect"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    Interesting projects - or it used to be. Good logistical support.

    Cons

    Bad office politics. Management is more concerned about self promotion than keeping valuable staff.

    Advice to Management

    No advice - as though they would listen. Blah.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Regular working hours and good company culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    Regular working hours and good company culture

    Cons

    daily work is relatively repetitive for junior architectural designers


  4. "manager"

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

    I have been working at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    great people culture with motivated teams

    Cons

    things can be very slow sometimes.


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Bad culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits
    Beautiful office
    Nice jr staff

    Cons

    Toxic culture
    Encourage bullying
    Does not take action against reported bullying
    Team Leader lacks knowledge
    Team members does not collaborate instead targets member who has the most knowledge
    Doesn't hold the right people accountable
    Penalize target on team's mistakes
    Team leader listen to gossip of jealous employees
    Doesn't provide career growth

    Advice to Management

    Take swift action against bullying
    Being impartial


  6. "nice people you will meet"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great projects, smart people and lots of facility to carry the project smart

    Cons

    i cannot think of anything in particular.


  7. "Graduate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    opportunities to gain experience and knowledge from the eclectic mix of people working there

    Cons

    corporate environment, bad environment for young graduates wanting to move up the 'ladder'

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Interior Design"

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    Former Employee - Interior Designer in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Former Employee - Interior Designer in Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Hassell full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good computer system, nice studio environment

    Cons

    too much ot, lack of leadership and direction


  9. Helpful (1)

    "clear vision and company values"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    a lot of collaboration opportunities between disciplines and studios

    Cons

    too many principals sometimes involved in one project


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Global company, bad culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Hassell full-time

    Pros

    Global company, good office, most designers are friendly

    Cons

    Some leaders without leadership qualities, bully is accepted, toxic culture in certain team

    Advice to Management

    Care about your people