Spencer Stuart is one of the world’s leading executive search and leadership advisory firms. With 56 offices in 30 countries, the firm is considered to be the advisor of choice among top companies seeking guidance and counsel on senior leadership needs, and has unrivaled access to leading executives around the world.
“Spencer Stuart is a great place to work if you want to have a major impact on organizations and on people’s lives,” shares Jim Citrin, the leader of the CEO Practice. “When we recruit the CEOs of Intel, Cisco, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, great universities, we change and transform these organizations, but we also change people’s lives. They have leadership opportunities that are unparalleled, and our teams literally make that happen.”
One of the main reasons this company is so successful around the globe is due to its focus on teamwork. “The culture of the firm is one of immense collaboration,” says Senior Associate Kate A. “This is a team-oriented firm. It’s an environment where opinions are solicited from every angle and every corner.” Teams are organized into industry and functional practices to maximize sector specialization and knowledge sharing across the firm, and each one is supported by first-rate associates and research analysts.
But it isn’t only the clients who are benefiting—Spencer Stuart’s employees are, too. “One of the reasons I’ve stayed at Spencer Stuart as long as I have is that I really think the firm offers unique opportunities. I’ve worked with so many wonderful people, and the mentorship that I’ve gotten here has really been incredible. The fact that I’m able to attach my name to Spencer Stuart’s brand name has afforded me incredible opportunities,” shares Consultant Alexis G.
Team members also learn multinational businesses inside out by working side-by-side with the world’s most phenomenal clients and leaders. “Something that’s very, very, special about being at Spencer Stuart is the client base and the access and the exposure that you have to the highest levels of all sorts of companies and organizations from around the world is really second-to-none,” Alexis adds. “It’s a privileged place to be.”
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