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Good Place to Work

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Former Employee - Fnance in Boston, MA
Former Employee - Fnance in Boston, MA

I worked at Charles River Associates full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Lot's of opportunities. Compensation and benefits are good. Work environment is good but hours vary widely according to projects and area of expertise. Field offices seem like better places to work but offer fewer opportunities.

Cons

Everything is distilled down to its simplist component - what does it mean for my bonus. Senior management has tried to build team environment but they are as guilty of the bonus driven culture as anyone.

Advice to Management

Important to settle on a strategy and act on it - too often strategies for groups or geographic offerings change course leaving others behind.

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  1. Ups and downs of entry-level employment

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Tallahassee, FL
    Current Employee - Analyst in Tallahassee, FL

    I have been working at Charles River Associates full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gain great experience in a high pace job.

    Cons

    Heartless work for heartless management.

  2. Decent, not outstanding

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    Former Employee - Associate in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Associate in Boston, MA

    I worked at Charles River Associates full-time (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Young culture, provides some foundational consulting skills

    Cons

    Not the smartest people in the room, at least on the Business Consulting side

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade talent, invest more in training tools, frameworks, practice

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