Triage Consulting Group

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Triage Consulting Group Reviews in San Francisco, CA

Updated October 20, 2014
Updated October 20, 2014
95 Reviews
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Pros
  • Triage provides its employees with an excellent work-life balance (in 29 reviews)

  • Tons of fun stuff--happy hours, teambuilding, paid volunteer time, team events (in 9 reviews)


Cons
  • and you write and mail off close to a thousand letters to insurance companies (in 11 reviews)

  • Lack of diversity and recruiting to fit a mold (in 3 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Great company with fun young professionals.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Triage Consulting Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great experience and transition for right out of college. Traveling with your team is a lot of fun. Pay is competitive with other consulting companies. Majority of employees are young adults, very social. Very interesting work - not many companies out there do healthcare consulting. Great transparency from senior management. Company is growing very fast.

    Cons

    45 hours a week salary and no overtime, have to earn your PTO (tough in the beginning for those who start late fall and want to take multiple days off for holidays, but after a few months super easy). Steep learning curve (but there is a lot of training)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to launch your career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Triage Consulting Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are what make this company a great place to work. They are motivated, energetic, self starters, who care about creating and maintaining a great company culture even as the company grows. The promotion track is fast, so you can be managing teams and large projects very early on in your career.

    Cons

    The work can be tedious and mind-numbing at times, and if you aren't interested in staying in the healthcare industry it can be hard to get a comparable job in a different industry, which is why a lot of people leave Triage to get their MBA.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 2 people found this helpful  

    A great company that gives young employees lot of responsibility and opportunity!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Triage Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Triage has an amazing company culture: smart, young, motivated, interesting new hires get to learn and grow and eventually manage teams and squads. The organization provides a lot of opportunities to work with different types of people and team sizes and to interact with upper managements and with clients. Plus you get to fully manage projects quite early on. The promotion system works, you need experience in the firm to move up, and the evaluation process pushes everyone to seek to exceed expectations.

    Top Triage Pros:
    - Great company to work for out of college.
    - Mid-size company with an open-door policy that has a lot of sway in the world of healthcare.
    - Very smart workforce that's becoming increasingly diverse in terms of regions and schools represented
    - Opportunity to advance up and get to run teams and train younger Associates
    - Travel, team events, company events: you can't deny Triage has maintained it's strong culture focused on balance and fun and it makes it very hard to leave. A lot of people make some of their best lifelong friends at Triage.
    - Internal opportunities (squad leadership, trainings, recruiting involvement, rotations such as Legal and Clinical) allow those that want to take on additional leadership roles.

    Cons

    The works definitely gets monotonous, but, there is always a way to find someway to get into something new, whether it's aiming for a rotation or getting really involved in a squad. The repetition eventually weighs most people down, but, those that want to can make Triage their own.

    The travel opportunities are declining and the company hasn't changed enough of the "in town" perks to accommodate, even though profits are out the roof and only continue to grow.

    Main Triage cons:
    - While salaries have increased slightly, the company has room to re-examine the bonus structure, and should. As company profits continue to increase, the bonuses don't necessarily match and yet more and more Seniors and Associates are putting in extra hours and committing to additional work.
    - The company has a lot of amazing alumni that go off to great graduate schools and move into upper level positions after Triage, yet there isn't a culture of promoting alumni advancement outside the company (like supporting time off for graduate school applications) even though those alums are future connections, clients, partnerships, etc. that only make the Triage name stronger.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep being awesome.
    Keep the culture.
    Be open to change.
    Re-think the potential to hire some roles from the outside, the company can use some new perspectives.
    Don't give up on the importance of "career development."
    Give Associates more room to get creative.
    Re-think investing into your employees' long-term goals.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Wonderful training opportunities with fantastic people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Triage Consulting Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great healthcare experience
    Good benefits
    Fantastic and ambitious co-workers

    Cons

    Strict career progression
    Management slow to implement changes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't be afraid to grow this company faster

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent people coupled with leadership experience make Triage a great place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    The work environment is non-competitive. Employees are intelligent, engaging, and fun to be around!

    Cons

    The work can be monotonous.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great people & great exposure to the business side of health care

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Triage Consulting Group full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    The company cares about its employees and treats them very well.
    The people are young, friendly, and supportive
    Management is accessible and supportive
    Great work/life balance
    Good hours, rarely out after 6:30, and flexible hours
    Living in San Francisco is amazing
    Good corporate values

    Cons

    Narrow industry. Triage deals almost exclusively with insurance and hospitals to recover lost revenue. Not much experience if one wants to pursue different type of consulting or make sustainable improvements to our healthcare system.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good experience right out of college

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Triage Consulting Group full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    The people are great. The experience gained was great.

    Cons

    Limited scope of consulting engagements

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the small company feel

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 3 people found this helpful  

    Great place to start!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Triage Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Triage is an awesome place to start working out of undergrad. Its culture, accelerated career path, location, travel opportunities, and volunteer opportunities, and make it fun and challenging during an exciting time to be in the healthcare industry. This is a great place to start for someone interested in hospital management.

    Cons

    Triage calls Associates consultants; however they are more like auditors with a few opportunities to consult (i.e. recommend solutions). Decreased travel opportunities allows less opportunity for client face time. Also business casual in the office is unnecessary, and they could really step up the food perks in the office.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add focus on industry education for employees. Consultants are experts at reimbursement issues, but are often lost when it comes to anything else Healthcare related.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Triage provides a positive, culture driven work environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA

    I have been working at Triage Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    -Open communication across all levels
    -Young, energetic company with fun supportive culture
    -Socially responsible
    -Lots of feedback on career development
    -Defined career path

    Cons

    -Company generally takes a conservative approach to new initiatives, can at times be viewed as slow
    -Many eggs are in one basket (niche business)
    -Not as much travel as there used to be

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    -Continue listening to, and acting on, employee feedback

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Great place to build a foundation of healthcare knowledge and project management, client service & business skills.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA

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

    Pros

    The employees and career development opportunities are the best parts of Triage. There is constant training in the first 2 years with the training modules and by rotating projects every 4-6 months for exposure to different clients, hospitals, and business challenges. Triage is an open, knowledge-sharing company that encourages creative thinking and communication. If you work hard and like the work you will progress in your career. Squad opportunities also add value to each employee's development and experience. Lifelong friends are made here.

    Cons

    Working in teams presents challenges at times in Triage's team-oriented environment. The travel also wears on employees over time.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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