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"For the early years of your career"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager
Current Employee - Project Manager
Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook

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

Pros

Great projects and exposure to all facets of the consulting business. It is a great learning experience in the early years of your career

Cons

Long Hours, politics associated with advancement (it helps to suck up and "play the game"), salary compensation not in line with the hours worked, very few opportunities to advance for employees who do not follow the prescribed path; high divorce rate which is likely a result of the long hours and demanding schedule, overall poor work life balance, almost impossible for women who want to juggle a family and a career; less than stellar health benefits

Other Employee Reviews for Kimley-Horn

  1. "Solid Consulting Firm"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Career growth opportunites
    High expectations and high rewards

    Cons

    Work/Life balance is poor
    Very heavy workload and tight deadlines

    Advice to Management

    Improve work life balance and quality of life for employees


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Opportunity to work on variety of projects and develop technical skills. Business model breaks down when economy slows."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager/Associate
    Current Employee - Project Manager/Associate
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good opportunities to develop technical skills, variety of interesting projects.
    Bonuses and 401(k) benefits are better than I've seen anywhere else.
    Generally lots of good production people around the firm.

    Cons

    Very demanding atmosphere, goal-driven above all else.
    Corporate culture has declined a ton in last five years, with economic challenges. Morale among employees is very low, layoffs are frequent and wide-ranging.
    Tough to acheive decent work-life balance when eveyone is focused on billable hours to avoid losing their job.
    Loyalty to employees is non-existent - if numbers don't meet expectations quarter to quarter or month to month, they'll toss you out whether you've been there 10 months or 10 years.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the culture and people - KHA used to be a great firm, but you're losing a lot of good long-term people through layoffs, resignations, etc. Soon, KHA will be past the tipping point (if not already). It's no mystery why KHA is no longer on the Fortune Top 100 places to work - the culture has declined immensely.


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