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Energizing and fun work place
Room Monitor (Former Employee) –  Cape Town, Western Cape5 January 2017
It was a big opportunity to work at the Gartner Symposium ITexpo 2015 event in cape town. I have learned how to efficiently communicate with people. The most enjoyable part of the job was that after finishing all my duties, I was able to sit in, in conference rooms and listen to IT trends in the workplace.
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Learned a lot at work
sr.teradata developer (Current Employee) –  Stamford, CT3 January 2017
My management is very supportive, have a friendly behaviour, always encourages the employees at work and fullfills all the needs of the employee.
My co-workers are very compitative and sportive.
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Gartner SMB Account Executive
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL12 December 2016
For Fort Myers Office only:

Some of the most well-educated people I've worked with whom have little to no experience and it sometimes shows to their detriment. Technical expertise is lacking from the sellers, but the management team is exceptional and the people are fun to work with.

Overall the company is great to work for and well recognized within the IT industry.
Pros
Great sales training, great work culture
Cons
Below industry average salary, expected to stay late often
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professional
Senior Engineer (Current Employee) –  New York, NY5 December 2016
focused, professional coding and teamwork, good employess, good managers, fun fun fun. I don't like giving out automated reviews so not really participating.
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IT research, advisory, and consulting company with a global reach
Editor (Former Employee) –  Midvale, UT1 December 2016
The company is headquartered in Stamford, CT, with many domestic and international office locations.

Gartner specializes in research, advice, and consulting for CIOs, IT leaders, and technical professionals.

The work environment is rigorous and challenging.

There are work opportunities in research, sales, and events, among others.
Pros
Good benefits; able to work remotely
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Great place
Review Analyst (Former Employee) –  Stamford, CT22 November 2016
The culture is relaxed and friendly, lots of flexibility, some people come in really early and leave early, some come in late and leave later. This div. is run by the EVP of Marketing and she has created a working environment based on the belief that we will get our work done without being controlled or lorded over. In the end it makes for happier employees who achieve big results, accomplishing more than some of the…
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Great Learning Experience
Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL5 November 2016
Culture of a frat house. Lots of favoritism shown towards certain employees. Great learning experience, as you are taught and provided with extremely beneficial feedback. Very forward-looking company.
Pros
Great cafeteria.
Cons
Low pay, very demanding, saturated market
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Great work/life balance
Invest (Current Employee) –  Stamford, CT18 October 2016
Gartner provides an excellent work life balance. If you are driven to move up you control your own destiny. Hard work is acknowledged.
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Cool company culture
Senior Project Manager (Current Employee) –  Stamford, CT8 October 2016
Great waterside location. Bad traffic in Stamford, CT.

A bit hard to advance as they bring in talent from outside.

Very smart people everywhere, hard working, but short hours. At 5:30 everyone is gone except for a few who don't want to leave.
Pros
Cool company culture, laid back, smart people
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Account Executive (Current Employee) –  Arlington, VA3 October 2016
Excellent corporate culture and benefits. Challenging environment but opportunities to meet with the brightest IT experts and with interesting and important customers.
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Great Team Culture!
HR Associate (Current Employee) –  Sydney NSW7 September 2016
Great place to work, great bunch of people! Love working in a global team as you get to learn so much more about the company and how other regions deal with similar issues.
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great place to start your career
Corporate Recruiter (Current Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL11 August 2016
There is a chance for great camaraderie if you're in the right group. The company is respected in its field and looks great on paper. The team I was in was a well oiled machine until a new manager came in and changed everything, now they are just limping along and all looking to get out (or for the older ones, make it to retirement under the radar). Nice cafeteria. Train shuttle. Nice campus on the water.
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Good Company to get your Start
Account Executive (Current Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL / Atlanta, GA10 August 2016
Great company to start your sales career, they have an amazing training program. This is not your traditional sales job, you will be required to stay up to date to the changes in IT and the industries you cover. You will notice the organization will provide you will a lot of training and resources to be successful in your role. If you're not able to get the flow within the 1st 90 days you will be re-trained and given up to a year to perform or at least have the right mindset.

The typical sales cycle last about 2 months if you're doing the right things, you have to be really consultative in selling a username and password. Aligning the problem your're trying to solve to the resources that Gartner provides it's clients.

The most enjoyable part of working at Gartner are the smart and responsbile people you work with, everyone seems to be excited to work there. Especially at the End of a Quarter and the EOY.

Great company, but a lot of growing pain like weak territories. you are strongly at the will of the accounts you're put into - mainly Healthcare and Financial Verticals make the most money at Gartner! so fight for that or a High Tech role! in SMB

Field Sales - everything is the same - you are at the will of the economy
Pros
Great Training, Perfect Culture in SMB - a little less steller in AMA and SAO
Cons
Upward movement ceiling - unless you have 10 + years in role.
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Creativity is mostly welcomed
Client Director (Former Employee) –  Stamford, CT8 August 2016
Depending on the office you work at, freedom around time management and creativity serving business activities can be really pleasant.
Fair work-life balance, many truly amazing co-worker

The company has been turning more and more into a corporate "execute only" place over time
Pros
Intellectually challenging
Cons
The usual pains of a billion $ business
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Wonderful Company!
Marketing Manager (Current Employee) –  Stamford, CT3 August 2016
Gartner is a wonderful company to work for. There is a good work/life balance and the people are wonderful! My manager was wonderful. The team was great and super collaborative. The deadlines are tight but the work gets done.
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Great company but unsure of how to get to the next level
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Stamford, CT17 July 2016
The company is great to work for. Some amazing caliber folks, some not. The work life balance if you have the right manager is great. Mobile work force but depending on your manager, can be micromanaged. Policies aren't set across the board and there's a lot of room for manager's discretion. I had a great manager for a number of years and then another one that I struggled with.
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Good Starting Salaries, but a dog eat dog atmoshphere
Controller Group (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL7 July 2016
This company has so much potential. The business units are good with the Great Managers, but are a horrible place to work if you have a bad Manager. Expected to take work home, they do not value Life/Work Balance.
Pros
Starting Salary, Bonus for Sales, A+ Benefits
Cons
No Life/Work Balance, great place if single and looking to earn a nest egg.
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Horrible place to work unless...
Director of Business Development (Current Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL7 June 2016
You are fresh out of college and have no idea of what professionalism looks like. The recruiters at this company are the best sales people. The career advancement opportunities are minimal at best and picked purely off of popularity and not performace. It is only an inside sales company, there are not any outside sales positions available in the SMB market.
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Good 1st job
Inside Sales Account Executive (Former Employee) –  Fort Myers, FL31 May 2016
Gartner is a fun company that is very youth driven. You will get to work with exciting technology companies and your opportunity for advancement can be realized rather quickly if you are close to the right people. That being said, several people who are not necessarily qualified to be in management get promoted. Having a good manager will make or break your career at Gartner. The only other major drawback is having to move to Fort Myers, Florida.
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Good acclaimed company with a proper work life balance
Senior Researcher (Current Employee) –  India23 May 2016
A great company to work for, as it carries with itself a big brand value. An acclaimed IT research and advisory firm, which provides high insights for strategic actions.
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3.9
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