FTI Consulting

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FTI Consulting Reviews

Updated 16 October 2014
Updated 16 October 2014
197 Reviews
3.2
197 Reviews
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FTI Consulting President & CEO Steven H. Gunby
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Better pay than the Big 4, good work-life balance, opportunities for career progression (in 13 reviews)

  • You learn a lot from an incredibly talented group of people (wish they did a better job of making them want to stay) (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Little professional development beyond informal day-to-day management; little work-life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • The senior management team does not care about the career deveopement of their staff, nor do they seek to train them (in 11 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great people, interesting work, pay was average

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    Former Employee - Consultant
    Former Employee - Consultant

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the people I worked with. People were friendly and smart. The work was interesting for the most part, and office was a nice place to work

    Cons

    Compensation was just average compared to the value you provide. The hours were kinda long as well.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward high performers better to retain better talent. Also, listen to your employees. If you have employees who want to travel, staff those people on the travel engagements vs people who are sick of it.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Friendly culture, interesting projects, good work-life balance.

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    Former Employee - , Health Solutions in Washington, DC (US)
    Former Employee - , Health Solutions in Washington, DC (US)

    I worked at FTI Consulting as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Great investment into training interns and new hires, great learning experiences. Great firm culture and atmosphere; everyone is very supportive and friendly.

    Cons

    At the lower levels, not as much exposure to client-facing work. Sometimes, work can be a little repetitive. Because of the friendly nature of the people, I didn't receive as much constructive criticism as I would have liked to.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    When law firms need financial records, they need people like us to go through databases and hard copies and compile them

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, quarterly bonus based on billable hours in excess of targets, solid technology skill set, larger than average annual salary increase, large variety of projects

    Cons

    Little grad school assistance is offered. Lots of redundant work sometimes stretching several days doing the same thing. Boring office environment. Very little work culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Add more formal training and 1 on 1 teaching/mentoring. There are other activities that should result in bonuses other than just Billable hours.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Interesting Work

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at FTI Consulting

    Pros

    Value young employees; a lot of interseting work

    Cons

    No cross-sector work. You stay in the group you are in and have minimal authority on what projects you eventually get.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rotate young level employees if you want them to stay at the firm. Provide incentives for work across groups.

  6.  

    Senior Financial Analyst

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst

    I have been working at FTI Consulting (more than an year)

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits but not fair. New employees get 4 weeks of PTO, 5 weeks after two years.

    Cons

    Small corporate department, openings are rare and new opportunities tend to be filled from outside.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to promote and retain talent more.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good stepping stone for a next job

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great diversity of work, lot of responsibility early in career

    Cons

    Very little to no coaching, personal development, training

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Not bad, but not great

    Former Employee - Consultant
    Former Employee - Consultant

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Respected in the industry, good benefits, work along side very smart colleagues, cordial office environment, opportunity to advance if that is what you are seeking.

    Cons

    Low compensation compared to similar firms, corporate culture is not clear, not much communication from management, bad work life balance

  9.  

    Great place to work

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    Current Employee - Managing Director
    Current Employee - Managing Director

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Exciting and interesting work, dynamic environment, very intelligent colleagues, I learn something new everyday

    Cons

    travel, long hours including weekends, and tight deadlines. Internal support structure needs improvement (HR, AP, etc...)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up what you're doing right and look internally to adopt the best practices that are positioned to clients

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good company for work life balance

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Seattle, WA (US)

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    good environment
    small teams
    good technical challenges
    encouraging environment

    Cons

    not a big name in technology like Microsoft or Amazon
    Not many benefits besides salary

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    FTI Consulting is a group of highly talented individuals who love to win.

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    Current Employee - Director in Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Director in Fortaleza, Ceará (Brazil)

    I have been working at FTI Consulting full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    FTI's allows talented consultants to thrive. Find a project and FTI wants to be in the business. The international practices are dynamic and growing.

    Cons

    Limited sharing of information reduces chances for personal development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider innovative ways to cross train employees and share information between team and practices.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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