Foster + Partners Reviews

Updated 4 Mar 2021

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  1. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    The senior management do care

    Cons

    Long hours and lack of flexible working

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  2. "Architect"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Architect in London, England

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time

    Pros

    Been given a lot of design opportunities and responsibilities

    Cons

    Work hours are longer than usual

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Thank you for your feedback!


  3. "Very nice experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect 

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time

    Pros

    Very nice and motivating environment

    Cons

    Sometimes overtime but depend from the team and project

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Many thanks for taking the time to feedback

  4. "Nice place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Bim Technician in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Projects, Facilities, trainings, social life,

    Cons

    Lack of leadership skills, hard to get a way up on the career ladder

  5. COVID-19
    Helpful (2)

    "Interesting projects"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time

    Pros

    Fun environment (parties, events, etc pre Covid) and interesting people Variety of interesting international projects Good experience as a PM

    Cons

    Slightly toxic environment depending on who you work for. HR doesn't help employees.

  6. "Be prepared"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Architect 

    I worked at Foster + Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting projects to work on

    Cons

    Not interested in the employees

  7. "Fair"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Architectural Designer in London, England

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time

    Pros

    Good projects varied mix and interesting work

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours but otherwise fine

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Thanks for feeding back to us

  8. "Part II Architectural Assistant"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part II Architectural Assistant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    Working too many hours and late nights

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Thank for the review

  9. "Great working experience + exposure"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time

    Pros

    Responsibilities & exposure is great Work & job scope is always challenging, you'll never get bored Lots of training or support available

    Cons

    Work life balance leaves much to be desired

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Thank you for the review

  10. "Inspiring work environment, unique projects and opportunities"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Architect in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Foster + Partners full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Get to work with super talented people. One of a kind projects. Good for CV.

    Cons

    Overwork hours. Intense workload. Hierarchical structure.

    Foster + Partners Response

    February 26, 2021Global Head of HR

    Thank you for the feedback.

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