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"great company to work for."

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Current Employee - Product Manager
Current Employee - Product Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

Pros

great people anda lot of learning opportunities.

Cons

haven't notice one yet. will keep looking.

Other Employee Reviews for Oliver Wyman

  1. Helpful (2)

    "The fast paced nature of the work means that you learn a lot, but that working here is also a large time commitment."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    1. The people - your co-workers are really the best part about OW. Everyone is interesting and talented, and that makes the long hours worthwhile.
    2. You learn a lot. Whether you want to jump around between industries or dive into one area of interest, you are fully immersed and you work on a lot of skills.
    3. Ability to progress in the company - OW is a meritocratic environment. You can progress to whatever level you are performing at. Additionally, OW does not have an MBA hiring track, and thus invests more time and effort on their undergraduate hires.

    Cons

    1. Lifestyle - you travel a lot, and you work late hours. This isn't really different among top management consulting companies, but be aware of it going in.
    2. Element of chance in staffing - a lot of your experience depends on what cases you get onto. And while you can express preferences for staffing, your cases can depend a lot on the chance of timing (when you become free, when other cases are starting). Also, one bad case with a manager that you really don't get along with can be both a miserable experience and set you back significantly in career progression.


  2. "A great place to start your career!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    -Commitment of middle to upper management to consultant development
    -Rapid growth, only non Big 3 firm poised to enter the fold
    -Rich network of firm development activities, including GLOW (the LGBT group) and campus recruiting

    Cons

    -Not as flat as claimed during the recruitment process
    -Weaker Health and Life Sciences practice as well as Manufacturing, Technology and Energy compared to financial services

    Advice to Management

    Make things flatter and unique like before, while still pursuing the goal

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