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ZS Associates Reviews

Updated October 21, 2017
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  1. "Great intern experience"

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    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern

    I have been working at ZS Associates as an intern

    Pros

    Extremely good consulting work-life balance, fast work pace

    Cons

    Most of projects (in NY are in the pharmaceutical industry)


  2. "Strategy and Insights Planning Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time

    Pros

    Great work life balance. High impact work.

    Cons

    Limited to only Pharma clients.

  3. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Amazing people and mentors to work with

    Cons

    Hour commitment can be rough at times


  4. Helpful (1)

    "No Path to Manager from Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Business Consultant in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Business Consultant in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Culture, Helpful People, Down to Earth

    Cons

    No path to Manager from Consultant for certain people, long hours, travel burden for some people

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in career pathing


  5. "Great People Make ZS What It Is"

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

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time

    Pros

    Incredibly intelligent employees
    Significant responsibility right from the start
    Autonomy to do the right thing
    Flexible working arrangements - as needed
    Not as much travel is Big 3 Management Consulting firms

    Cons

    Overly healthcare focused
    Leadership alignment isn't always consistent

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in your people


  6. "Sr Consultant"

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    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Current Contractor - Anonymous Contractor

    I have been working at ZS Associates as a contractor

    Pros

    Fast work pace, challenging opportunities

    Cons

    too many mid level managers at work looking only for status reports.


  7. "Great environment to work in"

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

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time

    Pros

    Lots of collaboration, everyone is extremely helpful and friendly.

    Cons

    Opportunities for promotion are low.

  8. "Great People, Decent Opportunites"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, smart, and all around great people to work with. In my experience, it has been a very flat organization.
    Provides good opportunities and experience if you are seeking to develop your career in sales in marketing pharma.

    Cons

    Company's focus is on developing an expertise in an area, which can be either a pro or a con to those coming in.


  9. "Hard work and learn a lot"

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    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at ZS Associates full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fast paced environment. Very intelligent colleagues. Exposure to many different types of pharmaceutical companies

    Cons

    If you don't like pharma, or you don't like hard core data analysis, this isn't for you


  10. "Senior technology analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Technology Analyst in Lawrence, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Technology Analyst in Lawrence, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    It has good working environment i.e the people and you get great opportunity to work with combination of technology and consulting.

    Cons

    It depends on the project but mostly the expectation is that you are available 247 and thus hitting your work life balance


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