Veris Consulting
3.8 of 5 6 reviews
www.verisconsulting.com Reston, VA

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Has potential but going downhill

Consultant (Current Employee)

I have been working at Veris Consulting full-time

ProsGreat benefits and higher salary than most firms
No cubicles
Rarely work overtime
Relaxed working environment
Great starter job

ConsHigh School atmosphere
Management is related to owner
Lots of pressure to attend social events and conform to firm culture
High employee turnover
Poor business decisions and lack of direction
Unprofessional and catty VP's who enjoy making fun of their staff
No HR

Advice to Senior ManagementBe honest with your employees about the company's future and stop firing people just because one person on the management team doesn't like them.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Unlike any other company in many different ways.

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Reston, VA (US)

I have been working at Veris Consulting full-time

ProsExcellent benefits, great team of very smart individuals who have started to and have built their professional careers, challenging, dynamic work. Collegial atmosphere, especially if you enjoy sports: both fantasy and co-ed work leagues. Very friendly and professional atmosphere.

ConsThere are succession planning issues and the HR function changed completely over the last year. Trend of "breaking into market" issues and closures of offices. I'm really not sure what's going to happen to Veris.

Advice to Senior ManagementConduct 360-degree feedbacks going forward. Reduce employee turnover.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience but be cautious about the future prospects of the firm

Consultant (Various) (Former Employee)
Reston, VA (US)

I worked at Veris Consulting full-time for more than 3 years

ProsVeris has a close-knit, family atmosphere that can make it a very enjoyable place to work. There are some very knowledgeable experts at the firm with impeccable reputations. There is an entrepreneurial spirit at the firm that makes it much less rigid than larger consultancies, while still getting to experience a similar caliber of work.

ConsThe casual environment can lead to a lack of professionalism. There are succession planning issues. Many at the firm could be great mentors but there isn't much interest in actively developing talent (although the responsibility assigned does help)

Advice to Senior ManagementThink about the future.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Open relationships among junior and senior members and great benefits!

Forensic Accounting & Accounting Services Rotational Intern (Former Employee)
Reston, VA (US)

I worked at Veris Consulting as an intern for less than a year

ProsFantastic benefits similar or better than larger consulting/accounting firms (25 days paid leave, full health/dental/vision)
Open door policy between junior and more senior level members
Very active and friendly staff - incredibly social and easy to create relationships
Competitive salary and opportunity for fast bonuses & advancement

ConsExpectation to be at nearly all social/after-work events to advance professionally
Amount of work heavily varies based on projects (not always predictable)

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep offering the fantastic benefits, open culture, and collegial atmosphere

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Reston, VA (US)

I worked at Veris Consulting full-time for more than a year

ProsVeris has a young professional culture. They are a very friendly group with several events year round to socialize at. The Survey Research Group is a great place to learn program administration and management skills at from some great people.

ConsPosition was over sold. I was expecting to work in databases and statistics but ended up working in Excel, data collection and validation. Found significant resistance to getting access to the databases and pushing forward statistical analysis work.

Advice to Senior ManagementManagement has a good business model overall, get work, do work, repeat. It would have been nice to have more flexibility in the types of work being performed to keep the job interesting.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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A great internship

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I have been working at Veris Consulting

ProsGreat experience, I felt like I was a part of the team from Day 1. Great training. Lots of social events. Half day Fridays in the summertime.

ConsIt was overly important to attend social events regardless of how far away or what you had to do in order to get hired.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep on doing what you're doing. I do not have any real advice for you. Please keep up the good work.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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