Kearney Reviews

Updated 7 Jul 2020

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4.1
85%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
Approve of CEO
Kearney Managing Partner and Chairman Alex Liu
Alex Liu
111 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and exposure to awesome engagements(in 67 reviews)

  • "There are many highly motivated and smart people(in 53 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Great place to start your career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kearney full-time

    Pros

    Great exit options, generous compensation, excellent learning opportunities, down-to-earth culture, friendly/non-arrogant people

    Cons

    Demanding travel, work-life balance is tough - Mondays to Thursdays are very long

  2. "Essential Rightness"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Strategy in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kearney full-time

    Pros

    - Focussed - Solid development opportunities

    Cons

    - Poor management - Human Resources

  3. "Great opportunity"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Sydney

    I worked at Kearney full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Non-hierarchical - Smart people, high quality projects - Small and nice culture

    Cons

    - work life balance like all management consultants

  4. "atk consultant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in Sydney

    I worked at Kearney full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good project work, good progression

    Cons

    hours were sometimes long, generally ok

  5. "Procurement dominant in ANZ"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great colleagues/ peers that become lifelong friends

    Cons

    General lack of apprenticeship model and diversity in leadership

  6. "Gaining ground"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great problems. Smart people to work with. Clear niches: procurement, telco.

    Cons

    Global knowledge sharing lacking. Not as prestigious as MBB. Parental leave allowances lagging against market.

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  7. "Great people. Positive culture. Just hard work being stuck between MBB and the Big 4"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People. Reputation for being able to operationalise strategy. Genuinely collaborative culture Clear local strategy aligned to company strengths and local market position

    Cons

    Poor brand recognition. The BD process is painful - having to work twice as hard as others to compete

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  8. "Punching above our weight - but need to punch higher"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Some of the strongest talent with a collaborative and friendly junior culture

    Cons

    Aim higher with the work we pitch for - a winning mentality at all times required

  9. "Fantastic Experience"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - Learning and development - Global work experience - Mix of strategy and operations projects - Pay - Overall work-life balance

    Cons

    - Sometimes the hours can be bad, but it's project-dependent

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  10. "Gold"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kearney full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Rockstars, legends, pirates and priests

    Cons

    Hard work, competitive, best kept secret in consulting

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