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"Good local model, but facing challenges"

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Former Employee - Principal in San Francisco, CA
Former Employee - Principal in San Francisco, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at North Highland full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Genuinely nice people
Local model - if you want to get off the road, consider North Highland
Opportunity to dive deep with clients and become part of their team with focus on staff augmentation

Cons

The pay is not close to what you would make with management consulting firms
The variable compensation is difficult to achieve

Advice to Management

Focus on your core business

Other Employee Reviews for North Highland

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Management too political, too "unaware" of what goes on, many unqualified"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Some great people work there
    Company tries to implement new policies/initiatives to allow for personal/professional growth - thought process in right place
    Some leadership is very motivating and appreciative
    Company associated with larger, well-known consulting firm

    Cons

    Hire managers w/o enough exp to lead Sr. level employees
    Some of the leadership is lazy and not involved with what is really going on
    Some non-management employees are exalted above others and allowed to circumvent standard rules and procedures
    Political environment
    Rarely promote from within
    Too much turnover
    Poor communication company-wide
    Implement programs for professional/personal growth - talk about them for years but nothing is ever offered unless you are one of the original employees
    Internal competition between 2 divisions within this company - after same business and candidates

    Advice to Management

    Be careful who you hire to manage your teams. Managers should have years of prior experience and a "get in the ditch and roll up your sleeves" mentality. Work on better motivational techniques, most managers tend to lead via email - very impersonal. If you offer professional growth via training, education reimbursement and promotions...than do it...don't just talk about it.


  2. "Lives up to recruiting message"

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    Current Employee - Principal in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Principal in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at North Highland full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Empowers employees to own their careers.
    Not an up-or-out culture.
    Seeks employee input.
    Employee-owned company.

    Cons

    Not competive compensation / base salary.
    Highly relational culture -- both a pro and con.

    Advice to Management

    Align all employees to their salary bands.
    Reward high performing employees with higher salaries.

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