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CEB Chairman and CEO Thomas L. Monahan III
Thomas L. Monahan III
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    Interesting work, week top level management

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    I worked at CEB full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    People, learning, exposure to high level decision making, travel.
    Get in, learn and get out!

    Cons

    Very sales heavy organization
    Poorly organized decision making process
    CEO rated one of the worst in the US

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Read your own research and instil the best practices you preach....

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CEB Interviews

Updated 22 Oct, 2014
Updated 22 Oct, 2014

Interview Experience

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    Key Account Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at CEB.

    Interview Details

    Initially a phone "screening" interview where there are standard questions including "why are you interested in working for us?", to which there seems to be only one answer, "career advancement". Based on that a F2F, CV interview with the internal recruiter is arranged at their offices in Holborn. Upon entering the building you can feel the seriousness straight away. They are very hospitable and smiley people, and give you a warm welcome which is pleasing. After the first F2F (yes, the first) the next stage is an online personality test which I did at home, I was given 3 days to submit this. Next, you are sent a Word doc. asking you to detail experiences you have had based on certain scenarios using their STAR technique. You have 5 days to submit this. The final stage is a 3 hour meeting, part 1 is where you get to meet one of the decision makers and go through your CV again and a general Q&A, part 2 is where you are given a scenario and need to plan for a sales meeting with a client to sell them a CEB membership, and the 3rd hour is the sales meeting itself with the person from part 1, acting as the aforementioned client.

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    Difficult Interview

CEB Awards and Accolades

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Recruitment Technology Innovation of the Year, Recruiter Magazine, 2014
AT&T Supplier Award, AT&T, 2014
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Additional Info

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Website www.executiveboard.com
Headquarters Arlington, VA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1983
Type Company - Public (CEB)
Industry Business Services
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (CAD) per year

CEB, the leading member-based advisory company, equips more than 10,000 organizations around the globe with insights, tools and actionable solutions to transform enterprise performance. By combining advanced research and analytics with best practices from member companies, CEB helps leaders realize outsized returns by more effectively managing talent, information, customers... More

Mission: We unlock the potential of organizations and leaders by advancing the science and practice of management. Values: Spirit of Generosity, Force of Ideas, Member Impact... More

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