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Oliver Wyman CEO Scott McDonald
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  1. "Good to kick-off career"

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

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    - Great learning experience - Smart people

    Cons

    - Long and irregular hours - Frequent travel

    Oliver Wyman2019-05-11
  2. "Great place to start"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Great exposure and ability to acquire fundamental skills

    Cons

    Long-hours and job can become repetitive

    Advice to Management

    Focus on developing young employees careers

    Oliver Wyman2019-05-21
  3. "Great people and environment for career in management consulting"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Very smart people who are driven and exceptional at work but also fun collegial atmosphere outside

    Cons

    Maintaining work life balance can be a challenge

    Oliver Wyman2019-05-04
  4. "Presentation Designer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman part-time

    Pros

    Good Work/Life balance Friendly staff

    Cons

    The Open Plan Offices can get quite noisy

    Advice to Management

    The Redundancies were not handled very well

    Oliver Wyman2019-03-11
  5. "A great first job"

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    Current Employee - Partner in London, England
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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    - Variety of work both geographically and across sectors - Good work life balance in London office - Learning a broad set of skills - Great mentors with a down-to-earth demeanour

    Cons

    - Pockets of the business less mature and mentorship suffers - Teething problems (e.g. integrating acquisitions) as the business has grown

    Oliver Wyman2019-02-06
  6. "Great culture with loads of flexibility"

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    Current Employee - Knowledge Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements - can work from home on accession or make up hours if need to leave earlier or have a longer lunch break due a doctor’s appointment.

    Cons

    Long working hours

    Oliver Wyman2019-01-20
  7. "Great firm to work for!"

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      Former Employee - Associate in London, England

      I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 4 years

      Pros

      - Early responsibility - Collegiate atmosphere; great people

      Cons

      - Limited range of projects

      Oliver Wyman2019-01-17
    • "Best place to start a career with great feedback system, support network and training program"

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      Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      1. Training is a continuous theme 2. Mentors - from informal mentoring to formal career advisers and a lot of support in between , you will never feel blinded in this company 3. Transparency and equality - OW London is super open about feedback and how promotions work, and the consultants do tend to progress fast 4. Socials - with different themed happy hours, a bunch of socials, and parties and team dinners, you...

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      Cons

      1. Nice if we had more free food, but hey not complaining, we already have corner coffee rooms and free beer and breakfast 2. LOVE THIS FIRM, cannot find anything I do not like

      Oliver Wyman2018-12-20
    • "Great employer"

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      Former Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Excellent development opportunities and great people.

      Cons

      Limited variety of projects available.

      Oliver Wyman2018-11-16
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      "Fantastic environment for professional growth"

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      Former Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
      Recommends
      Neutral Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 6 years

      Pros

      Smart colleagues, fun opportunities, supportive culture. The focus on sector expertise creates a fantastic environment for learning.

      Cons

      Lack of perceptiveness to upward feedback among partner group.

      Advice to Management

      Implement 360 reviews and enforce more partner oversight.

      Oliver Wyman2018-11-11
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