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AlixPartners Reviews

Updated October 13, 2017
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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)

  • You get to work with a great group of people on interesting, high-profile projects (in 9 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life balance - I'm not sure its more imbalanced than any other top consulting firm (in 25 reviews)

  • Long hours; focus on bottom line only (in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Director in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    ability to work on high impact project

    Cons

    the job does require the ability to travel 100%, like most consulting jobs


  2. "Benefits Analyst"

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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

    Pros

    Employee Centric, Run very efficiently, Employee opinions matter

    Cons

    I have had no negative experiences here.

  3. "Compensated for your worth"

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    • Senior Management
    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. "VP"

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

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced environment with opportunity around every corner. Great place to quickly learn a variety of functional and industry specific skills

    Cons

    Same as any management consulting firm - 100% travel, etc.


  5. "Great Place To WOrk"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AlixPartners full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Travel Perks
    Tough Projects
    Smart People
    Small Teams, Lots of responsibility

    Cons

    Long Hours sometimes
    Limited Career Plan
    Travel
    I didn't feel that the work was too revolutionary

    Advice to Management

    Clarity into pipeline


  6. "Great environment, great people"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Good company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  8. "One the best professional services firm for doing operation improvement, cost reduction type work."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AlixPartners full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Experienced colleagues, impactful engagements, good networking, no face time culture.

    Cons

    Stingy retirement/401k benefits and health benefits.


  9. "Vice President"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Current Employee - Vice President
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great MDs and Consultants
    Impact full Projects
    Lots of responsibility early on

    Cons

    Travel mon to fri
    Long Hours

    Advice to Management

    Pay attention to Work Life Ballance


  10. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.


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