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Updated March 22, 2019
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  1. Featured Review

    "Great Company"

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

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great first job after graduating from college; I learned a lot.

    Cons

    Poor allocation of staffing resources. I had a bit of downtime between projects


  2. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Strategic Communications Intern
    Former Employee - Strategic Communications Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    fabulous atmosphere, lots of perks, fast-paced work

    Cons

    long hours, could pay higher

  3. "Great experience for entry level associates"

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    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 FTI Consulting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Entrepreneurial culture
    -Hands on experience right away even as an entry level associate
    -Associates are team players
    -Client recommendations are practical and use an operator's lens
    -Managers care about your career progression. You are not just a number like at other firms
    -Compensation is competitive with other consulting firms

    Cons

    -Lack of formal training because it is hands on focused
    -Work life balance is preached, but not always practiced


  4. "Good place"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    good work with smart colleagues

    Cons

    project staffing is a little bit of a black box


  5. "Great Experience at FTI"

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    Current Employee - Recruiting Associate in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Recruiting Associate in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Room for growth, organizational perks like events, a lot of cool people work there, good pay

    Cons

    High stress, a lot of phone calls, cubicles


  6. "Average doc review space, some managers micromanage"

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    Current Employee - Document Review Attorney
    Current Employee - Document Review Attorney

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, you can take time off whenever you want

    Cons

    You have to pay for parking, some managers like to hover and micromanage. You also can't use your phone inside of a review room.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A good and professional company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New London, NH
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New London, NH
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Nice people and working environment.

    Cons

    It is difficult to communicate with management.

  8. "just a job"

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

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Pay, opportunities to learn, 401k plan and funds are great

    Cons

    Work/life balance is lacking, high deductible health plans, PTO is insufficient and burnout/turnover is rampant


  9. "Not A People-First Organization"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to shape your career and learn a lot.

    Cons

    Very political. Work/life balance is low, you will take your work home. Undervalue support services. Leadership was very questionable, a few bad apples ruin the bunch.


  10. "great place to retire"

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

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work life balance, benefits are good

    Cons

    no room to move up