William Blair & Company


The Vault Review

Uppers

  • “Smart, hardworking, fun, good people”
  • “Compensation—the actual cash that ends up in your account, rather than the inflated multi-year stock deals that NYC firms are peddling—is superior to that of similarly sized and even some of the larger firms”
  • “Opportunity for extremely high levels of early responsibility”

Downers

  • “Review process and performance evaluation procedures could be structured better”
  • “Lots of hours”
  • “Behind the curve on internal technology and operations”

The Buzz

  • “Best of the mid-market”
  • “Chicago focus”
  • “Their research is good”
  • “For the Midwest, very interesting”

Survey Says

Vault Verdict:  One of the more prestigious investment banks in the middle market, Chicago-based William Blair is looking for hardworking, intelligent, motivated, confident yet humble candidates who have a strong...

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