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"A good company if your a consultant; not so much for corp employee!"

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Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Great work-life balance; excellent PTO package

Cons

Culture is one of everyone telling on everyone else. Matrix organization; poor pay for corp employees; expensive healthcare premiums; performance mgmt is really based more on what others think of you than how well you perform your job; low increases if you get one!

Advice to Management

Do something abt the culture, corp employees work very hard, they deserve to be treated more like part of the org, than just the red-headed step child because they are not revenue generators!

Other Employee Reviews for Huron Consulting Group

  1. Helpful (1)

    "New York branch has terrible managers in legal consulting team"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Document Review Attorney in New York, NY
    Current Contractor - Document Review Attorney in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group as a contractor

    Pros

    Location of the office on Wall Street; Not a lot of overtime work; Company culture itself seems pleasant. Company gets good clients and interesting projects.

    Cons

    "Managers" have zero management skills. Unbelievable micro-managing, extreme lack of professionalism among one or two 'managers' who have sudden moments of pure tyranny. One manager treats workers like 5 year olds, does not know how to talk to people, and makes for a tense environment that slows productivity. Absolutely no support or guidance, No idea how such people actually get hired-does not seem to fit with Huron's culture. Also, no room for advancement or permanency, and thus, no motivation to put up with the nonsense or to do a good job.

    Advice to Management

    Look closely and then replace some of those in management in the NY legal consulting team that handles document review because they alienate the true professionals who can give their best to your company, even if on a temporary basis, and instead, attract the less skilled just because they are complacent.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Unrealistic Expectations, poor upper management"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    My close peers make the job bearable

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, very short staffed because people keep leaving due to lack of support from management, expectations change almost daily. The culture of the company is poor. No honest or open feedback. Everyone is in it just for themselves and goes behind your back or above you for everything. Upper Management does not stick up for their teams. Less than a year on the job and already looking for a new company... that should tell you a lot!

    Advice to Management

    Get managers that work to better their team, bashing people till they quit is not the way to manage a team. If you are going to set expectations for the people that work for you, it would be nice to lead by example.

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