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4.0 of 5 stars (938 Ratings)

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Displaying 1-10 of 29 Employee Reviews

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Experienced in Management

2.4 of 5 stars

Dallas, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Culture, Work-Life Balance

Downers

Groupism, Top-Heavy, Limited training

Comments

- Always negotiate you offer

- The closer to the mothership the better for your career

- First impressions matter and last

- Be ready to perform at every level

- Build and maintian your network internal and external

Midlevel in Business Operations

2.1 of 5 stars

Dallas, TX | 2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

There are very good people in my office

Downers

Compensation and culture are both lagging behind as the firm grows

Comments

Work is inconsistent and varied. Could be on a great or terrible project. Emphasis on grit, selling ability and work ethic over intelligence and intellectual capability.

Executive in IT Operations & Implementation

2.2 of 5 stars

2014 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Great, interesting, challenging projects

Downers

Compensation, work life balance, talent, lack of consistent leadership

Comments

Great firm for young, motivated, ambitious professionals who want a broad range of business and consulting experience.

Experienced

2.1 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2013 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

I should have taken the other offer.

Experienced in Operations

2.4 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

career path

Executive in Financial Services

2.4 of 5 stars

Atlanta, GA | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

The cultural between divisions is very disfunctional and creates animosity. And the allocation of resources is very disorganized.

Entry-level

2.3 of 5 stars

Seattle, WA | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

I work with a number of great people and am learning about tax issues.

Downers

I do not have much control over who I work with or what work I do. The firm's informal cultural policy against "****" is not supported.



A lack of diverse working experiences leaves me poorly positioned for long term career opportunities.



The firm has difficulty retaining and attracting talent.



The firm has a problem with name recognition. Because it is not "Big 4" the experience of its employees is seen as less valid than competitors. This creates difficulty with new clients, potential hires and employees who are seeking jobs outside of the firm. In turn, this leads to the problem above about a lack of diverse working experiences.

Comments

Depending on your group and service line, you could have an excellent or terrible experience. The A&M brand is not well known in some circles, and this could impact your future job opportunities. Compensation is pretty good, but within the range of other firms performing similar work.

Experienced in Operations

2.4 of 5 stars

Detroit, MI | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Uppers

Work is relevant and important

Downers

Inconsistent quality of engagement management skills of senior directors

Comments

Join the "right" office

Executive in Financial Services

2.4 of 5 stars

New York, NY | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

need to be able to embrace travel requirements

Entry-level in Human Resources

2.3 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2012 | VERIFIED EMPLOYEE

Comments

You are entering at the bottom of whatever level at which you are hired. Be prepared to prove yourself.

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