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CrossCountry Consulting Overview

McLean, VA
201 to 500 employees
2011
Company - Private
Business Services
Unknown / Non-Applicable
CrossCountry Consulting is a trusted business advisory firm that provides customized finance, accounting, HR, risk, operations and technology consulting services to leading organizations facing complex change. We partner with our clients to help them ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We are excited to announce that CrossCountry Consulting ranked No. 1521 on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of the country’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIOs2

    CrossCountry Consulting Joins Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing U.S. Companies

    By: CrossCountry Consulting August 17, 2016 (McLean, VA) CrossCountry Consulting LLC (CrossCountry), a business advisory firm headquartered in McLean, VA, announced today that it has been recognized as one of Inc. Magazine's fastest growing private companies in America, earning the ranking of No. 1521 on the 35th edition of the Inc.

  • CrossCountry celebrates #IWD2017 and #BeBoldForChange in support of gender parity and our commitment to help women and men achieve their ambitions.

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CrossCountry Consulting – Why Work For Us?


About

CrossCountry Consulting is the trusted partner and expert advisor to leading organizations that are dealing with pressing business needs. We help our clients transform their finance, accounting, operations, risk and technology in order to effectively prepare them for complex change, optimized performance and accelerated business growth. Our business advisors and consultants work collaboratively with our clients to provide customized solutions to our clients’ specific and ever-changing needs.

Our Culture

People are the cornerstone of our company, and our success relies on their development and retention. Our culture reflects an inclusive, collaborative, and supportive environment that motivates individuals to always strive for the best outcome and enjoy what they do. 

Our Core Values

we are guided by four principles that reflect our commitment to our clients and to each other. We hire and develop dynamic, driven people who share the same values, enthusiasm and pride in their work. By doing this, we ensure that we leave a positive mark on our clients, our community and our industry. 


Our Story 

Our Vision: A Better Experience… for Our Clients… for Our People

Five years ago, we shared a vision for creating a distinctly new type of advisory firm, one that would bring the best aspects from our Big 4 and Arthur Andersen roots along with an unwavering commitment to building the right culture. 

Our practice is based on what we call the “better experience model” which is reflective of a commitment we have to our clients and to our people.

We agreed that the company’s culture would be the most important asset and success factor leading to the recruitment, retention and loyalty of some of the best people in the industry.

From the beginning, we set out to not grow for growth’s sake; instead, we believe in hiring the right people that fit our culture and continuously developing them into great consultants.  If we can do this, growth will take care of itself.

We strive to provide our consultants with a better experience by providing a meaningful work-life balance, challenging work opportunities and continual investment in them, both personally as well as professionally.

We also recognize that each of our clients have distinct and unique needs and challenges. To provide a better experience for our clients, we make sure to listen to their needs, listen some more to ensure that we are a true partner that can design customized solutions to fit their individualized and specific set of needs.

This is what we believe sets us apart from our competitors. Our “better experience model” is more than a corporate value – it’s a part of our DNA as a company.

DAVE KAY & ERIK LINN
CO-FOUNDERS AND MANAGING PARTNERS



Your Consulting Career Reimagined

Collaborative, fun, and inspiring” – This is how our consultants describe CrossCountry. We are a different kind of consulting firm, one where the career possibilities are ever changing and expanding. You will experience working across various industries and service lines, on challenging client projects and internal initiatives with some of the brightest consultants in the industry.

At CrossCountry, we nurture, develop and empower you to learn, grow and achieve. You dictate the path. We provide you the tools, training, and coaching. You define your career.

Projects

Projects and opportunities here are as diverse and varied as our People. We recognize that to grow professionally and discover true strengths, consultants should be exposed to several industries and solve complex problems. This is why we offer our consultants the opportunity to work on a broad scope of projects, opportunities, clients and industries in order to satisfy inner curiosity and allow our people to learn and grow.

Coaching & Development

We are invested in our people’s development and career. We do this through ongoing formal and informal coaching as well as continuous training opportunities.  We also offer online training, instructor led courses, and a training curriculum covering key topics across the spectrum of consulting skills, technical areas, and leadership development.


Giving Back

CrossCountry Consulting is committed to creating a better community and investing in those causes that are important to our employees.

Service is at the heart of our core values. Giving back is important not only to our firm but also to us as individuals. We commit to fostering long lasting relationships with charitable organizations aiming to improve the lives of others within our community.

“Making a positive and enduring impact on our community has always been at the forefront of who we are as a company.” – Erik Linn, Founding Partner


    

  


   

      

Inc 5000

CrossCountry was ranked No. 1521 on the 35th edition of the Inc. 5000 list. This ranking represents a list of the nation’s most successful private companies and has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. Companies are ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2012 to 2015 and must be an independent, for-profit, privately held company based in the U.S. 


Washington Business Journal 50 Fastest Growing Companies

For two years in a row, CrossCountry Consulting ranked as one of the 50 fastest growing companies by the Washington Business Journal. The annual ranking recognizes the fastest growing public and private companies in the Washington, D.C. based on consecutive three-year revenue-growth percentage. 


Consulting Magazine Firm Culture

CrossCountry has been recognized for its remarkable culture by Consulting Magazine as part of the 2016 Best Firms to Work for award. The firm culture category rose to be the top ranked criteria on this year’s award, and CrossCountry Consulting was listed amongst the Top 10 Best Small Firms on such criteria.

CrossCountry Consulting Reviews

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    Pros

    I was blown away at how good the CrossCountry team were throughout my recruitment and onboarding process. I knew within 24 hours the results of each interview which was fantastic. They had designated teams to manage my visa and travel arrangements from Ireland which took all stress away from me. The process couldn't have been easier from my end.

    From what I've seen so far, they really do live up to their culture & values and value their people a lot.

    Cons

    I can't fault the pre-employment process.

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CrossCountry Consulting Interviews

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at CrossCountry Consulting (New York, NY).

    Interview

    There were a total of 5 formal interview rounds with a Director followed by 4 partners, and an informal interview over drinks. Mostly behavioral - talked about professional and personal experiences, and how these experiences would make me an ideal fit for the role. During the first couple of interviews, we also discussed how my technical knowledge could be applied at CrossCountry.

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CrossCountry Consulting Awards & Accolades

  • Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, Inc. Magazine, 2016
  • Top Company Cultures, Consulting Magazine, 2016
  • Washington Business Journal Fast 50, Washington Business Journal, 2016
  • Red Hot Companies, Trending 40, 2016
  • Washington Business Journal Fast 50, Washington Business Journal, 2015
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