Oliver Wyman Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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4.3
88%
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Oliver Wyman CEO Scott McDonald
Scott McDonald
375 Ratings
Pros
  • "Incredibly Smart People, Impact-Driven Culture, Fun Colleagues(in 73 reviews)

  • "Growth opportunities, meeting great people(in 70 reviews)

Cons
  • "Significant work-life balance concerns especially in current work from home environment (always on culture)(in 155 reviews)

  • "Not much work-life balance - long hours(in 121 reviews)

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  1. "Good company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    Smart, interesting people. Company cares about its employees.

    Cons

    Consulting industry requires long hours

  2. "Great Perks"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Quantitative Analyst Intern in Newcastle, England

    I worked at Oliver Wyman

    Pros

    Great working environment (salary + company events)

    Cons

    Long working hours, no great work life balance


  3. "Interesting projects, great development opportunities"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    Good training, strategic projects, stretch opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours depending on the project

  4. "Would recommend"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, good development & exposure, flexible 10 / 11 month contract, secondments

    Cons

    Long working hours and inconsistent management

  5. "not bad"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Very Professional and Supportive People to work with

    Cons

    Long Hours, No work like balance

  6. "Fantastic people, but long hours"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working on interesting projects with a fantastic group of people. High impact work. Opportunity to rapidly build skill set, highly valuable in future work.

    Cons

    Unpredictable and long hours. Poor (although improving) culture around work life balance. As junior team member can have limited control over type of projects you are able to work on.

  7. "Everybody pretends they care"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    People at junior level are amazing

    Cons

    Very long hours, no life beyond work, very low level of EQ of managers, very modest pay and benefits for the hours and constantly projects with the restricted expense budget (you stay in a worse than average hotels)

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  8. "Great culture but long and intense hours"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    People, metritocracy, support, culture, great opportunities, high level of responsibility, flexibility

    Cons

    High expectations, can never do a bad job, high pressure and intensity, long hours

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  9. "Oliver Wyman Summer Internship"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Oliver Wyman for less than a year

    Pros

    Amazing and clever people Very interesting big and small projects Travelling Sense of doing significant work

    Cons

    Long hours - tiring environment Travelling

  10. "Great place to start"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Oliver Wyman full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great exposure and ability to acquire fundamental skills

    Cons

    Long-hours and job can become repetitive

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