Oliver Wyman

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Consultant

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Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY

I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Fun environment, really good culture. Strong emphasis on WL balance. The firm really tried to create a cohesive environemnt for everyone to come together

Cons

You end up doing a bunch of stress testing work again and again. Might tell you you can explore other interests, but it's not often the case. It's easy to get stuck doing one thing at the company if you're not careful. You can find yourself doing 14 months of insurance work back to back without expressing any interest in it.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

More visibility into current project across the firm, better integration of GMC/FS. In my two years at the firm, both compensation and promotion structure changes against consultants. This is not a startup company, and to reflect OW's maturity I'd try to have such frequent upheavals

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great place to grow a career - if you're willing to put in the work and get on good cases.

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    Former Employee - Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Incredibly smart and talented people; Constantly challenged and learning new things; Opportunity to experience and "become an expert" in a variety of industries; Very transparent about salaries and promotions; Opportunities to take leaves of absence (with benefits) or do a non-profit fellowship (at 60% pay)

    Cons

    Major inconsistencies between projects (i.e. travel, hours, management), which makes each employee's experience vary widely, and often errs on the side of terrible work-life balance; Regional and industry business varies widely and dramatically effects each office culture; Considerable change in management and high-level structure over the past year; Poor retention of women - a widely acknowledged challenge

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Smart, driven, very entrepreneurial people

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    Current Employee - IT Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - IT Manager in New York, NY

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work with smart, driven folks who push bounderies and have the get it done attitude

    Cons

    Consultant hrs are long, lots of travel, challenging deadlines

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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