AlixPartners Reviews

Updated January 20, 2016
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Simon Freakley
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Pros
  • Great colleagues, smart people, rewarding projects and lack of politics is refreshing (in 9 reviews)

  • Smart people; high profile cases (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Still working on improving work life balance and diversity issues (in 15 reviews)

  • Lack of direction and support from management (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Rewarding and collaborative"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Southfield, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, smart people, rewarding projects and lack of politics is refreshing. Global presence working on important projects in very collegial atmosphere. This place knows what it's doing.

    Cons

    Some growing pains and a few senior outliers in the collegiality area that should be addressed to prevent it from spreading.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your focus on Firm culture and behavior expectations. Your examples set the tone.


  2. "Great people, even better work"

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    Current Employee - Vice President Enterprise Improvement in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Vice President Enterprise Improvement in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Autonomy, interesting work, high impact work, speed of delivery, firm growing quickly and highly utilized

    Cons

    Black box bonuses, bad for people just starting out in consulting - no formal training process,


  3. "senior management"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time

    Pros

    Smart, interesting and collaborative people who help clients in urgent and complex situations, better than most at staffing projects with best people from across the globe

    Cons

    Still working on improving work life balance and diversity issues. New performance appraisal and development initiative is still being rolled out but should be effective

    Advice to Management

    Work on developing and mentoring current employees, rely less on lateral hires at senior level


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  5. "Great place, Great people"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Smart, fast paced environment smaller firm, more room to grow and work on own project CEO

    Cons

    New office location not quite as nice as the previous one. too much open and unused space


  6. "Headline-making"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing client engagements; meaningful, challenging, headline-making

    Cons

    very intense, high-stress environment; must always have your A game on


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Associate"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people. Small teams. Somewhat relaxed environment (for a consulting firm). No hierarchy or politics. None of the politics and extracurricular activities that can be found in other consulting firms. No focus put on title/level within the firm and titles are not discussed internally or externally with clients. Everyone gets respect no matter what level you are at. Common to work on a 2-3 person team, with Managing Directors and Associates working together side by side. Basically, you show up, do your job and the company leaves you alone and you can have a really good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Little training or support for junior staff. No formal processes / templates / methodologies for projects or internal matters. Supposed to be getting better though.

    Advice to Management

    Implement some more training and structure for junior staff. Can be difficult to get traction and learn your way around with no formal structure/mentorship/etc. in place.


  8. "AlixPartners"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ETS Operations Support Technician in Farmington Hills, MI
    Current Employee - ETS Operations Support Technician in Farmington Hills, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, culture, Future outlook and profitability

    Cons

    Very little diversity; Almost no time for life outside of work.


  9. "good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    -nice guy kind of firm

    Cons

    -lack of resources -benefits could be more competitive


  10. Helpful (2)

    "AlixPartners"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Smart people, lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Work life balance and transparency


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Director"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great clients, great gigs, great people!

    Cons

    100% travel - other than that - none (needed to do the 20 word min)

    Advice to Management

    none - we know why we join



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