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AlixPartners New York Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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Simon Freakley
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Pros
  • multiple opportunities and career path possibilities for growth and having impact, supportive teams of very smart people without egos (in 14 reviews)

  • Client work typically very interesting and high profile; fast-paced and interesting (in 11 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance - Always on call (in 26 reviews)

  • Long hours; focus on bottom line only (in 9 reviews)

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  1. "Enterprise Improvement Management Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great colleagues, interesting work, strong compensation, ownership of work

    Cons

    Generally travel Mon - Thurs


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work can be high profile and very challenging

    Cons

    Similar to other companies in this industry, many of the partners lack people skills.

    Advice to Management

    Partners preach that they have people skills, but when push comes to shove, their true colors are readily apparent.

  3. "Compensated for your worth"

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    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -High Profile Projects
    -Senior Exposure
    -Great Benefits

    Cons

    -Dilution of talent
    -Minimal insight into pipeline

    Advice to Management

    provide more outlook into internal financial data


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

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    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time

    Pros

    Nice offices, location and good IT support.

    Cons

    Little value for work/life management and poor bonus structure.

    Advice to Management

    Pay market bonuses for financial services firms which are in excess of 100% of base salary.


  5. "Great environment, great people"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Entrepreneurial culture, exceptional people, positive environment -
    multiple opportunities and career path possibilities for growth and having impact, supportive teams of very smart people without egos

    Cons

    Fast paced, but to be expected in a consulting firm

    Advice to Management

    Keep growing


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Vice President in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent assignments
    Small teams
    Lots of leeway
    Global presence
    Lots of very smart and dedicated employees
    Directors have tremendous experience in the industry and provide the backbone for the firm

    Cons

    Compensation is obscure. Have to be vocal to stay at par with market which can be strenuous
    Low work / life balance
    Travel 100%
    Management is hard to reach for discussion
    Not a true partnership - firm is owned by PE/investor
    Some management/admin positions are "rewards" to old friends leading to skills problems
    Retirement plan is very meager

    Advice to Management

    Standardize comp structure


  7. "Great Firm"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Professional in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Administrative Professional in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Friendly and incredibly intelligent people
    -Committed to your development and growth

    Cons

    Cant think of any at the moment.

  8. "mediocre"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time

    Pros

    Good pay but not in proportion of long hours put in

    Cons

    bureaucratic, they all act like a "cow boy" mentality


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great Culture, Lots of Experienced People, Great Industry Relationships. Great Career Trajectory for Hard Workers.

    Cons

    Work Life Balance Is Not The Best.

    Advice to Management

    Continue doing what you are doing...It is working well.


  10. Helpful (6)

    "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Analyst in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    ...there are some good people in certain LOBs, but it is a dice roll if you get put into the wrong one.

    Cons

    Nepotism, cronyism, boy's club mentality...recently conducted an internal survey on diversity and gave themselves a failing grade.

    Advice to Management

    Don't just say you are going to change things for women and minorities...actually do something.


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