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RGP Overview

Irvine, CA
1001 to 5000 employees
1996
Company - Public (RECN)
Consulting
$500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year
RGP is a global consulting firm that enables rapid business outcomes by bringing together the right people to create transformative change. As a human capital partner for our clients, we specialize in solving today’s most pressing business problems across the ... Read more

Mission: Our culture is defined by the kind and intelligent people within our organization. Our ability to collaborate and build human connection helps us to effectively deliver practical solutions with impactful results. We work hard to support our team members, align them with ... Read more

Company Updates

  • What’s next for Talent? RGP’s President and COO, Tim Brackney, shares his vision for the future of talent, highlighting the importance corporate culture will play in the success of organizations.

  • The senseless murder of George Floyd on May 25 is devastating. We at RGP denounce hate and racism. We stand united with the Black community during this time of pain and anguish and are committed to working within our communities to advance social justice. We are sharing this letter from our CEO to our employees so you understand our position and our commitment.

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RGP – Why Work With Us?


At RGP, we operate with a people-first mentality. Our culture of human connection and collaboration is demonstrated in our support of one another and our dedication to produce amazing work that helps clients and RGP grow.

Utilizing our technology and digital expertise, we deliver practical solutions and more impactful results that power our clients, people and business success and help transform the future of work.

Our mission as an employer is to connect our team members to meaningful opportunities that maximize their skillsets and help them develop and grow in their career.

Our team members will often hear someone talk about being “Sleeves Up”. Sleeves Up™ describes RGP's culture, built by a community of dedicated professionals who love to roll-up their sleeves, do great work and make a positive impact.

We offer opportunities to work in different ways and believe human connection is the real agent of change—in your work, your career and your life.

RGP has transformed to better support consultants along their chosen path. We know consultants are more than just their work and endeavor to co-design the right career path for consultants based on their passions, expertise, talents, aspiration and life stage.

For all team members, we provide the opportunity to be part of a transforming and growing organization filled with opportunities – locally, globally and across different practice and functional areas.

Our People

If you ask a team member at RGP why they joined the organization and why they stay, you’ll likely hear a variety of answers with themes such as meaningful work, delivering results, ability to seek a variety of career opportunities and more. But we are confident that almost every individual would acknowledge our people – their fellow team members. You might hear something like this:

"I am grateful for the quality of our professionals, their positive attitudes, and the fun we have together and with our clients. I have found people that I not only love to work with and spend time with but also inspire me every day." 

Our culture of human connection is demonstrated in our support of one another and our dedication to produce amazing work that helps clients and RGP grow. Simply put, we put our people first. Each person at RGP leads an interesting life, and we invite you to hear some of their stories. 

Career dreams and baby swings: Balancing life and career transformations

Traveling the world: One assignment at a time

Another Round: Balancing all that life serves you

Taking Flight: Landing more than a career

Learn more about our people and their stories: https://careers.rgp.com/People


Sleeves Up™ for female leaders and those on their way!

Since our inception, RGP has been focused on cultivating greater opportunity for women in professional services. At RGP, women are provided with meaningful opportunities, nurtured and developed as leaders. In addition to being led by both a female CEO and CFO, women hold the majority of RGP's leadership positions. 

"What I love about RGP is that it matches where you are in life with your future potential. In my 14 years at RGP, I’ve moved from recruiting, to expanding our Information Management practice, to serving as a Managing Director in our Orange County office and now a Vice President. I have never been looked at as a woman or a man, but rather as a valued and intelligent contributor. My role is demanding, but through balance, hard work and the flexibility RGP provides, I have been able to move up within the organization while being happy at home and productive at the office."

– Firouzeh Farmand, VP Head of Talent Management, West

Percentage of all US-based employees

50% Total Company Executive Female Leadership

52% | VP level and above

66% | North American Regional/SVP

 

Our commitment to the Paradigm for Parity® movement

We are excited to be part of the Paradigm for Parity® movement, which will help us continue to achieve our inclusion and diversity goals with tangible steps and measurable outcomes.

Paradigm for Parity® is a coalition of CEOs, senior executives, founders, board members and business academics who are committed to achieving a new norm in corporate leadership: one in which women and men have equal power, status and opportunity. RGP is working to protect gender parity in our leadership by implementing the Paradigm for Parity® 5-Step Action Plan.

The action plan includes:

  • Eliminating or minimizing unconscious bias in the workplace;
  • Significantly increasing the number of women in senior operating roles;
  • Measuring targets at every level and maintaining accountability by providing regular progress reports;
  • Basing career progress on business results and performance, rather than physical presence in the office; and
  • Providing sponsors, not just mentors, to women well positioned for long term success.

This set of specific actions that, when concurrently implemented, will drive positive change and enable RGP to more effectively increase the number of women in our leadership positions. 

In celebration of Women’s Equality Day and the 99th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment, Paradigm for Parity highlighted two of our team members as  “women on the rise,” who are helping to change the face of corporate leadership.

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Ellen Ourednik

Ellen consistently demonstrates a strong ability to serve as a “leader/doer” with a continuous improvement mindset. She effectively partners with sales leaders, talent team members, consultants and clients to ensure the successful delivery of engagements. Ellen served as a key member of a project team charged with a significant organizational redesign project including redesigned job roles and core processes and proved herself highly capable of leading her team through change.

Nominated by: Katie Conway, EVP, Talent

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Julie Shaver

Julie is an expert problem-solver. This is most evident in her innate ability to relate to and manage differing constituencies toward the accomplishment of a common goal. Possessing a high emotional quotient is generally recognized as perhaps the most important ability in leadership and relationships in general – Julie combines this important trait with excellent communication skills, a rare combination. Lastly, Julie challenges her own personal status quo, seeking vertical learning curves – getting comfortable in discomfort is the personification of leadership.

Nominated by: Tim Brackney, President and Chief Operating Officer

 Diversity and Inclusion

 

"We set the tone for diversity and inclusion from the top of our organization, beginning with our CEO, CFO and COO. We operate with dignity and respect for all colleagues and are proud to embrace all perspectives. The diversity of our voices makes us better partners and problem-solvers in serving our clients."

- Jodeen Howes, SVP HR

 

We are a reflection of the diversity of our clients and regions in which we do business, a global team that embraces different perspectives, life and business experiences. We believe that being a diverse and inclusive company is not only the right thing to do, but that it also gives us a competitive advantage and helps us better serve our clients.

 

As an organization, we believe that our human capital is our most valuable asset. We embrace and encourage all our differences—whether that is related to age, ethnicity, national origin, religion, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and all other characteristics that make us unique. We will continue to support and empower our team of intelligent, global-minded and diverse team members as we grow our company to best support our clients’ needs.

 

Percentage of all US-based employees

 

63.37% Minorities and Women

51.11% Women

48.89% Men

At RGP, we understand your need to grow in your career and make an impact on the world around you. Discover career advice for every stage of your journey. 

Building your future in consulting

At RGP, we’ve been focused on creating greater opportunity for professionals starting in their career to experience meaningful work that also connects them to a global and diverse force of experienced professionals to learn, connect and grow.

Is a career in consulting for me?

We are passionate about helping others explore a career in consulting and support them in making career decisions. Through our years of empowering people to grow and master their careers in consulting, we’ve identified the most common experiences that a career in consulting entails.

 

Career Insights

The beauty of being part of a people organization is the experiences we get from connecting with so many different individuals. Our talent leaders have gathered five tips, based on years of experience, to help you excel in your next interview.

 

Aligning our Consultants with the right opportunity at the right time

We work to connect you to work that matters and support you along the way. We offer opportunities to work in different ways and believe human connection is the real agent of change—in your work, career and life. 

 

 

 

 

RGP Reviews

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    "Do what you love and feel valued!"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
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    I have been working at RGP full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    RGP has such talented leadership and are forward thinkers, I feel very fortunate to be part of their team . The clients and the projects always present a challenge and a learning experience . They truly work as a team and as a consultant that is usually off site , I always feel connected and supported.

    Cons

    I really can think of any,

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RGP Photos

RGP photo of: President & COO, Tim Brackney, crushed a workout at our client, Peloton, in between investor meetings
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RGP photo of: RGP Leadership giving back the local community through Habitat for Humanity
RGP photo of: RGP Leadership giving back the local community through Habitat for Humanity
RGP photo of: RGP Leadership giving back the local community through Habitat for Humanity
RGP photo of: CEO Kate Duchene recently attended the 2020 Women on Boards inaugural event in Orange County.
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RGP Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Cincinnati, OH
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    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at RGP (Cincinnati, OH) in August 2019.

    Interview

    My interview process consisted of several email exchanges, a 1:1 video interview, and a 2:1 phone interview. In-between these activities, I was provided background (via an exchange of documents) on RGP and the opportunity.

    Interview Questions

    • In what areas are you most qualified to add value to our clients?   Answer Question
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RGP Awards & Accolades

  • America's Best Midsize Employers, Forbes, 2019
  • Best Companies to Work For in Texas, Best Companies Group and Texas Monthly, 2019
  • The Best Management Consulting Firms, Forbes, 2018
  • America's 100 Most Trustworthy Companies, Forbes, 2017
  • Alfred P. Sloan Award for Business Excellence in Workplace Flexibility, Families and Work Institute, 2012
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