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Fun, welcoming and enjoyable place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Seattle, WA
Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Seattle, WA

I have been working at Slalom Consulting

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Variety of clients to potentially be engaged with
Roles can also vary from project to project
As consultants, you can provide guidance to your managers as to your career path and/or interests
Lots of Company hosted functions that are always optional (e.g. Happy Hour Events, Quarterly Meetings, Company-wide funded weekend retreat to wonderful/local destinations, Holiday Parties, etc...on and on...)

Cons

It's important to be part of a team and/or have people know about your skillsets. If you're relatively new and somewhat shy, it can be hard to be recognized. You must take it upon yourself to go out and contribute to your personal/professional growth and network, network, network...

Advice to Management

The benefits are ok. Would love to have the company provide for better 401k matches - the current rate is relatively poor in comparison to other companies.

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    Corporate Services Hell

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Slalom Consulting

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Interesting culture, friendly people, sometimes exciting work.

    Cons

    Poor / lack of management, less than average benifits & PTO, left out of company events and rewards, short staffing basic services means more work for everyone.

    Advice to Management

    Stop acting like a little comapany jumping over dollars to pick up dimes at staffs expense. Pay bills on time, honor your word.

    Slalom Consulting Response

    Dec 14, 2010Managing Director of Human Resources

    Thanks for your feedback. From your post, it looks like you might be part of our corporate headquarters team. I take your comments to heart and would like to get some additional details on your ... More

  2. Helpful (1)

    Management Consulting

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Consultant in Seattle, WA

    I have been working at Slalom Consulting

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Ability to be flexible in work/life balance.
    - Ability to take unpaid time off when needed.
    - Good team of committed people.

    Cons

    - Lack of challenging or senior level client assignments.
    - PTO/sick time model is very skimpy.
    - Benefits are average.
    - "Newbies" aren't respected for a long time - over-emphasis on tenure in decision making.
    - Lack of transparency for promotions.

    Advice to Management

    - Work on improving quality and complexity of client opportunities.
    - Better showcase Slalom capabilities to clients beyond basic staff augmentation roles.
    - Perception that the founders/exec team have lost sight of why they founded the company in the first place.
    - Lack of financial rewards being shared throughout the organization, rewards are disproportionately distributed.

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