Navigant Consulting

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Navigant Consulting Reviews

Updated January 30, 2015
Updated January 30, 2015
264 Reviews
3.2
264 Reviews
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Navigant Consulting Chairman and CEO Julie M. Howard
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Energy practice leadership is keenly aware of work/life balance (in 29 reviews)

  • you got the chance to work with smart people (in 12 reviews)


Cons
  • As with any consulting job, at time it can be difficult to maintain a good work/life balance (in 20 reviews)

  • Long hours expected and appreciation for sacrifices not readily acknowledged (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great Experience and a Great Team

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Managing Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Navigant Consulting full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    The staff on the team are awesome to work with. Very dedicated and committed to the process. Great customers.

    Cons

    Work Life Balance is difficult when traveling

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Culture

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Navigant Consulting

    Pros

    Small Company feel, great collegues

    Cons

    Hard to get a steady stream of billable work.

  3.  

    The company provides interesting consulting experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The company provides good growth opportunities.

    Cons

    The company hours can be unpredictable as is typical for consulting jobs.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    As expected

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Navigant Consulting

    Pros

    Great people, very interesting work, good upward mobility

    Cons

    Pay is below industry standard and bonuses are way below industry standard

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Fix the comp issue and all else will fall in line

  6.  

    Success here depends on your Managing Director

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    -Complex, challenging engagements
    -Many young, smart people
    -Strong focus on training and continuing education
    -Flexible work arrangements, among other initiatives, are currently in the works

    Cons

    -Not a great work/life balance
    -Inefficiency is rewarded here; bonuses are based on utilization, rather than quality of work
    -Managing Directors can get away with some pretty appalling behavior if they're bringing enough business

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make sure that your consultants do not get lost; assign mentors to the young people.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Very rewarding.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Navigant Consulting full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Great talent and academic resources available.

    Cons

    Confused senior level management.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trust your sector leaders please.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    Fantastic place to learn and grow your career.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Graphics and Multimedia Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Graphics and Multimedia Coordinator in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    - Many educational opportunities
    - Great people that you work with in team setting
    - Large company, but thoughts and suggestions for improvement are heard and can easily by incorporated into your workflow
    - Management that I have been in contact with have been personable, helpful, and kind
    - Great work-life balance

    Cons

    - Quiet company and tend to keep to your own department
    - Would prefer to use Mac for graphics
    - Great learning opportunities for growth and development, but not sure if it will translate towards promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Very fast-paced, deadline driven environment with focused and motivated employees

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Evidence Manager/Media Specialist in Vienna, VA
    Current Employee - Evidence Manager/Media Specialist in Vienna, VA

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

    Pros

    Several teams to work with and learn from daily, employees work very well together as a team. Learn to deal with constant changes in work environment that constantly helps build new skill sets.

    Cons

    Sometimes stressful due to the fast-paced environment, working with deadlines daily can be stressful as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    N/A

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Not as hands on as I would like, but definitely exposed to a lot of experience and senior level consultants.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Intern in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Intern in Washington, DC

    I have been working at Navigant Consulting as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    Worked with very experienced consultants who were eager to share their knowledge.

    Cons

    Not at much analytical/testing experience for interns

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to give interns more field-related activities instead of HR-focused work.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great Place to grow and learn

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Navigant Consulting as an intern

    Pros

    multiple projects to work on, able to learn really fast, intelligent working environment

    Cons

    sometimes limited time for training; limited work/life balance; multi-project working can be tricky

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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