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Former Employee - Manager  in  San Francisco, CA (US)
Former Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA (US)

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

Pros

Flexible schedules, straight forward leadership.

Cons

Profits and losses vary a lot.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Other Reviews for FTI Consulting

  1.  

    Great experience with high burnout rate

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    Get full spectrum of corporate finance from treasury to FP&A to capital raising/M&A/divestiture
    High degree of interaction with senior management of clients
    Have chance to work with middle market and large cap
    Work on some of the most significant bankruptcies

    Cons

    Travel requirements
    Deals are dependent on strength of your manager and your standing with the manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more flexible about travel needs
    Need to put comp more inline with competitors

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    It was a great place to learn, for a while

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    Former Employee - Director  in  Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - Director in Boston, MA (US)

    I worked at FTI Consulting full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    As a member of the Strategic Communications practice, I got to interact with and advise the executive leadership of public companies, which was a phenomenal experience. I learned a lot about what motivates corporate decisions, and the advantages/drawbacks/pitfalls of being a CEO. I also learned the value of good communication in any business.

    Cons

    The company is very large and operates like most large companies. You have to create your own path, there's very little in the way of mentorship or career development in FTI. I was a high-performing employee on the radar's of most managers, and it didn't make a difference. It was frustrating to be surrounded by so many talented individuals and not be able to learn as much from them as they wanted. Also, the pace of change within the organization was glacial.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire a true change management firm to come in and develop a strategy by which to align employees around corporate objectives. "Every business development strategy" is not a viable business strategy, and people simply weren't incentivized enough to accomplish what you asked of them. It also alienates younger talent. FTI must decide if they view their people as a means of replaceable production, or competitive sustainability.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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