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- "work life balance is poor" (in 105 reviews)
- "Long hours and not very diverse" (in 84 reviews)
- "You work long hours and it’s expected" (in 48 reviews)
- "19. Management, consider giving employees their contribution bi" (in 21 reviews)
- "If you get stuck with a bad project manager then it can be hard to progress." (in 15 reviews)
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- 5.0Sep 5, 2023Staff Accountant InternCurrent Employee, less than 1 yearRaleigh, NC
The people and management are amazing. They all work very hard to help you succeed and learn in your position.
none the people are great
- 3.0Jul 26, 2023Transportation EngineerFormer Employee, more than 1 yearAtlanta, GA
Competitive starting salary with significant annual pay raises, an out-of-this-world performance-based bonus program, zero-premium healthcare option, massive annual 401K / profit-sharing contributions, spot bonuses (i.e. "red envelopes") and solid employees who are passionate about what they do and smart in how they do them. KH staff also gives analysts a degree of autonomy and opportunities to be task leaders early on, so there are a lot of opportunities for advancement. On paper, KH is among the best consulting firms to work for, however it comes at a cost.
To be happy at KH, you must fully buy into the company culture, a demanding workload, and an almost robotic system of checks and monitoring to keep up that workload. There are very high utilization (UT) goals for analysts and mid-levels - higher than other consulting firms - so you will be spending many hours outside normal working hours to try to meet it. There is a bit of a corporate-y have-cake-and-eat-it-too mentality in the company culture, one that tries to emphasize fun and socializing with coworkers and happy hours, but at the same time demanding exorbitant amounts of your time to meet UT plus a host of annual trainings and marketing pursuits. To meet UT, you will often have to look for filler tasks, and as a one profit center, those tasks could be from anyone and anywhere across the country, so there tends to be a no-excuses mentality if at the end of the year UT is not met. The company culture apparently works for many people at KH, but if you do not buy into it 100%, it is very difficult to be happy there.14
Any referrals for any civil engr opportunities? I have 1.5 YOE (new grad-ish) proficient in microstation, and I want to focus on solar/renewables/substation engineering. I have interned at Kimley Horn and CTA and would love to discuss more. I’m not happy at my job due to management issues.
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My firm, Kimley-Horn, is expanding in the Pacific Northwest and we’re looking for a recruiter to lead and continue this expansion. We’re hoping this person has 5+ years of experience. We offer a competitive total comp package. If you contribute 4% to your 401K the firm gives 18%. Must sit on-site in our downtown Seattle office 4 days a week. Please DM me your info if you’d like to learn more!
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Kimley-Horn has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 1,173 reviews left anonymously by employees. 74% of employees would recommend working at Kimley-Horn to a friend and 85% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.
74% of Kimley-Horn employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Kimley-Horn 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 4.1 for culture and values and 4.4 for career opportunities.