Compare SThree vs Austin Fraser BETA

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SThree

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Austin Fraser

Employee Ratings

  • Austin Fraser scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 516 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.5
(based on 125 reviews)
Austin Fraser employees rated their Overall Rating 0.9 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.3
Austin Fraser employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Austin Fraser employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
4.3
Austin Fraser employees rated their Work-life balance 0.7 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
4.4
Austin Fraser employees rated their Senior Management 1.1 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
4.5
Austin Fraser employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
SThree Ceo Mark Dorman
87%
87%Mark Dorman
CEO Approval
Austin Fraser Ceo Peter Hart
99%
99%Peter Hart
Austin Fraser employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
% Recommend to a friend
86%
Austin Fraser employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than SThree employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
60%
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Austin Fraser employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 21% higher than SThree employees rated theirs.

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What Employees Say

  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at SThree.
  • "Austin fraser" was the most mentioned Pro at Austin Fraser.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at SThree.
  • "Austin fraser" was the most mentioned Con at Austin Fraser.
Pros
Pros
"Work environment"(in 25 reviews)
"Great training"(in 17 reviews)
Pros
"Austin fraser"(in 19 reviews)
"Work hard play"(in 13 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 20 reviews)
"Micro managed"(in 16 reviews)
Cons
"Austin fraser"(in 8 reviews)
"Stay late"(in 3 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at SThree full-time

Pros

- Excellent learning environment -Brilliant managers - Good bonuses

Cons

- KPI Driven culture - Too much hierarchy - Too many meetings and conferences

Advice to Management

- Build your business to add relevant people who are hands on at management level, only people managers cannot grow a recruitment firm

Former Employee - Business Development Consultant

I worked at Austin Fraser full-time for more than a year

Pros

I worked as a Business Development Consultant at AF for about a year. I have absolutely loved my time working here. From day one, you get a sense that you matter to this company. There are not too... many places that do the same. Austin Fraser is such a great place to make a career. 401k matching, unlimited PTO, Flexible working (work at home or Hawaii or the office, your choice). They also have great work events and gatherings which I always enjoyed. One of the other important aspects of Austin Fraser is reputation. This is not some other recruiting agency with 50 mediocre recruiters and BD's that are sloppy and upset key players. Our clients came back to us over and over again because of the service we provided and that comes from the people you are working with. Businesses and people knew who we were and that really does make your job a lot easier. Management is great James Lafferty, Zachary Tickle and Kelly Kohn- my manager. They only want you to succeed and they take the extra step to make sure you get to where you want to be. I would say one of the best parts about my role was that they were not cramming numbers down your throat. I came from a background with very unrealistic metrics and terrible management, and this is the complete opposite. They understand it takes time to build a client base. I mean, you're building a book of business. All in all, I can't say enough good things about this place, I'm serious. If I was reading this I would think this was some fake review by the company, but it's not. This is really a great place to be for all levels of experience.

Cons

There are only a few things I would change about Austin Fraser. #1. The base salary -- I think the base salary is good, hear me out. Could it be better? I would say so. It does take some time to... build a good book of business on the BD side of things. That being said, the base salary is something you can live off of and not stress about bills each night - I just think you could raise it up a tad. #2 Expand. I love the Austin-based business/talent approach, but I feel you are missing out on a ton of business and candidates. Other than that, I would say you have an amazing place to work.

Advice to Management

Not much I can think of. Think about expanding into new territories maybe? More candidates on deck more options to showcase? Just my opinion. I would for sure give the base salary a bump. Other than... that I think this is a great place and it was really hard to leave. I wish nothing but the best for this organization.

Job Postings

Austin Fraser has 27 more recently posted open jobs than SThree.