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North Highland – Why Work For Us?

Every good story starts with a single idea. In 1992, Dave Peterson, a talented consultant for a "Big 5" firm, had an epiphany. A great consultancy did not have to be a big, centrally located firm, flying its consultants out to distant client locations. Neither did it have to be a small, local boutique. He had a better model in mind. North Highland was built around this radically different approach. Two decades later, North Highland is an employee-owned, global consulting firm with local teams in the US, UK and several other countries.

North Highland is a global management consulting firm that delivers unique value, big ideas and strategic business capabilities to clients around the world. The firm solves complex business problems for clients in multiple industries through an integrated approach and offers specialty services via its Enfathom, Managed Services, and Sparks Grove divisions, as well as TrueBridge Resources. 

North Highland is an employee-owned firm that has been named as a Best Firm to Work For every year since 2007 by Consulting Magazine. 

Come see why we're different! 

Looking for average? Happy to follow? Sorry, you’re in the wrong place! Want something different? Now we’re talking! We are a team of collaborative,engaged professionals who care deeply about our work, clients, communities, and each other.


We change the way our clients think about consulting, and are a different type of consulting firm – and have been since day one. We believe that people are more important than revenue. Client satisfaction is the benchmark by which we gauge our success. Since we are employee-owned we have a different perspective - forging relationships that go beyond merely transactional.

Working at North Highland is unlike working anywhere else. Relationships matter to us; not only with our Global Fortune 500 clients but among each other. We are collaborative, highly engaged and most importantly we care about our work. And, because we are owners of the firm, we do the right things for our clients and for one another.

At North Highland, we believe that our employees do their best when they have a balance between their professional and personal lives. It’s a refreshing approach that puts professionals in control of their life and career. We focus on results, and offer flexible career tracks so our professionals are better equipped to juggle modern life.

At North Highland, employees are trusted to expand their skill set and develop their expertise as forward thinking individuals. As a new hire, you will embark on the ‘First Year’ journey where you will learn what it means to be an owner of the firm, what it means to our clients, to what it means to our firm. We want you to live and breathe our culture. You own the decisions that affect your career.

At North Highland, we are all owners of the firm. Our ownership culture positively shapes how we serve our clients. As owners, we’re motivated to help each other build our firm’s future on the long-term success of our clients. We treat each other with the utmost respect – so there are no jerks allowed. And our entrepren
eurial spirit keeps us striving to solve complex problems for our clients’ toughest challenges.


We value the expertise of our employees. This is why we invest in a robust program to build skills, share understanding and encourage professional growth. From in-house coaching to participation in industry workshops, seminars and roundtables, we offer an array of resources to help our people expand their knowledge base.


We offer one of the most comprehensive benefits package available. Our Global Employee Stock Ownership Plan (GESOP) is a plan you won’t find at other firms, and our matched 401K plan comes with immediate vesting. Robust insurance plans, flexible work arrangements, and generous paid time off lets employees relax and focus on life’s priorities.


We truly value our differences – including gender, ethnicity, age, and lifestyle – we welcome a variety of perspectives not only because it’s the right thing to do, but because it leads to better relationships and more creative solutions for our clients. That recognition forms the basis for our approach to diversity and inclusion, and inspires us to continue to build an open and inclusive work environment.



Giving back to our communities means  everything to us and  we actively support the local charities that our consultants and clients call home. Around the world, every North Highland office is inspired to make their community a better place. From helping children with disabilities in London, to supporting the local food banks in Los Angeles, we donate our time to designated charities and community groups.


North Highland Reviews

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North Highland President and CEO Dan Reardon
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    A positive, thoughtful culture with good people who care!

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    I worked at North Highland full-time for more than 3 years


    I have worked in many office environments where the ethical and moral boundries were tested and it is really great to have worked with a firm full of people who want to do the right thing for the firm, the people and their clients. North Highland is trying to make changes to improve the firm overall so the employees can continue to provide a solid career path for each person.


    It will take some and a few cycles before North Highland achieves its goals. Patience is key as I believe they will get there.

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    Look deeper into why the changes are necessary to begin with. The market is much different than it was in 2001 and 2008-2010... Look at the potential market drivers that contributed to the success of the firm and what internal changes can combat the changes in the market today, 2014.

    Positive Outlook
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North Highland Interviews

Updated Sep 3, 2014
Updated Sep 3, 2014

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    Marketing Interview

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    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1 week - interviewed at North Highland in June 2014.

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    Easy and laid back initial telephone interview with recruiting staff. Second interview was comfortable and conversational with general marketing manager, associate marketing manager and marketing director. Each individual interview was pleasant.

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North Highland Awards & Accolades

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Best Consulting Firms to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2013
Best Firm to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2014
Best Companies to Work For in Texas (Large) (#2), Best Companies Group, 2012
Best Companies to Work for in Texas (Small), Best Companies Group, 2010
Best Places to Work in New Jersey (Large) (#1), Best Companies Group, 2012
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Additional Info

Headquarters Atlanta, GA
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1992
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

North Highland is a different kind of consulting firm. We have one simple premise – to do what’s right for our clients and our people. After all, relationships matter. That belief has guided us to become a global consulting firm that builds its success on the value we provide for our clients. We bring BIG ideas and challenge the expected way of doing things.

The firm solves complex business problems for clients in multiple industries through an integrated approach and offers specialty services via its Enfathom, Managed Services, and Sparks Grove divisions, as well as...

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