Heidrick & Struggles Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2021

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Heidrick & Struggles President and CEO  Krishnan Rajagopalan (no image)
Krishnan Rajagopalan
37 Ratings
Pros
  • "Reasonable work life balance (you can control this pretty well)(in 20 reviews)

  • "Great people from the top down, truly interesting work, competitive rate(in 20 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Warm culture for a fresher"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I joined heidrick back in 2015 as a fresher, was welcomed by a warm culture and independence in handling executive search assignments. Due to extensive focus on L&D I built a foundation of research over here.

    Cons

    There was lack of growth options and global exposure.

  2. "H&S KMC"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst 

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time

    Pros

    Good vibrant culture and clearly defined processes

    Cons

    Backend ops so no exposure to the clients


  3. "Good for Performance oriented people"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good infrastructure and brand. All systems are in place

    Cons

    Most people only focused on money, no leadership

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  4. "Good Learning - Culture is a main concern"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    > Good Learning > World class practices > Insurance Cover for Self, Spouse, 2 Children and Parents > Misc Benefits - Fully Sponsored Cell Phone (iPhone), Great Pantry and Beverages, etc,

    Cons

    Probably not the best culture in a consulting firm. People work in Cylos and collaboration is very minimal.

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  5. "Not good"

    1.0
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    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Heidrick & Struggles

    Pros

    Leaders in executive search business

    Cons

    Highly political...no freedom to express

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  6. "Research"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Research Analyst 

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time

    Pros

    work life balance Good Leaders different shift timings

    Cons

    different shift timings work life balance

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place, Poor Management"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some good research work and amazing work life balance with Flexi hours

    Cons

    Poor Management and no written policies

  8. "Good company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere and professional team

    Cons

    Small teams hence less opportunities

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  9. "Great Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time

    Pros

    All good with the company

    Cons

    No Cons with the company

  10. "Senior Research Analyst"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Heidrick & Struggles full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company culture! It was awesome working here!

    Cons

    No cons at all - epitome of great work place

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