Navigant Consulting

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Navigant Consulting Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2014
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3.1 219 reviews

72% Approve of the CEO

Navigant Consulting Director, President & CEO Julie M. Howard

Julie M. Howard

(61 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Flexible schedule, work-life balance, all employees are bonus eligible (in 22 reviews)

  • Yo get the opportunity to work with very smart people (in 11 reviews)


Cons
  • As with any consulting job, at time it can be difficult to maintain a good work/life balance (in 20 reviews)

  • Long hours expected and appreciation for sacrifices not readily acknowledged (in 10 reviews)

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    Small teams doing big things

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIn-depth knowledgeable people working in small teams

    ConsBig firm admin with small firm benefits

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great at what they do, but really bad with people working for them

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosexperts working there really know their fields; benefits,

    Consthere is zero company culture

    Advice to Senior ManagementLess politics, more collaboration

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Mixed experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsAbility to get stuck in with projects and provide input on direction of projects. Range of projects is diverse and interesting.

    ConsNavigant consulting is better suited to experiened professionals rather than people starting off their careers. Promotional opportunities are based on office politics rather than merit.

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    Positive

    Senior Consultant (Current Employee) London, England

    ProsInternational consultancy and exceptional reputation

    ConsIt seems that the integration between departments is not at satisfactory levels

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on the integration, one-shop stop approach

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to work

    Associate Director (Current Employee)

    ProsFaced paced with a wide array of opportunities to strength the depth of your skills set.

    ConsOn the small side, which is often a benefit.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider becoming a private company again.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great place to work if you like a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that pays for performance

    Managing Director (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsStrong experienced leaders who work alongside staff providing an outstanding learning experience for the whole team, nice people to work with, good teamwork and collaboration, we work on challenging assignments at industry leading companies, if you perform well there are lots of advancement opportunities and good compensation, not a lot of beauracracy like at Big Four consulting firms, no independence issues that get in the way of sales

    ConsLacks the global scale of large consulting firms (but the pluses far outweigh the cons)

    Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out a way to tell the Navigant story better since many people do not know who we are. Build a much better web presence to help promote the brand.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people, interesting work with excellent opportunities for advancement

    Associate Director (Current Employee)

    ProsVery intelligent colleagues
    Limitless training opportunities
    Interesting projects
    Good pay and transparent bonus structure
    Generally, the firm is flexible with work - life balance, though job deadlines can impact that
    Culture - offices offer different committees for planning social events, philanthropic events, etc.

    ConsClient always comes first and while this is the exception, not the rule, sometimes work impacts life.
    It can be challenging work with challenging deadlines
    While the C - AD level is more transparent in terms of promotion cycles, bonus structure, etc. it is difficult to know exactly what it takes to make it to Director or Managing Director (in terms of the responsibilities and rewards).

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to improve on the overall Navigant Brand, not just in terms of pursuing client work, but within the former, current and prospective workforce. As I look through some of my colleagues and former colleagues comments regarding their time at Navigant, I am concerned, because it has not been my experience and there are not currently as many positive entries. That is not to say the negative entries are inaccurate, but Navigant should do a better job of determining areas for improvement and addressing prior to them getting to this point.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great opportunities, lots of work

    Managing Consultant (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat access to senior management. Management is real interested in delivering quality projects. Good pay. Projects are not super difficult but do require long hours. Note pros and cons vary by the PRACTICE

    Cons401K match is just ok. It's difficult to use all of your vacation time. Staffing on good projects to not equitable but based on popularity and politics.

    Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more in training, hiring quality people, and focus on equitable staffing.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Very poor management and leadership

    Senior Consultant (Former Employee) New York, NY (US)

    ProsNice offices; good benefits; not much else

    ConsAllow toxic environments to continue

    Advice to Senior ManagementListen to employees feedback - it's to improve culture and performance

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

     

    ok

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prospeople have diverse background and nice

    Consprojects are pretty bad and stick to one subject matter.

    Advice to Senior Managementconsider employee career development

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