1. Helpful (1)

    "Menial, non-challenging tasks as a junior"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent case mix, some interesting projects Most people, especially juniors, are fun to be around Good social events, emphasis on company culture

    Cons

    Menial work for juniors, especially in their first year (lots of phone interviewing and extremely basic secondary research. Too often a very boring job. Very basic / boring personal development sessions - content learned at uni. Pay is below average compared with competitors. Partners minimise costs to max profits and aren't great with benefits

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  1. "Great place to start career and build skills"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate 

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

    Pros

    - Competitive pay - Exposure to PE work

    Cons

    - 4 Years to MBA track is longer than other consulting firms

  2. "Diminishing Returns After A2 Year"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great initial exposure to lots of different industries, lots of opportunities to develop quant skills and communication skills

    Cons

    If you don't enjoy the job, it's a really bad place to be at. L.E.K. is really only sustainable if you *really* love L.E.K. a lot.

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