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"Challenging work, smart people, growing reputation"

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Current Employee - Associate
Current Employee - Associate
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Some of the smartest people I know without the attitude I find prevalent at a lot of the other consulting firms. The Toronto office in particular is a lot of fun with Friday Office Drinks and a collegial atmosphere.

Cons

The name isn't all that well known - but it's getting a lot better. The hours are rough, but that's to be expected in consulting.

Other Employee Reviews for Oliver Wyman

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Lacks unity and sense of mission"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good team spirit, fair compensation. The work environment (in the UK offices at least) is open-plan and high-energy. The company deals with you fairly if you have a problem.

    Cons

    Progression is difficult: once you're in a box it is hard to get out. Too many external hires (particularly at Partner/Principal level) without looking for talent inside. Some Partners are contribute very little in terms of winning business and doing valuable work: they prefer just to look busy and important.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of non-performing Partners and allow Consultants/Principals to move into the spaces.
    Give employees at all levels a sense of purpose.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "A valuable experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Bright people, good opportunities to advance

    Cons

    Poor integration of experienced hires

    Advice to Management

    Improve process for "managing people out" of the firm

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