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North Highland Careers

Atlanta, GA
1001 to 5000 employees
1992
Company - Private
Consulting
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
North Highland is a different kind of consulting firm. We have one simple premise – to do what’s right for our clients and our people. That belief has guided us to become a global consulting firm that builds its success on the value we provide for our ... Read more

Mission: We empower clients, colleagues and communities to achieve aspirations while building lasting, caring relationships.

Company Updates

  • June 19th is a day that commemorates the end of slavery in the United States. To honor and celebrate this landmark holiday, we connected with members of North Highland's Black Employee Network to discuss Juneteenth and what it means to them, why it’s so important and how we can all recognize Juneteenth.

  • We are heartbroken. We are angry. We are upset. North Highland pledges to listen, learn and act, as shared in an employee message from Managing Director & President Alex Bombeck, highlights of which we are sharing on our website.

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North Highland – Why Work With Us?


We are makers. We are born leaders with a challenger spirit and we believe the future is ours to build. Makers have a mantra: Unleash Potential Together. It’s what we strive to do – for our colleagues, clients, and communities – each and every day.

Our best work happens when we bring our diverse expertise around one table. We don’t just talk about a better future, we’re building it now, by empowering people to achieve what they didn’t think was possible. We’re different because we’re not in it for the glory. Never have been. We’re in it to build capabilities, with a human-centered approach and a bias for action.

North Highland is a global management consulting firm known for helping clients solve their most complex challenges related to customer experience, performance improvement, technology and digital, and transformation. We add value and support our clients across the full spectrum of consulting, from strategy through delivery. We bring the big ideas, then we make them real.

North Highland is headquartered in Atlanta, GA, with more than 3,000 consultants worldwide and 60+ offices around the globe. The firm is a member of Cordence Worldwide (www.cordenceworldwide.com), a global management consulting alliance. 

We are an employee-owned firm that is regularly recognized nationally and locally as a best place to work. Come see how we Unleash Potential Together!


We are strategists, ideapreneurs, problem-solvers, storytellers, innovators, experimenters, designers and relationship-builders, connected by a shared vision to make our clients, our firm and our communities stronger. 

Charting the path to a better future is not a solitary pursuit. Together, we compound impact, accelerating individual growth and shared prosperity. We are a team that is human, dynamic, and supportive of the individual paths each member is on. Every day we invest in this team with our leadership, our trust, and our accountability. Because of this team, we each grow faster and have a greater impact.

Inclusion & Diversity

At North Highland, we are welcomed and appreciated for our personal capabilities, characteristics, contributions and diversity of background, thought and experience. As a Human-Centered firm, we believe in connecting hearts and minds and creating a sense of belonging for our people. Together WE can do great things.

To create a sense of belonging at North Highland, it takes all of us working together collectively. A number of networks have developed and are expanding to provide opportunity for connection, conversation and support of our culture.

BEN (Black Employee Network): BEN’s mission is to provide a community within North Highland a network to develop professional and personal connections while creating an environment of learning and belonging for all NH owners.

Pride Alliance: This group's mission is to provide our employee-owners with a network to connect and support our LGBT+ community.

WIN (Women In North Highland): WIN Atlanta’s mission is to drive progress for women in the workplace, by focusing on engaging, inspiring and developing both the women of North Highland and those within our local communities.  We believe that by establishing a strong reputation as a great place to work for women – we will continue to drive heightened total firm performance

CELEBRATE YOUR PERSONALITY AND TEAM SPIRIT
We work together differently. We care for and support each other. We promise to provide an inspiring environment that embraces diverse personalities, thoughts, experiences, and fosters teaming and caring. As individuals, we are confident in our independence of thought, our unique experiences and our personal world views. It is a way of working that blends personal conviction and inspired collaboration. It values different perspectives as opportunities to challenge convention. It fosters a team that is powerfully connected by our shared vision and a maker’s mentality. The future is not one-size-fits-all. And proudly, neither are we.

GROW THROUGH YOUR CHOICES

We forge our own paths and leave a trail. We promise to provide a variety of challenging opportunities to learn and to coach and to support you in your choices as you grow personally and professionally. Together, we compound impact, accelerating individual growth and shared prosperity. Every day, we invest in our team with our leadership, our trust and our accountability. On this team, we each grow faster and have greater impact.

MAKE YOUR MARK

We have the power to make a difference. We promise to empower you to make a meaningful impact in our communities and with our clients. Our work inspires and encourages us to think bigger. To make our mark, we need courage and conviction from both our abilities as individuals and our power as a team. We choose our talents – of ingenuity, divergent thinking and relentless determination—to make the future better for all.



We don’t just talk about a better future – we’re building it now, by empowering people to achieve what they didn’t think was possible. Four ways of working guide our efforts and connect us in purpose.

Own It

This is our firm, and its success is our success. Every day we act as owners, leaders, and role models to grow the firm collectively and our capabilities individually.

Relationships First

Mediocrity is not an option. We set high standards for ourselves, and the people with whom we work. We expect excellence and guarantee satisfaction with our work.

Think Big

We challenge ourselves to stretch and shape each other’s thinking to deliver lasting change and true value.

Learn +  Teach

Building and sharing knowledge is our superpower. We develop ourselves, learn from others and generously share what we know.

North Highland Academy

The Academy is a program for analysts, consultants, and senior consultants to develop their consulting capability and grow their careers at North Highland, with firm-wide support from executive leadership and talent management. As a North Highland Academy consultant, you will:

  • Build a career in management consulting
  • Make building and sharing knowledge a superpower
  • Embrace different perspectives as opportunities to challenge convention 
  • Adopt our shared vision and Maker mentality 
  • Make communications a core capability 
  • Step-up and shine 

A MISSION OF ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

We want to create sustainable, long-term economic empowerment in the communities in which we work and live. Our end goal is to stop poverty before it starts and to do that, we must fix the root cause of poverty, not just its symptoms through disruptive new approaches.

We harness our consulting expertise to work with civic, non-profit and other experts in economic empowerment to develop partnerships with a focus on the power of taking a more holistic approach to economic empowerment. We'll support projects that tackle financial stability, family sustaining employment and housing holistically, because our research shows these core areas can have a bigger and longer-term impact.

Our annual Day of Giving Back has been another way we have invested in local communities. Every year, we take all 1,500 employees out of our 23 global offices and put them in local communities to serve.

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North Highland Reviews

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    "Fantastic People and Place to Grow"

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    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Principal Consultant in Atlanta, GA
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    I have been working at North Highland full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of autonomy for those that want it, but support when you need it
    The firm is listening to employees and working to improve and adapt
    Everyone has been amazing to work with
    Fun clients and cool projects that we get to work on
    Lots of flexibility and good work-life balance

    Cons

    The only thing I would list as a con would be the amount of change the firm went through over an 18 month period which ended about a year ago. Leadership listened to employees and has adapted its approach to change and is very interested in making people happy.

    Advice to Management

    Stick to the plan and shape your mindset towards some level of risk-taking and growth.

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North Highland Photos

North Highland photo of: 2019 Executive Meeting
North Highland photo of: Panelists discuss immigration during North Highland "The Great Conversation" Series
North Highland photo of: Our NYC office volunteers during the holiday season
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North Highland photo of: Our St. Louis team gets in the holiday spirit on the Polar Express
North Highland photo of: Day of Giving Back 2019
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North Highland Interviews

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at North Highland.

    Interview

    Phone interview with recruiter, phone interview with lead, recruiter calls to check in & invite you to the final round which is a series of 3 in person interviews back to back on the same day. First interview is behavioral so lots of questions like “tell me about a time when...”, second interview is about your resume, & the third is a mini case study.

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North Highland Awards & Accolades

  • Forbes America's Best Management Consulting Firms, Forbes, 2020
  • Learning Elite, Chief Learning Officer Magazine, 2019
  • One of the UK's Leading Management Consultants, Financial Times, 2020
  • Best Firms to Work For, Consulting Magazine, 2019
  • Vanguard Leader in Corporate Services Consulting, ALM Intelligence, 2019
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