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Lazard is a Financial Services provider company that was founded in 1848 and headquartered in New York, NY. They have the vision to help small as well as large businesses and corporations through their financial services and give them the courage to take the business ventures. To serve the clients, they engage their employees in offering different special services such as Asset Management, Financial Advisory, and much more. They entice, enthuse, and appreciate the efforts of their employees and award them different employment benefits such as competitive salary, job security, paid time off, and much more. They prefer to incorporate creative, professional, and enthusiastic candidates who can tackle the needs and requirements of the clients and propose them workable solutions. They recruit new employees in different domains such as M & A associate, business development manager, and much more.

Company - Public
$2B to $5B
Large
Multiple locations
Commercial Banking Companies, Finance & Insurance Companies, Investing Companies, Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms, Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage Firms
1848
Kenneth M. Jacobs
What departments Lazard employees work at?
DepartmentsRatio
Financial Analysts and Advisors39.7%
other occupation26.4%
Chief Executives24.2%
Sales / Retail9.6%
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How many years of experience do Lazard employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Lazard: Newcomers: 48%, Experiencers: 20%, Experts: 14%, Veterans: 18%. Lazard employees have less than 3 years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Lazard employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Lazard: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Suisse. Typical Lazard employees have worked at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
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Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Citi
Credit Suisse
What industries did Lazard employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Lazard: Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage Firms, Commercial Banking Companies, Investing Companies, Insurance Agency & Brokerage Firms, Finance & Insurance Companies. Lazard employees most likely come from a Investment Banking & Securities Brokerage Firms industry background.
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Where did Lazard employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Lazard: Small: 32%, Medium: 8%, Large: 60%. Most Lazard employees have previously worked at large companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Lazard study?
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Where did employees at Lazard study?
Columbia University in the City of New York
Cornell University
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Lazard?
Time employed at Lazard: <1: 31%, 1-3: 35%, 4-8: 18%, 9-13: 7%, 14-20: 5%, 20+: 4%. Most Lazard employees stay with the company for 1-3 years which is less than the industry average.
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How does Lazard rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Lazard: 77.7% Male and 22.3% Female. Age ratio at Lazard: 16-20: 1%, 21-30: 59%, 31-40: 25%, 41-50: 9%, 51-60: 5%, 60+: 1%. Lazard rates - 16.7% less female than the industry average. Most Lazard employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Lazard rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Lazard: medium. Lazard ranks medium for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Lazard employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Lazard: Ares Management, Barclays Capital Inc, Citi, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan. People who work at Lazard most typically go on to work for the Ares Management.
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Barclays Capital Inc
Citi
Goldman Sachs
J.P. Morgan

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What’s the stock symbol of Lazard?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
LAZ.
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gender breakdown at Lazard?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
gender ratio is 22.3% female, 77.7% male.
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What industry does Lazard belong to?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Insurance, Banking/Mortgage, Accounting/Finance.
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Where’s Lazard’s HQ located?
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Isabella Holmes3 years ago
New York, NY.
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When was Lazard founded?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
1848.
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What’s Lazard’s yearly revenue?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
$2b to $5b
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Who is the CEO of Lazard?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Kenneth M. Jacobs.
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How long do people usually work for Lazard?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
1-3 year(s).
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what kind of companies did Lazard employees work for?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Large companies before Lazard.
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what are the chances of career advancement at Lazard?
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Benjamin Gardner3 years ago
medium.
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Top future employers of Lazard employees?
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Sophie Hayes3 years ago
Ares Management, Barclays Capital Inc, Citi, Goldman Sachs, Jefferies, J.P. Morgan, McKinsey & Company, Morgan Stanley.
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Who are the top previous employers of Lazard employees?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
from what i found these companies Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, EY, Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley.
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How old are Lazard’s employees in general?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
21-30.
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Where did most of Lazard employees go to school?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
Columbia University in the City of New York, Cornell University, New York University, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, University of Pennsylvania.
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What’s Lazard’s business mission statement?
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Liam Brown3 years ago
"Lazard’s purpose is to serve clients. From our beginning, this basic premise has shaped our culture and structure.".
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I was asked for a called in for only 2 hours of work to cover for another employee by the manager, how many hours should I get payed for then.
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10 months ago
For the hours you work
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10 months ago
You would get paid for the hours you worked including your own hours
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Has working here imbalanced your work to life balance?
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9 months ago
IT would and it does if you don’t learn to manage your hours,give it enough time and it wouldnt mess your personal life,I did just the very thing and things have been smooth for me every since
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9 months ago
Seldom do I get to see my personal life get imbalanced but the generous time off makes up for it always
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And how old are your coworkers in general?
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9 months ago
Work with people from many age groups and in general I think they are 25-40 year olds😶
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9 months ago
Average age remains 30s here,yeah there are 30 year olds in more numbers than any other ae group😙
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Always found it cool to have the benefit to acrue my PTO
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10 months ago
Remember they had this offer back when I worked for them, yeah they sure did
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10 months ago
You can have that done,I can confirm 🙃
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Are there any pet insurance policies?
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10 months ago
Well I do not have any at the moment
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10 months ago
No but this is one of those dog friendly offices 😄
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there was no training offered to employees at my previous job. 😔i hope this company have some kind of training culture
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9 months ago
i participated in a training offered by the company😃
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9 months ago
I'm not sure. but i think training is a must thing😐
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I'm so tired of hectic schedules. 😒 I just want to have flexible work scedule
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9 months ago
The hours can be long, but it’s a happy place to work
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9 months ago
I worked in an administrative capacity here so my experience may be different from the bankers. i enjoyed it, 😍there was a lot of downtime but when it got busy it wasn't stressful.
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A good overall health package offered here
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10 months ago
The standard 3 benefits along with a life insurace as well, incase anyone was curious what do they have to offer HAHA
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10 months ago
Yes, I have the same dental,vision benefits covering 100%,yeah you read that right,100% LOL
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You find your workhours hectic or anything like that ?😶
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9 months ago
They pass in a rush for me,am good friends with my coworkers so you know😁
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9 months ago
Well the place always remains busy and I am always busy with work and before I find them hectic,they be done for the day'😎
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at my previous job I didn't get any promotion 😒 although I was working for a long time. I hope this place to be different
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10 months ago
there is a lot of opportunity to succeed if one is driven. 😍
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10 months ago
Growth opportunities for future growth
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Does it really take as long as they say to get your benefits here?
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10 months ago
Not half as long as they say I can confirm that being a current employee here,got my benefits arround 3 months after joining
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10 months ago
90 days bud,no more than that
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Is it true that its super hard to get a pay raise here?😅
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9 months ago
Bud I have had 3 raises in these 4 years 😐
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9 months ago
yes its hard surely,for the ones that don’t give a promising enough output
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Payment for maternity leaves was a big help by the company :)
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9 months ago
havent availed any but have seen my fellow employees being grated
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9 months ago
True that, I must say it’s a big plus for parents
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Never has it ever been working here given me (a migraine patient) even a hint of headache😂
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9 months ago
yes, management is pretty nice and so are the workers :o
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9 months ago
things are super friendly inside :)
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I rate it a 10/10 place for part timers :)
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9 months ago
I mean the work isnt that demanding and they reward you enough still,yeah it'll be a fine place surely IMO
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9 months ago
Yes
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Have your cowokers been easy to be with?😄
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9 months ago
Well what I think,coworkers here adapt accordingly to the person they work with 🤐
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9 months ago
IT was so easy that an introvert like me ended up with 4 friends😂
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Could you share anyone question from your interview if you remember any?😅
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10 months ago
I was asked about the college I went to😪
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10 months ago
Can you give us 2 solid reasons why should you :")
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Wouldn’t mind workin here for the next 5 years or so
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9 months ago
I mean yeah, its not so bad that you would want to quit.
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9 months ago
Same.I would definitely prefer this place over all 3 places I've worked at
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I wish they they had pet insurance to offer too
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9 months ago
Wasn’t offered any in the time I worked for them
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9 months ago
Well they don’t offer any insurances but they pay you enough to support your pet expenses
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last week I had an interview with a company. It was extremely terrible experience. 😬 now I'm afraid about this company
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9 months ago
The talk was pleasant yet remained challenging. I was given plenty of opportunities to think about my answers and showcase my abilities
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9 months ago
Interview with two senior analysts. They asked some questions about experiences on resume then went straight to technical questions. 😑
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I heard the benefits kick off from the first day?
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9 months ago
had to wait a year to have my benefits 😃
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9 months ago
you have to spend a year or more for your benefits 😀
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I heard they offer gym perks here, is it so?🤔
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10 months ago
Yeah they do offer the gym perks, yup
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10 months ago
Sure the company takes care of your gym benefits to some extent 😁
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Despite it being a male majority place, I never came across any disrespect or any such thing 😁
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9 months ago
Being a male employee, I'm happy to hear that😍
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9 months ago
The males are really respectful I'll agree.
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The increase In PTO was a very rewarding benefit for me
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9 months ago
Sounds hard to belive ikr, but its really real🤣
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9 months ago
I can confirm its real, just had an extension in it recently
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Are you okay with the health benefits of this company?🤐
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10 months ago
covers enough for me 2
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9 months ago
Yeah they are good and keep getting better with time 😁
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Does the company take care of the devices I need to continue working?
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10 months ago
yeah they paid me to buy a pc not long ago
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10 months ago
Its up to the company to afford that for you as per their rules 😁
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Holiday payments double the fun of holidays🤣
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8 months ago
yeah
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8 months ago
Full time employees that have been with the place for a year or so are paid for the holidays that get into their schedules,I am arround for 2 years and I was paid for all holidays that were there in the calender 😋
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The breif trainings really lend a big hand in Improving and progressing at the company 😁
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8 months ago
Sure helped me as well
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8 months ago
training is provided to everyone, make sure to get a strong grip on the training provided because it will help you with your job😪
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Is it a hard to keep up typa job?
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8 months ago
HUH! Hasn’t been that hard for me and this is my first job ever,you need to make sure you ask for help from the management and pay enough attention the job training and you should be good to go
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8 months ago
There's job training for that :)
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Someone in my family have worked at this place and he said that the management at this place isnt the type of management anyone would like to work with,isnt it a good management you have here?🤐
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10 months ago
it’s a very easy to get along with management,your family member must have had a problem with his working I am sure
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10 months ago
Well that person must've been a lazy worker and a procrastinator, because such people arent that big fonds of the management as the management is strict with people that lag behind their work
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Did I read it right that you get summer fridays halved?🙄
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9 months ago
Cant recall any such thing
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9 months ago
Nope you got that wrong
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I was wondering about PTO😐
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10 months ago
they offer excellent vacation & paid time off.😊
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10 months ago
Right off the bat, 17 days vacation. 😃
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One of my friends told me that they offer great benefits. I am very happy to hear that😌
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10 months ago
Possibility of stock options is a plus😃
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10 months ago
This company offers great benefits 😃 which includes excellent vacation & paid time off.
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Is any work from home job offered at this place?🤔
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8 months ago
It does offer plemty of work from home jobs 😉
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8 months ago
you can either work on site or work from home,both options are offered here
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I heard many employees don’t like how their work hours are scheduled here
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9 months ago
the work hours are easy to get through anyway
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9 months ago
I got to make mine on my own friend :)
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Whats it like to be arround the fellow employees at this place?
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9 months ago
Like them better than all the 3 places I have worked at so far😪
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9 months ago
Have a group of very cooperative coworkers that I work with,I like them good 😉
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I just want to know about maternity and paternity leave. I hope they allow some.
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10 months ago
20 weeks for primary care givers😍
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10 months ago
yes. they do offer 😊
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Health benefits? What do they have to offer in the name of them?
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9 months ago
So I had my dental and vision insured when I worked there and yeah it was enouh for me and my family
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9 months ago
dental and heatlh we have here and they help to a decent extent to me whenever I am in need of a checkup you know😀
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my age is 19. i am applying for a post. I hope they don't restrict me due to my age😶
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10 months ago
apparently there is no restriction for your age group😐
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10 months ago
my neighbour's son is working here and he is 18 years old😇
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I was paid for the time I was an internee at this place, do the internees still get paid?
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9 months ago
I was paid for my internship, yes
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9 months ago
Same here…..
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Hiring process was actually pretty quick for a fresher 😂
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10 months ago
to me it took 3 days from interview to hiring, sorry but try somewhere else 😔
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10 months ago
me and the people I work with were hired the same day we applied, applogies but your chances to get hired are almost none
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Their tattoo policy is very flexible 😉
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10 months ago
True that
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10 months ago
Yes they are just as cool with tattoos
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Would they be okay with sneakers?
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10 months ago
Like if you have a geniune reason for doing so,they would be okay with that,otherwise put on close toed shoes friend
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10 months ago
Nope,you are required to be in a buisness casual attire only 😄
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Heard you get free lunches here😝
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9 months ago
You heard that right 😄
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9 months ago
yeah they have this free food benefit for us employees 😀
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I'm worried about the company culture. my previous experiences of job are not so good
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9 months ago
Management was great and the work day was productive.😍
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9 months ago
They've done a great job making a more comfortable and accommodating work environment.😊
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What gender remains in higher number inside the place?
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10 months ago
Females are not that much in numbers ,true that 🤐
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10 months ago
Its 78% maless
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A 5 star retirement plan feels like that cherry on the top 😂
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10 months ago
cash and just appreciation if im not wrong☺
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10 months ago
they say they provide retirees with cash and 401(k)
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What about the paid vacation policy of this place?🤔
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9 months ago
2 weeks at the start
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9 months ago
From the kickstart,they don’t be any longer than 14 days but the company increases them as your time increases with them :)
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This is a well kept place in terms of technology 😙
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9 months ago
Havent seen a computer lag despite the continous heavy working we be doing😐
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9 months ago
Yeah it might be so at some time back in the past,but now we work at very fine computers and have all the gadgets a good company has
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I like the forever open room for growth
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8 months ago
Yes they don’t keep the employees from growing,they rather encourage us to bring the best of us out :)
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8 months ago
Grew 3 places ahead already 😎
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I've heard from someone that they also offer free pizza. I'm excited to have it.
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9 months ago
interesting. but the answer is yes😊
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9 months ago
i havn't heard it, but will love to😍
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