Quick facts
  • What we do:
    People Development Solutions
  • Website:
    http://www.lhhuk.com
  • UK locations:
    South West, North West, London
  • Contact
    • The Royal Exchange, 2 Royal Exchange Steps, 2ND Floor East, London, EC3V 3DG

About Lee Hecht Harrison


What is it like to work for Lee Hecht Harrison

Leadership
Leadership
The EMT is expected to demonstrate the LHH Values in all the decisions they make for the business about employees, clients and the individuals they help. Every member of the EMT commits to living out the values of the business in everything that they do. This may be through regular career conversations they are having with their direct reports, to challenging clients and demonstrating their true passion for making a difference. As part of their on-boarding for new employees, each EMT member is expected to cover culture and values. In all communications the EMT is expected to demonstrate the values and they often refer to the Values when acknowledging the contribution of others in the business. The EMT is proud of the business culture and values and strives to maintain a good working culture.
My Team
My Team
Every month they bring the company together from up and down the country for a knowledge exchange to give different departments the opportunity to update the rest of the team on what’s going on in their world. Apart from day-to-day team interactions, their "Dragon's Den" concept is a good example of how LHH works together as a team. Every year employees are put into cross-functional groups and asked to come up with an idea that will either help solve a problem for a client or make LHH a better place to work. The group is given time to work together on creating a ‘big idea’ and how they would envisage executing their plan. At LHH UK's annual conference they are asked to present their idea to the Global Head of Strategy and four of their clients, who act as the "Dragon's". The room is set up like Dragon's Den and the Dragons have £15,000 to invest in the idea. The purpose of this initiative is to facilitate true innovation across the business whilst encouraging employees to build and sustain strong cross-functional working relationships.
My Company
My Company
Staff truly believe in making a difference for every person they help. Over 98% of people understand and believe in the LHH purpose (taken from 2015 engagement survey). All of their values are up on posters throughout the office and in every meeting room. All new employees are shown these core values and vision statements when they join the company and are often tested on them. Throughout the year, staff congratulate other employees using key values. It could be that they completed a difficult project with a smile on their face, or they showed initiative and made something happen - they are praised and congratulated at LHH and all link back to the company values. The company values are on tote bags and mugs around the office.

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Benefits:

  • Women
    Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays
    Holidays

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  • Gym
    Gym

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  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance with at least 50% of employees taking this up

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

    Companies where profit related pay is available and at least 50% of people receive it

  • Development
    Development

    Non work related training supported

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to staff

Company Statistics

  • Staff Turnover:

    20%

  • Male : Female:

    31% / 69%

  • Average Age:

    38

  • UK sites:

    4

  • Staff:

    52

  • Earning £35,000+:

    52%

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