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GHD Reviews

Updated 19 Jul 2019

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Found 331 reviews

3.4
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63%
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73%
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GHD CEO Ashley Wright
Ashley Wright
121 Ratings
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  • "Generally consultancy means hard work and long hours(in 16 reviews)

  • "Long hours are frequently expected, difficult to balance work/life balance or even keep a medical appointment made in advance(in 12 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work with great clients and wonderful people"

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    Current Employee - Principal 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GHD full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great colleagues, flexible working, perfect size so you feel like a valued team member, exciting transformational change happening

    Cons

    Needs to be less humble and put edgy thought leadership out to clients and public

    GHD2019-07-14
  2. "Ho Hum"

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    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GHD full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Organisation tries very hard to engender a positive culture.

    Cons

    Undervalues contributions of less visible senior professionsla

    Advice to Management

    Focus equally on those that do not self promote the same way as their "favourites"

    GHD2019-06-30
  3. "Working at GHD"

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    Current Employee - Planner in Adelaide

    I have been working at GHD full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexibility in working hours, great working environment

    Cons

    Lower pay compared to other consultancy companies

    GHD2019-07-03
  4. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Civil Engineer in Perth, Western Australia
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at GHD full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible work hours, fair treatment

    Cons

    Pay on the lower end of range for consultancies

    GHD2019-06-18
  5. "So So place"

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    Former Employee - Engineer 
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at GHD full-time

    Pros

    relaxing culture good office location

    Cons

    lack of technical support. culture very different between teams

    GHD2019-06-26
  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not much opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at GHD part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Able to work part time

    Cons

    Not much culture of training staff, very clicky, poor team culture

    Advice to Management

    Push loess on utilisation so senior staff can train juniors

    GHD2019-07-04
  7. "Overall great!"

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    Current Employee - Graduate Engineer in Brisbane

    I have been working at GHD full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and workplace culture. The people and experience are what really make it all worthwhile.

    Cons

    Earning less than my peers.

    GHD2019-05-23
  8. "Great place to be working at"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at GHD full-time

      Pros

      Great colleagues to work work and variety of engagements

      Cons

      Filling in of timesheets and focus on utilisation

      Advice to Management

      More engagement with the team

      GHD2019-05-04
    • "Great company"

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      Current Employee - Technical Director in Adelaide
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at GHD full-time for less than a year

      Pros

      Work-life balance Diversity of work Nice culture

      Cons

      Steep learning curve with so many systems Limited cross-office collaboration

      GHD2019-04-13
    • "TOXIN place"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
      Doesn't Recommend
      Negative Outlook
      No Opinion of CEO

      I have been working at GHD full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      opportunities are around if you're willing to put your hand up

      Cons

      Bunch of lazy people, low standards, behind industry standard,low staff retention

      Advice to Management

      listen to staff advice not just shareholdes.

      GHD2019-04-14
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