L.E.K. Consulting Employee Reviews about "great people"

Updated Jan 21, 2021

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L.E.K. Consulting Global Managing Partner Stuart Jackson
Stuart Jackson
240 Ratings
Pros
  • "good learning experience, character building, meet great people(in 35 reviews)

  • "Steep learning curve and interesting niche sectors(in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • "Long hours, people would usually be working long into the evening(in 122 reviews)

  • "long working hours but nothing out of the ordinary for consulting(in 43 reviews)

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  1. "Good firm, long hours"

    4.0
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    Former Freelancer - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, challenging work, good learning and training

    Cons

    Long hours, people would usually be working long into the evening

  2. "Good Experience"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    good learning experience, character building, meet great people

    Cons

    long hours and brand value is weaker than Mckinsey, Bain, BCG


  3. "Good place to learn"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    lots of learning opportunities and great people to work with

    Cons

    Often very awful hours on diligences which are a lot of the caseload, esp outside of LS

  4. "Great people, uninspiring work"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    great people, great culture (the recruiting team does a fantastic job finding really smart, fun people to work here, which made it bearable)

    Cons

    unrealistic client deadlines, abusive work culture (for associates)

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great Start for Graduates clear Ladder to grow"

    4.0
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    Former Contractor - Case Team Assistant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people Fast Paced Clear ladder for growth Is essentially college after college in terms of work experience.

    Cons

    Be ready to work, but enjoy it while you do

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Finance 

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, awesome benefits, good location

    Cons

    Very large company, not much flexibility

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Pretty good place to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate in Mumbai

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, interesting and dynamic projects

    Cons

    Work-life balance is poor and I get very little time to relax

  8. "Good place to learn (of course, not as great as the hype may lead you to believe)"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L.E.K. Consulting full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people Great projects Managers (some, not all) do care about employees

    Cons

    Workload can be very heavy Office politics can wear you down

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  9. "Hard work but rewarding culture"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, fast progression, fun culture

    Cons

    Long, draining hours with an obsessive work culture

  10. "Manager"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Challenging and varied work Great people Friendly environment

    Cons

    Work hours from time to time

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