Oliver Wyman

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Great place to spend first few years about graduating

Senior Associate (Former Employee)

ProsOpportunities to travel
Work with very smart and motivated people

ConsEven though you get to change projects frequently, there's a risk of getting stuck in certain type of projects and it's difficult to change and develop other areas of expertise

Advice to Senior ManagementBe careful with burning people out, specially at the junior level. It's not always visible from higher levels of the organization...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good core skillset. Poor culture and work environment.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros: money, travel, cool clients, responsibility early, challenging work Cons: repetitive, too much travel, long hours, no support or mentorship Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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    Meritocratic but aggressive firm is a good fit for industry-agnostic college grads seeking fast career progression.

    Consultant (Former Employee) Dallas, TX

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros: Truly meritocratic: managers will promote anyone who deserves it, regardless of age or tenure. Easy to get international assignments. The organization is… Cons: Trigger-happy management in regard to layoffs. No serious checks & balances regarding work/life balance. "Industry generalist" job titles… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to take risks to differentiate OW from competitors, but be more candid with potential… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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