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So after deciding I really have had about enough of law firm / litigation life, I threw out a resume to an architecture / design firm called Gensler. 2 days later, I've already had a phone interview and I am waiting for a call back to schedule a face to face interview. I'm not getting my hopes up, I know that was just round 1, but still, it is a little exciting.

Working in construction law I know a lot about Gensler and its products and projects, but I know nothing about what the culture of the company itself might be like. Maybe someone here can shed some light on them?

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Yos Girl, it's always fun to watch the path your life takes.  Good luck to you.

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No experience with them, but good luck to you!
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Yeah, I do some random things, always looking for my "perfect fit"! We'll see what happens :)

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I don't know anything about Gensler either, but I am sitting at my law firm desk right now envying you.  Good luck!
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ok it is officially "after noon" and I can't stop staring at the phone. Call already! (I was told I would get a call "Wednesday afternoon.")

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Getting a corporal job can be a pain in the royal a$$, phone calls, interviews, hurry up, wait. Can take them some time to give the job to you even when they were ready to hire you a week ago.  Best to you :D   - oh and of course, no help what so ever on the original question. :)

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I'm scheduled for a 2nd round directly with their general counsel! It was funny because she is in San Francisco, and I'm actually going to be in Nor-Cal that weekend and offered to appear in person. Unfortunately she is on leave and interviewing remotely, but they appreciated the offer to make the effort I think.

It isn't until the 28th, so I'll be on pins and needles until then, but it's exciting!


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Good luck to you. I just changed jobs again. I think this time it will stick. I was looking for a more family friendly setting, with no over night on calls and no weekends.

I hope the 28th comes quickly for you!


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Update! The 2nd round went GREAT and I've been passed on to round 3 with the regional executives in my local office.

I'm super excited and I think this would likely be my "final" job switch for a long time if they hire me.

They are going to call me tomorrow to schedule the next round...yay!!


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That's awesome! Way to take charge and make a change happen! Here's hoping "Happy New Year" is also "Happy New Job"... :)
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PostIcon Posted on: Jan. 01 2013, 10:23 pm Skip to the previous post in this topic. Skip to the next post in this topic. Ignore posts   QUOTE

Good luck!

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So far, so good!  Good luck!

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Thanks everyone! I'm really excited and can't wait for 16th to be here! I have the interview suit all dry cleaned and ready to go. Black with a cobalt blue blouse. Woo!

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Good luck with the interview! Let us know how it goes.

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