Huron Consulting Group Reviews

Updated March 17, 2015
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  1. Great culture, very collaborative

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The people are outstanding- very smart and collaborative. Leadership is very transparent and open. Big focus on work life balance and good communication.

    Cons

    Travel can be full time (mon-thurs) depending on role.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. No mentor ship or learning; fake it til you make it mentality

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    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    - getting more well known
    - some cool people
    - resources of a large firm
    - good benefits and total rewards package, 401k etc

    Cons

    - no mentor ship or learning. Project are 1-2 people and you are just told to go "do" something. Very different than other consulting firms I have worked for.
    - low pay below industry, way below, insulting bonus of 2-3% when promised much higher during recruiting / offer
    - inappropriate
    - very segmented company. You never meet or see people outside your work group
    - more temp staffing than consulting in many cases.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  3. Can be great or awful depending on your solution group placement

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    Current Employee - Revenue Cycle Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Revenue Cycle Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    High expectations force you to be better

    Cons

    Too many to list

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    allow people to move throughout solution groups

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. A Bad Experience

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    Former Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group

    Pros

    Benefits and Compensation are good and inline with job requirements

    Cons

    Management is fraught with problems. Entirely to much nepotism and advancement is meted out based on who you know and how much you are willing to boot lick. Promotion is given on the basis of who your drinking buddies are.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look hard at the EPM group and clean out the nepotism and despots.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6. Crap management

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group

    Pros

    Nothing to include in this section

    Cons

    Crap management, they do not know what is going on

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop treating your employees like scum

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7. Lots of responsibility. Minimal coaching

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    Current Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You'll get meaningful work to do eventually
    Great hands-on implementation coaching experience

    Cons

    Monday-Thursday travel every week is brutal
    Analysts and associates do almost all of the work
    Coaching can definitely be lacking
    Young folks probably can't go from new-hire to manager in less than 6 years. That's a long time to live on the road.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    retaining organic, skillful managers should be a top priority.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. Clinical Operations Analyst

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    Former Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group

    Pros

    The working environment was filled with people who generally want to do well. You live in apartments during projects which makes traveling every week more comfortable.

    Cons

    The healthcare methodology is "Cookie Cutter" and does no match the current healthcare environment. This was actually mentioned to me several times in discussions with people from other healthcare consulting forums.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. n/a

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    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people commitment to clients

    Cons

    Travel schedules can be difficult if not managed correctly

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10. 1 person found this helpful

    Learn before you become, then leave.

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Responsibilities are learned early on
    -Dynamic culture
    -Variety of technology and business methodologies
    -Easy access to learning
    -Acceptable benefits
    -Interesting projects

    Cons

    -Overpriced hours billed to the lowest billing consultants "analysts just out of college more than likely"
    -Worst work/life
    -High turnover
    -Senior Management (lack of initiatives, no direction, no support, lack of management skills)
    -Advancement is questionable, the formula seems to be on the right project at the right time, pick a good coach
    -Professional Development is the worst, don't expect this indicator to mean anything, most of the other managers and directors are aware how bad it is
    -Small-Med consulting firm competition is on the rise, they grew to big too fast and are now fighting firms with half the amount of employees for the same contracts. In turn they only go after contracts that are valuable rather than providing a complete solution
    -Lack of resources to move new projects forward
    -Company grows by acquisition not by internal growth

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make upper management more accountable. All of these Con's are because upper management allows and is aware of these issues. Only the CEO can be blamed if it has continued as long as it has. Give lower management some available time to breath and actually provide management.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful

    This company places huge emphasis on cultural fit and work life balance.

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    Current Employee - Consulting Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Consulting Analyst in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Office culture, choice of which office you'd like to work out of, you have the ability to make your career your own.

    Cons

    Huron does not have a day where everyone meets in the office (Friday office days). This job has 100% travel.

    Recommends

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