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3.9 of 5 stars (70 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 70 Employee Reviews

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Experienced in Strategy

5.0 of 5 stars

London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture

Downers

Lack of meritocracy

Advice to Candidates

It's the best culture you will find in consulting - just figure out if PE is something you are interested on.

Executive in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals

4.6 of 5 stars

Other | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

CIL has a fantastic culture

Fantastic culture and people with challenging and interesting work.

4.3 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Health Care and/or Pharmaceuticals | London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, content of the work, team

Downers

Hours

Experienced

4.2 of 5 stars

London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people

Downers

The hours

A firm with a 'family feel' and a dynamic working environment

3.8 of 5 stars

Midlevel | London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, people, varied work

Downers

Unpredictable hours, a handful project managers who can be hard to work with

Hours hurt, but opportunities offer great growth

3.9 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Strategy | London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people and the opportunities to take on a lot of responsibility very early on

Downers

The erratic hours make having a life a bit difficult

Advice to Candidates

The hours are often stated to be 9am to 7pm on average. This is probably a slight understatement and it completely hides how erratic they can be; some weeks you will leave at 6pm (relatively rarely), others you will leave past midnight (also relatively rarely) but expect more like 9am to 8:00pm Monday through Thursday. This can be challenging, but you are essentially paying for your career trajectory, which is spectacular, and if it turns out it isn't for you, the exit opportunities are very good.

Interesting projects working with great people.

3.9 of 5 stars

Entry-level in Strategy | Other | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The office culture, the interesting work and the carer progression.

Downers

The unpredicatability of the hours.

Much project variety with early responsibility

4.1 of 5 stars

Midlevel in Strategy | London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Variety, responsibility, commercial engagement

Downers

Smaller clients in niche industries

Advice to Candidates

Large variety of projects - horizontal culture with early responsibility - exposure to senior management teams - good work-life balance. Possible springboard into private equity. However, projects are typically fairly niche - you will rarely be working with global brands.

Experienced in Strategy

4.1 of 5 stars

London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

The people

Downers

The salary/hours trade off

Advice to Candidates

Great small firm for gaining responsibility early on. Good training on the job.

Challenging career in fantastic culture.

4.2 of 5 stars

Experienced | London | 2018 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

PEople, culture, challenging career

Downers

Can be high pressure, long hours - it is the industry we work in rather than the firm.

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