Dean & Company

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Everyone wants to get out...very low employee morale and no concern for employee motivation and productivity

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Analyst in Vienna, VA
Current Employee - Analyst in Vienna, VA

I have been working at Dean & Company

Pros

Good review and feedback process.
Good compensation.

Cons

Very low employee satisfaction and morale -- leading to high annual turnover (50%+)
Poor communication of important decisions affecting employees
Poor allocation of resources (employees as well as costs)
Recruiting process is deceptive about work culture
Very variable in lifestyle, hours and management style depending on who's your manager
Staffing process is arbitrary and unfair, human resource policies are poor.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Try and learn about how to effectively manage your human resources. Realize the value of current employee knowledge, especially given the lack of training. Pay more attention to work life balance.

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to build broad based consulting skills

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dean & Company full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Very high quality consulting projects. Projects range across a broad spectrum: M&A deal support, CRM strategy, competitive strategy and financial planning and analysis. Good exposure to a number of industries. Private equity relationships are valued very highly in the industry.
    -Great place to build consulting and business skills: Senior client interaction is very common. Projects are very analytical in nature. In addition to consulting projects, Dean also offers a number of business development opportunities.
    -Opportunity to work with very smart people. Recruitment is very selective and the consulting folks who I interacted with throughout my duration were very bright.
    -Compensation is good
    -As one becomes tenured, company is very flexible in accommodating requests to improve work-life balance

    Cons

    -Unpredictable hours
    -Limited alumni network
    -Sometimes cases can be long with limited opportunities to diversify experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in business development and leadership training for the mid-level consultants.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Outstanding Consulting Experience, Broad business exposure

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Dean & Company

    Pros

    - World class consulting experience. Cases similar to Top 3 consulting firms
    - Great place for professional development - broad range of cases and business issues
    - Private equity relationships
    - Early client and senior management exposure

    Cons

    -Unpredictable hours - largely due to the nature of consulting industry

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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