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Terrible place to work, advancement blocked by more senior professionals

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Director  in  San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Director in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

- Most of the people here are very smart and hard working
- Pay is solid and on par with industry

Cons

- Senior leaders are very narrow minded and will not allow people below them any flexibility to try new initiatives
- Bonus is driven way too much on utilization, which provides no incentive to do good work and only bill hours
- Don't do anything to retain talented employees, a lot of which leave within 1-2 years of joining the firm
- No integration of culture from the plethora of acquisitions over the last 5 years
- No strategic vision or leadership from practice leaders or senior management - increasing bill rates and hiring more people is not a sustainable growth strategy. Also no transparency or communication from same leaders.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You need to provide more communication and transparency, as well as develop a legitimate strategy and actions to achieve the end goal. Just stating the end goal without any implementation is useless.

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Other Reviews for FTI Consulting

  1.  

    Great Place to Be

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director of Business Development  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director of Business Development in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Forward thinking, recognize employee talents and use them in the most effective way, creative problem solvers, FTI takes care of its clients

    Cons

    None come to mind for me.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    FTI provides great experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Director  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Varied opportunities to participate in complex turnaround management and creditor rights work.

    Cons

    Public company focused on managing short-term expectations for financial results

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to develop intergrated service solutions and broaden scope of service offering

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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