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  1. Incredible industry exposure, not system-oriented

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New England Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    NECG is one of the only places where there is really no ceiling in the responsibility you want to undertake. You will be staffed immediately on client work, be expected to manage client relations, and write/contribute to final deliverables. You will also present your work on-site to C-level executives. You will be able to voice your opinion and are expected to do so. There are some neat company rituals that also make the experience fun and anything but bland These all contribute to the unique opportunity NECG provides to right out of undergrad employees.

    Cons

    Due to the system and company structure, the unique advantages do lend to some disadvantages. There is not a formal training process and one must be proactive to learn from other PMs and the Partners. In addition, PMs are expected to assist in new business initiatives, which is unlike most other consulting firms. There is not a formal system to generate new business so it is difficult for recent grads to add-value in this area, though any help is appreciated by upper-management. Work can be sporadic, and work requests sometimes seem irrelevant.

    Advice to Management

    Understand the strengths and weakness of each individual you hire to tailor your management practices to each employee. Create a more transparent environment and promote camaraderie first, and foremost.


  2. Great Clients and Exciting Projects

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Norwalk, CT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at New England Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work directly with experienced executives on diverse and challenging projects. Work for brand name companies across industries. Innovative environment with extensive educational experiences. Lots of autonomy and leadership opportunities.

    Cons

    Deadlines can get tight. Protocols can get frustrating

    Advice to Management

    Continue to improve procedures to streamline workflows.


  3. Great Experiences

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Westport, CT
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Westport, CT
    Recommends

    Pros

    Unbelievable wealth of information and experience

    Cons

    Organization and job culture is very unique and not for all people

    Advice to Management

    NA



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