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Simon-Kucher & Partners Reviews

Updated 28 September 2018
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  • "Pas encore de CE, la work/life balance pourrait" (in 20 reviews)

  • "One colleague was hospitalized due to exhaustion after several weeks of long hours and weekend work" (in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to start"

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Simon-Kucher & Partners (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Amazing culture, early responsibilities and interesting topics

    Cons

    Compensation could be higher to be competitive

    Advice to Management

    Make salaries more competitive


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great after university to shape consulting skills"

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

    I worked at Simon-Kucher & Partners full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Fantastic after university to get very good consulting base and skills. Very dynamic and smart colleagues. Very fast growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Very pricing focused. Some projects can be repetitive.

  3. "Uprising consultancy on the edge"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Simon-Kucher & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Highly motivating environment. Great projects and good teamspirit

    Cons

    As projects are now heavily strategic, workload has increased as well. Non-monetary benefits behind big consultancy companies

    Advice to Management

    Take you first to the next level


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Strong Pro's and Con's to consider"

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

    I worked at Simon-Kucher & Partners full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - Structured working methods and extensive pricing tools
    - High quality work

    Cons

    - Weak personal development plan
    - Apply ready made tools for clients, little problem solving for consultants

    Advice to Management

    Focus on enabling employees and improving existing staff, reduce staff turn over, rather than ambitious growth goals


  5. "Dynamic, fast-growing company with unique team spirit"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Company culture: very friendly and cooperative atmosphere
    - Interesting projects
    - Continuous training opportunities
    - Work/Life Balance (very reasonable working hours)

    Cons

    - Niche positioning (although unbeatable in its field)


  6. "Good training ground"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Simon-Kucher & Partners full-time

    Pros

    Great people, nice office culture in London

    Cons

    Long hours, and pay is nowhere near the right levels for consulting

    Advice to Management

    Focus on increasing pay to keep good peopel


  7. "Excellent internship"

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

    Pros

    Intelligent hard working teams. Opportunity for fast growth in true meritocracy.

    Cons

    Bellow average compensation. Fewer company perks vs larger firms. Comparatively restricted project base vs larger firms

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Friendly people - very personable and small company

    Cons

    Small-scale in terms of training and pay


  9. "Great place for those looking to shape their own career"

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

    I have been working at Simon-Kucher & Partners (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Rewards success, recognizes creativity - no copy paste solutions, fast growing environment

    Cons

    At that mid size position and with associated growing pains - but right direction to keep developing


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good people, interesting projects. The work life balance was ok for a consultancy firm and people were encouraged to be involved in all aspects of a project.

    Cons

    Pay wasn't great, promotion based on how well you got on with Partners rather than ability in role.


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