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Updated February 13, 2018
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Pros
  • entrepreneurial nature; awesome culture; focus on personal development; ability to work across practices; decent work life balance for consulting (in 13 reviews)

  • Great Culture, Growing Company, Good Outlook (in 21 reviews)

Cons
  • Work / Life balance can be uneven (in 11 reviews)

  • It's a consulting firm - and with that comes some challenges (in 5 reviews)

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  1. "IT"

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

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time

    Pros

    great place to work. people here are smart.

    Cons

    young supervisors tend to micro management others.

    Advice to Management

    do not micro mange your employees and let them their do there work.


  2. "Overall a great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great work culture, coworkers are helpful

    Cons

    Frequently changing responsibilities, unclear on promotion (as seem from conflicting comments during previous years reviews)

    Advice to Management

    Good job but can improve and be more open and provide updates to employees on what affects them the most.

  3. "Great opportunities, but too fast-paced"

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

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time

    Pros

    Very agile; Lots of work

    Cons

    Moves too fast; Unrealistic expectations sometimes


  4. "N/A"

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

    I worked at West Monroe Partners full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great culture and ESOP benefits

    Cons

    Say they care about their employees and want to watch their career growth, not true.

    Advice to Management

    Have more open ended conversations with employees about reviews


  5. "Great & Growing Work Place"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time

    Pros

    - Office culture is tight knit and fun
    - Talented and professional employees
    - Company invests in your professional and business development skills
    - Interesting and challenging projects
    - Work life balance is average across the firm
    - Steady year-over-year growth
    - Special compensation program for consultants who travel frequently

    Cons

    - Compensation can be more competitive

    Advice to Management

    Continue being transparent with everyone and don't grow too quickly.


  6. "Senior Consultant"

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

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    entrepreneurial nature; awesome culture; focus on personal development; ability to work across practices; decent work life balance for consulting

    Cons

    can be very technical or IT-focused at times; long engagements for many people (though a lot of people seem to not mind it)

    Advice to Management

    Be more transparent on promotions -- how exactly will someone get to the next level? Pay out higher bonuses...


  7. Helpful (1)

    "A great place to work"

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

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners full-time

    Pros

    Strong management and direction, good career advancement, very capable employees, quickly growing company

    Cons

    None that I can think of right now

  8. "Great Company Overall"

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

    I have been working at West Monroe Partners (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun atmosphere, cool office, challenging work

    Cons

    Dont actually live by the values they talk so much about

    Advice to Management

    Actually use the values as a guiding principle instead of just emailing them out to employees


  9. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    They invest in employee training and take critical feedback seriously. Flexible schedules and projects are interesting

    Cons

    all good at West Monroe Partners

    Advice to Management

    keep it up


  10. "Great place to work"

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

    I worked at West Monroe Partners full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    - Fantastic Culture top to bottom
    - Felt like a true meritocracy...you get out of it what you put into it
    - Trust and flexibility - This would depend on what team you work with, but I was able to take personal time as needed
    - Great opportunities as a younger employee
    - Overall an excellent place to work

    Cons

    - Salary feels low compared to competitors, lost a good number of people to competing firms due to them offering significantly more money


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