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CBRE, but assigned to contract at telecomm company

Senior Project Manager (Current Employee)
Overland Park, KS (US)

I have been working at CBRE full-time for more than 3 years

ProsStrong player in the global real estate market. Has a strategy for growth that includes multiple disciplines within the real estate sector, such as facilities, project management, critical facilities, along with their traditional brokerage line. CBRE has a strong commitment to training and developing talent from within.

ConsThe contract aspect creates an isolation from many of the benefits you would normally receive. For instance, training is sometimes withheld on global accounts. Although there are opportunities for movement in different markets, the move packages are very weak. Being on an account can isolate talent from the CBRE leadership.

Advice to Senior ManagementCreate more opportunities for talent identification and interaction with those team members on dedicated accounts. Realize the special challenges they face in trying to deal with two corporate structures, and don't create another online tool to replace personal communication. Break down the vertical reporting, so more than one person analyzes high potential candidates. Continue the great programs currently in place, such as foundations training and Q center courses.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at CBRE


Pros: Emphasis on teaching in certain teams for freshers; Great mentors in… Cons: More team activities in certain teams Advice to Senior Management: Not applicable More

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Long hours, no recognituion

Senior Property Accountant (Former Employee)
Houston, TX (US)

I worked at CBRE full-time


Pros: It looks good on your resume; however, a lot of employers know about CBRE's reputation. … Cons: Long hours, terrible management and even more so of their managers, no bonuses or raises unless you are in management. Deadlines changed monthly, therefore,… Advice to Senior Management: Look at who supports you and who helped to get you where you are today. Look harder at mid-management level candidates. Some of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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