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Found 1,543 of over 2K reviews
3.6
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GLG CEO Paul Todd
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Found 55 of over 2K reviews

3.6
67%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
GLG CEO Paul Todd
Paul Todd
569 Ratings
Pros
  • "Flexibility for a healthy work - life balance(in 53 reviews)

  • "Friendly, Easy-going Work Environment(in 55 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Work life balance is non-existent(in 109 reviews)

  • "We work long hours (8am-6pm at least)(in 39 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      good

      26 Oct 2021 - Client Solutions Manager in London, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      a good life balance and exciting work environment

      Cons

      as far as I am concerned: none

      3 people found this review helpful
    2. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Do not recommend

      26 Oct 2021 - Account Manager in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Inclusive environment -Great maternity policy -Great PTO policy (unlimited) and you can actually take it -Lots of young people in Austin office so good for fresh out of school -Social work environment if on the CS side in Austin (not as much on AM side)

      Cons

      -No one tenured to learn from, most tenured employees leave and they are hiring in a manner that will not attract tenured people to join. Also not very career development focused- there isn't a path involving longevity for employees past a year or two if you're on the sales side (or AM) and I received my first training this year in October after asking for it all year -Poor customer experience- they wildly re-organize employees and accounts saying its "best for the customer" at least once a year, when its really about retaining an employee who will ultimately leave in a year because they're already so fed up with how they've been valued -Low valuation of employees: sales pay structure is unclear and unmotivating, and targets are evaluated quarterly but are not communicated until Q2 is already in fully swing. Targets are also based on last year's performance, when the account likely was not managed by you, it could have been managed by someone much more senior. You could be doing the role above the role you're being paid to do for a full year or more, and you will be told to "prove yourself" or "show growth" regardless of your efforts and responsibilities -High turnover of employees as a result of the above, leading to frustrated clients and lack of support on servicing clients -Lack of empathy from managers and no true values around mental health. Sensitivity training desperately needed

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      13 people found this review helpful
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    4. 3.0
      Former Intern

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      9 Oct 2021 - Intern in Beijing, Beijing
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment, have enough free time

      Cons

      Mechanized wor, lack of challenge

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    5. 4.0
      Former Intern

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      18 Aug 2021 - Anonymous Intern in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      nice working environment, supportive team

      Cons

      There is a peak and non-peak season

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      An opportunity to learn about various industries and engage with smart clients

      23 Jun 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Seoul
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flat and flexible office culture. Great working environment. Smart colleagues. Opportunity to work closely with smart clients on engaging projects.

      Cons

      Project dependent, but tough working hours due to some clients who work 24/7.

      2 people found this review helpful
    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great Place to learn and grow

      13 Jun 2021 - Associate (Survey Programming) in Gurgaon, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great working environment. Team is really supportive. Salary is good. As a fresher or below 2 year experience you can expect a better package as compared to other research firms in NCR region. Perks, Benefits are commendable. Ample growth opportunities . The support company provide during COVID to their employees is appreciable.

      Cons

      Majority male employees working in US hours (Night shift). Very fast paced environment. You have to be on your toes all the time. (Not for the one's who want relaxed job)

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      4 people found this review helpful
    8. 2.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Not true to the job description

      17 Jun 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There were really nice amenities in the office, but they seemed to be making up for the poor work environment.

      Cons

      I was selected and put into a group of the "promising" new hires and given a different job than what I applied for (I was not told about this until after I started). Being a part of this pilot program was not optional and required more time on different areas like research, which would be fine if the commission structure was altered to reflect that we only got to do recruiting work about 30% of the time that the regular recruiters did. The commission structure was the same for all of us which meant we were far underpaid for the work we were doing.

      2 people found this review helpful
    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to get commercial experience early in your career

      11 May 2021 - Senior Account Manager in Austin, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      GLG attracts top talent which makes for a fun, competitive, and challenging working environment. You will also receive a great deal of responsibility early in your tenure which helps young professionals develop quickly.

      Cons

      Hours can be long and largely varies based on which team you join. There can be issues with load balancing but this has been greatly improved since I initially joined.

      2 people found this review helpful
    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great Place to Work

      5 May 2021 - Client Solutions 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, flexible working environment, office space and design is next level

      Cons

      Work/life balance and demanding clients

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    11. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      A facade of support

      7 Apr 2021 - Sales Development Representative (SDR) in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work environment was very relaxed. Initial support from team mates and managers was welcoming.

      Cons

      Lack of true support and understanding of difficulties. Managers were unwilling to listen to issues facing SDR's on various accounts. Slight favoritism.

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      2 people found this review helpful
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