Top Ranked

Best Consulting Firms in Each Practice Area

Consultants across the nation rate the top firms in their practice areas.

  • Survey Methodology

    Vault asked consultants to rank the best firms in several areas of business focus. Consultants were allowed to vote for up to three firms as the best in each area, but could NOT vote for their own firm.

    The practice areas are:

    • Defense Consulting*
    • Economic Consulting
    • Energy Consulting
    • Financial Consulting
    • Health Care Consulting
    • IT Operations Consulting*
    • IT Strategy Consulting*
    • Human Resources Consulting
    • Management Consulting
    • Operations Consulting
    • Public Sector Consulting
    • Retail Consulting*
    • Strategy Consulting

    *Denotes a new category for 2013-14

  • Ranking History

2014 Best Consulting Firms for Human Resources Consulting

1
% OF VOTES
41.55

Mercer LLC

Mercer is a global consulting leader in talent, health, retirement and investments, making a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
1
2
% OF VOTES
31.73

Willis Towers Watson

Founded in 2010, Towers Watson is one of the world's largest HR and actuarial consulting firms-the result of a merger between Towers Perrin and Watson...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
2
3
% OF VOTES
28.20

Aon Hewitt

Before there was Aon Hewitt, there were two companies: Aon and Hewitt. The former was a leading provider of risk management and insurance services, while...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
3
4
% OF VOTES
21.13

Deloitte Consulting LLP

With more than 70,000 professionals, Deloitte LLP is the largest private professional services provider in the United States. Its subsidiaries work in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
5
5
% OF VOTES
14.00

McKinsey & Company

McKinsey & Company is a privately owned management consulting firm. Roundly considered to be the most prestigious company of its kind, it has...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
7
6
% OF VOTES
13.74

Hay Group

Find your way with Hay Group If a company needs help with its staffâ€"whether to develop, motivate or train themâ€"then Hay Group is the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
4
7
% OF VOTES
13.68

Accenture

Accenture is a success story by any measure. The company's history has been more than 60 years in the making-from the earliest days as a pioneer in the...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
8
8
% OF VOTES
10.02

Oliver Wyman

Oliver Wyman is part of the Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), a global professional services network with brands and affiliates in more than 100...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
6
9
% OF VOTES
9.38

The Boston Consulting Group, Inc.

The name may sound local, but The Boston Consulting Group's reach-and expertise-is anything but. With over 12,000 employees in 85 offices in 48...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
10
10
% OF VOTES
9.25

Huron Consulting Group

Huron is a global professional services firm committed to achieving sustainable results in partnership with its clients. The company brings expertise in...

TRENDING

2013 Rank
9

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