Russell Reynolds Reviews

Updated 26 Jan 2021

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3.9
77%
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93%
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Russell Reynolds CEO Clark Murphy
Clark Murphy
89 Ratings
Pros
  • "The EA role at RRA is a big role - you're really partnering with your consultant and acting as their project manager(in 14 reviews)

  • "Russell Reynolds is a great place to work(in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • "relevance - RRA I believe is reactive by nature, responding to trends in industry with our clients versus proactively driving a narrative in the market(in 11 reviews)

  • "EAs treated like children with little flexibility/trust while consultants can do what they please(in 10 reviews)

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  1. "Employee Friendly Company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Coordinator in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation and perks Caring leadership Good work-life balance

    Cons

    none as such.. it takes some time to adjust to the culture

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Talent Acquisition"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Research Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    Nice office, strong networking, office hours

    Cons

    Competitive colleagues, slow career growth


  3. "One of the best executive search firms"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    - Great Professional Environment - Unique discretionary and rewarding bonus system - Smart compensation - Globally very integrated and effective collaboration within offices/ practices - Great work systems and IT - The offices are at great locations and they take care of employees

    Cons

    - Conservative and the India office has too many leadership changes - Country Leader in India (sometimes expats) does not have P&L and hence can drag the full firm down - Have a bias for strategy consulting folks, the culture of the firm lacks diversity

  4. "Excellent place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Palo Alto, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    Great culture. Interesting people. Impactful work.

    Cons

    Work can come in unpredictable cycles — but manageable.

  5. "Cool and great learning environment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Assistant in Zürich
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great exposure to senior leaders in different sectors, industries and locations

    Cons

    Constant and challenging work. You need to study and understand the different industries

  6. "Executive Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great work environment, awesome people

    Cons

    None come to mind at the moment

  7. "Best company!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Research Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, leadership, and interesting projects

    Cons

    I have absolutely no bad things to say!

  8. "Good job overall"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Executive Assistant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    bonus, people really care about you

    Cons

    culture, a lot of wealthy folks

  9. "Great company to work for!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Russell Reynolds full-time

    Pros

    Meritocratic org that is constantly improving.

    Cons

    Still very entrepreneurial for a 50yr old company so some platforms and resources aren’t as advanced as you might expect.

  10. "All about money, all the time"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Russell Reynolds full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good comp. and benefits, interesting work

    Cons

    low integrity, lack of respect, lack of transparency

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