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"Excellent strategic consulting firm to build your business foundation"

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Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Develop very practical skill sets, ranging from conducting in depth due diligence for private equity firms to building merger synergy models to sizing markets and writing business plans

Cons

The hours can be long

Other Employee Reviews for L.E.K. Consulting

  1. "Challenging environment builds great skillbase"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Almost universally a good team that you want to work with, even very late. Minimal travel, shorter projects (though sometimes too short), good office locations. Partners will push you and managers will give you more and more challenges if you do well. Learn both the "soft" skills of management consulting, as

    Cons

    Some projects are cookie-cutter and not too stimulating. Some associates have poorer experiences if they get on a few unlucky projects. External hires in the middle (consultant, manager) are generally worse than internal promotes.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the start-up/entrepreneurial feel, unique perks, and culture (firm-wide and office-specific). Reward long-term employees.


  2. "Experience depends entirely on the office location, the culture of your team, and the partner leading it."

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Small shop with lean case teams results in good client exposure for associates and consultants

    Cons

    Partners range from "engaged and collaborative" to "mostly absent until the last second and unimaginable a**holes"

    Advice to Management

    Hold those problem partners accountable for abuse of their teams and turnover rates.

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