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FTI Consulting Reviews

Updated September 16, 2017
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FTI Consulting President & CEO Steven H. Gunby
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  • Poor work/life balance; Information isn't shared well amongst staff; groups tend to work in Silos and benefits vary greatly across practices (in 40 reviews)

  • Full-time consultants can work very long hours (in 32 reviews)

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  1. "Managing Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work environment, smart people.

    Cons

    none none none none none

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Health Solutions Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great company culture. A fun place to work.

    Cons

    Small company. Not a lot of room for return offers.

  3. "Good Company/Poor Employee Morale due to NY Office Management"

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    Current Employee - Senior Level in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Level in New York, NY
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good work/life balance and great benefits.

    Cons

    Too much favoritism with current senior level management head of NY office, hence the vast exodus of very good employees over the past two years.

    Advice to Management

    Treat ALL employees equal and not just those whom you like. Result would be better employee morale and a WIN/WIN for both the company and the individuals working for it.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Director"

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

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

    Pros

    The best people in the world to work with
    Great compensation and benefits
    Opportunities to be a part of a company that is at the head of many world happenings
    Lots of initiative from Human Resources

    Cons

    Better diversity of staff; specifically gender based
    Reductions in staff happen too often to meet market projections
    Money wasted on initiatives that never come to fruition

    Advice to Management

    Continue to step up to the challenges in the global market. Look closely at diversity before your next RIF.


  5. "Nice people, poor internal communications"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Great people, the work culture was quiet but nice

    Cons

    The communications within the firm were not transparent - ironic for being a communications division.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency from corporate, more snacks


  6. "Great People"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    FTI is a good company with great people.

    Cons

    FTI does not treat non-billable staff the same.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Great Leadership, Communication, and Comp

    Cons

    Scattered Culture, Lack of Diversity

    Advice to Management

    Work on hiring a specialist to help you with understanding millenials/diversity

  8. "Senior Director"

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    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Extremely intelligent colleagues and peers and a collaborative work environment.

    Cons

    Zero support from Managing Director / Senior Management Director level on career development; unrelenting pressure from Corporate due to being a publicly traded company.

    Advice to Management

    Incent Managing Director / Senior Management Director level to develop staff and create loyalty.


  9. "Anonymous"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Lots of Flex

    Cons

    Unstable. Lots of layoffs. Communication isn't the greatest


  10. "Senior Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Smart people, great experience, fast learning curve, good benefits, exciting case work that is often behind the scenes in WSJ

    Cons

    Hours long term can weigh on you so make sure you understand the reality and expectations of the consulting world

    Advice to Management

    Sell work


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