Analysis Group Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Aug 8, 2020

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  1. Helpful (7)

    "-"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Analysis Group full-time

    Pros

    - Good compensation - Smart colleagues - Challenging work

    Cons

    - Senior stakeholders do not want to provide feedback - Don't care about employees only finishing tasks quickly - Absolutely no work life balance - Little racial diversity and non-inclusive environment. questions are received with suspicion, held to a higher performance standard than peers, initiative is seen as over-stepping -The company is constantly hiring as employees work here for a while and prefer to leave. - Would only recommend to people who are willing to trade their 20's for cash

  2. Helpful (9)

    "Economist"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Economist in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Analysis Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very efficient management and HR.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance with slow career development. Compensation is good, but nothing great. Staff is unfriendly, everyone seems stressed all the time. Did not learn anything of substance. Few to none opportunities to network. Leave while you can - it's simply not worth it.


  3. "Good job but hard to maintain work-life balance"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Analysis Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Interesting cases, smart people, variety of work

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard to maintain if you're good at your job

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  4. "Amazing Company but department needs improvement"

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Support Engineer in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Analysis Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    work life balance Salary amazing benefits office culture

    Cons

    no growth - little to no room for growth management on all fronts communication

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  5. "Good company; challenging work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Analysis Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good compensation; good work environment; extremely talented people

    Cons

    No work life balance; no pay for work overtime

  6. "Work hard"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Analysis Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of learning and mentorship opportunities

    Cons

    Variable work-life balance, short deadlines

  7. Helpful (3)

    "Rewarding experience for new grads"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Senior Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Analysis Group full-time

    Pros

    Extremely intelligent and motivated colleagues, who are also friendly and nice. Everyone genuinely wants to help you learn and develop your skills. The Boston office has an annual ski trip to Stowe and an awesome holiday party at the MFA. I’ve heard from colleagues in other offices that they have similar events as well (San Francisco goes to Tahoe to ski). The Boston office space is beautiful, and every analyst gets their own office. The training here is also top notch, with analysts having mandatory training sessions in Excel, SAS, Stata, R, VBA, and lots of optional courses as well if you want to focus on a particular programming language. This could be a pro or a con, but compared to management consulting there is very little travel. Work life balance in consulting can be difficult, but not traveling makes it easier for me. As far as exit opportunities, most analysts leave to go to top grad schools, and AG helps prepare you with an extensive grad school workshop series.

    Cons

    Consulting can have long and unpredictable hours, and economic consulting adds the additional layer of non-negotiable court deadlines. I’ve definitely had some late nights working with my team. AG has an internal labor market, which is essentially how you find your cases. Some people love it because it allows them to network their way into the cases they want, but I would personally appreciate a little more structure and help finding cases.

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  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Analysis Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Given immediate legitimate and interesting responsibilities / tasks. The work varied a lot and every case felt like a new learning opportunity. Plenty of opportunity to advance to higher level responsibilities. Management was incredibly receptive to feedback and openly encouraged push-back on their ideas. Perfect job to work for a few years after undergrad, particularly if interested in graduate school afterwards.

    Cons

    This is just the nature of the industry but hours can be unpredictable and long. However, most of the management in the DC office is good about keeping work-life balance in check for the analysts.

  9. Helpful (3)

    "IT needs to get their act together"

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    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Analysis Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance. Unlike consultants at the firm. IT is not expected to work crazy work hours. Once you are done with your shift you are not expected to answer anything. Pay and bonuses are very good.

    Cons

    No growth within the company. The turn over in systems is crazy and management does not see this as an issue. They prompt to meaningless titles and constantly claim there is opportunities for growth, however you will end up doing the same thing. Instead of growing within they rather hire externally. For a large firm, policies and procedures are not written and go by a strictly "if they complain enough we will do it". There are two people who basically run systems so your opinion never matters. Terrible IT practices that amateurs would never even do. If you are OK with high pay and customer service this is for you. If you care for your personal development move on.

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  10. Helpful (4)

    "Research-focused consulting"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Analysis Group full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to develop data analytics skills, friendly and respectful colleagues, generally well-managed company

    Cons

    Seniority-based promotion leaving little room for growth; analysts are expected to attend grad school/leave for other jobs after 2 years. Work/life balance can be horrible at times ahead of case deadlines.

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