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ZS Associates Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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  • Steep learning curve and good responsibilities early in the firm (in 56 reviews)

  • nice work culture good staff and collegues (in 155 reviews)

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  1. "Love ZS"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Mateo, CA
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Mateo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits, and amazing work!

    Cons

    Work-life balance (as with most consulting firms)


  2. "Strategy and Insights Planning Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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. "Great employer!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Business Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Business Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Leading consulting firm for the pharmaceutical industry!

    Cons

    Occasionally has long hours, but the level of responsibility and opportunities more than make up for it!


  4. "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


  5. "Amazing!"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ZS Associates full-time

    Pros

    Love working here and love the people!

    Cons

    None at all! I love my job


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Associate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Associate in Phila, PA
    Current Employee - Business Associate in Phila, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Extremely smart coworkers from top universities
    - Great pay / raises / bonuses
    - Very transparent organization
    - Offices are swanky and very modern
    - Fun work culture
    - Strategy oriented projects

    Cons

    - Hours can get a little long sometimes, but it's management consulting...it's part of the deal
    - Nothing else, but I need to meet a word count...

    Advice to Management

    - Keep doing what you're doing, but consider hosting Ted talks to spread our name and let everyone know how awesome we are!


  7. "Great company to work and grow"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 ZS Associates full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    very positive and collaborative culture - really smart and nice people

    Cons

    limited brand recognition outside of pharma - sometimes too focused on analytics

    Advice to Management

    enhance the branding outside of pharma and analytics

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work in pharma consulting!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent peers and mentors, good pay; honestly the best consulting firm to be at if interested in pharmaceuticals.

    Cons

    Consulting lifestyle. Ups and downs on hours. Most of the time you'll work fairly normal hours, but some weeks you may have more than you can handle, and some weeks less.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on looking for ways to mentor your teams and new employees.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "No Path to Manager from Consultant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  10. "Great place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Princeton, NJ
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Princeton, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great opportunity to learn and grow with the best people in the business

    Cons

    Long hours on some days


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