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Structured and limiting

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Business Analytics Associate in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Business Analytics Associate in Los Angeles, CA

I worked at ZS Associates full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Smart and motivated lower-mid level employees. Very structured typical "ZS" way. If you like being told exactly what to do with very little thinking involved, this is for you.

Cons

Management is super old school and stuck in the past. Analyses performed are tried and tested, lather/rince/repeat pieces that ZS has been doing for 25 years. The software they use and "sell" to other companies has not been edited in over 20 years.

Thus, no real growth for entry level applicants seeking knowledge in the modern world

Advice to ManagementAdvice

For the love of God... innovate

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great starting company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analytics Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Business Analytics Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at ZS Associates full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    You'll learn a vast number of tools and practice areas within a short period of time. They compensate very well.

    Cons

    Despite what they advertise, they don't care too much about work/life balance. They need mules at all levels.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management needs to go the extra distance in order to keep people. Too many leave because they are frustrated with the hours and management doesn't do anything to stop them.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good summer experience

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZS Associates

    Pros

    ZS really does provide a lot of value to their clients. The people were all intelligent and real team players.

    Cons

    The work, especially at the lower level was very similar between projects. You were doing the same thing but for different clients

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