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Not a bad place to put in a year before moving to greener pastures...

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Former Employee - Senior Director in Washington, DC (US)
Former Employee - Senior Director in Washington, DC (US)

I worked at CEB full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

when smaller, junior positions carried a lot of responsibility early in the career and gave great experience. Upward trajectory was strong when the company was growing at 20%+ per year. Rare opportunity to work with senior executives at prestigious client firms early in one's career.

Cons

work-life balance is very poor, most positions at junior and mid- levels are underpaid, and the exec level tends to micromanage (lots of mandates to "drop everything and do this right now!"). Company tendency to overinvest in sales/marketing and underinvest in product/service has increased in recent years. Corporate values have definitely eroded since the IPO/pre-IPO years...

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Accountability for MD/ED/GM executive staff has been poor. Work-life balance needs to be improved. Employee churn at junior levels needs to be reduced or else risk poisoning your future market of middle managers and executives.

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    Good place to start your career

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at CEB

    Pros

    Really easy to network with lots of young professionals.
    Fast paced environment where you can learn a lot in a short period of time.
    Lots of social events & happy hours

    Cons

    You can be expected to work long hours
    High Turnover because employees get burned out
    Organization could've been more supportive of ITG

  2.  

    A good starting place for a career in the global corporates

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Former Employee - Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I worked at CEB full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent pay scale to start with

    Cons

    SUperficial for the Indian markets

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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