L.E.K. Consulting Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 15, 2021

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L.E.K. Consulting Global Managing Partner Stuart Jackson
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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. "Senior Associate"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Data driven process gives great grounding in excel and PowerPoint for future roles; Great opportunities to travel within the company. Great place to start career

    Cons

    Long hours could be avoided with better upfront preparation; Can feel like a resource rather than an employee when office is busy

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    "Good environment with good pay and people"

    4.0
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    Former Contractor - Subject Matter Expert 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    enjoyable to work with people and good pay

    Cons

    Long Hours at times which could be bad for those with vulnerable health


  3. "Good firm, long hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

  4. "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

  5. "Review"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging learning curve, excellent pay, international travel

    Cons

    Very long working hours at times

  6. "Great eposure"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Life Science Specialist in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good exposure, interesting projects, leaning a lot within a short period of time

    Cons

    Stressful, long hours, new MBA join the company as team leaders when they are not experienced enough to lead the team

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  7. "Good first experience"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting

    Pros

    Interesting work, good benefits, exposure

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes too hierarchical

  8. "Great place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Very good learning opportunities at the firm

    Cons

    Long hours that are long and tough

  9. "Good place to work but tough hours"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Exposure to multiple industries, great and smart people, good reputation

    Cons

    Long hours, overworked, tough MDs

  10. "Long hours for pay"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent experience for strategy work

    Cons

    Long hours, can be very stressful

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