ClearView Healthcare Partners FAQ

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2 September 2020

What is health insurance like at ClearView Healthcare Partners?

Pros

Amazing talented people You will learn a lot about the healthcare industry

Cons

Partners are only concerned about money. They don’t even show up at training week. There is a big suck up culture in the Boston office. Partners take a huge cut while underpaying and overworking there employees — shameful - People at the analyst to consultant level are are paid half of what their time is worth - You will be working until 1am - Toxic culture of no personal life - White/Asian male nerds run this place with the mentality of not having any personal life - all the negative reviews are true and clearview is faking reviews! Glassdoor needs to moderate this because the true side of ClearView is showing - PAY US MORE AND GIVE US SOME TIME TO BREATHE - employee morale is going down rapidly, there is a lack of managers, and a huge gap between partner expectations and analysts - much much worse than any other prestigious consulting firm you will ever have the option to work at, so don’t be fooled by all the crap they tell you

Advice to Management

Shame on management for not addressing the employee morale. You can always hire more people, but if you can’t retain and train good managers/staff — good luck succeeding in the long run. Shameful to see so many brilliant employees (from analyst to managers) leave the firm because they are not treated like humans

You will learn a lot about the healthcare industry

2 September 2020

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9 December 2020

Does ClearView Healthcare Partners offer parental leave?

Pros

ClearView is a great place to work if you want to accelerate your career and if you’re willing to work hard. Since it’s consulting, the job isn’t perfect, but there are a lot of pros along with the cons. Great people and culture – As all the other reviews say, ClearViewers are great. Almost every single person I worked with in my 3+ years at the firm was smart, motivated, and committed to putting together a great output on each project. Most ClearViewers are great socially as well. I honestly had a great time at company events or even just chit-chatting in the office (pre-COVID), and I made an amazing group of friends at ClearView. Opportunities for advancement – ClearView truly is a meritocracy, and strong performers can get promoted really quickly. To put it bluntly, there are very few places where there's abundant opportunity to make a six-figure salary within a year or two of finishing your undergrad in biology. Yes, advancing quickly requires hard work, but it’s doable for those who want it. Compensation and benefits – The compensation package is pretty strong, especially once you’re a couple years in at the firm. Obviously the salary doesn’t match MBB, but this is a small company with a different business model (no travel, no up or out policy, etc.). The benefits are decent (e.g., good health insurance, moderate 401k match, bonus was essentially guaranteed), and the company provides a lot of perks like free dinners, fun events, etc. The parental leave policy is fairly generous, and there’s flexibility if you ever face a personal or family emergency. Business outlook and job security – The firm is doing great, even now in the midst of COVID, and the business has consistently grown year-over-year. Even after leaving, I have a lot of faith in the company as a whole, the leadership, and ClearView's work. And couple "neutral" things: Manipulated reviews – I’m shocked by some of the claims on here that the positive reviews are fake. I can say with 100% honestly that, in my 3+ years at ClearView, I was never asked to leave a review, let alone a dishonest review. Leadership reaction to feedback – I think ClearView’s leadership actually makes a good faith effort to implement feedback from the staff, but it’s just a very slow process. For example, a year or two ago, people were stressed about not having a break between projects, so the company instituted a policy where As/Cs get at least one day off between each project. People complained about lingering work, so now projects are extended much more frequently and more easily. People complained about salaries, so we had a company-wide salary adjustment in late 2019. People wanted a greater commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, so the firm developed an action plan that spans recruiting, professional development, retention, etc. The organization definitely isn’t perfect here and the large-scale changes are somewhat slow, but there is definitely a commitment to improvement.

Cons

Hours can be long – At all levels, you will semi-regularly work late nights. Even on a “normal” project, there are some late nights throughout the project, and then there are “bad” projects where you end up burning (usually due to poor scoping or especially demanding clients). I’m not going to lie, high-burn projects can really suck. That said, it’s temporary; all projects end. Of note, weekend work was pretty rare in my experience. Need for a quick ramp – The first 6 – 12 months in consulting are hard for everyone. It takes some time to learn how to do this job, and there’s really no getting around that. If you’re thinking about starting a job in consulting, you should EXPECT a steep learning curve before you become competent at your job. For most people, once you’ve been here for 9 – 12 months, things get a lot easier and work-life balance gets better. A small subset of people can’t hack it and never reach the point where it gets easier, but those folks tend to move on to other jobs (which may explain some of the complaints in other reviews). Client service can be annoying – In my experience, >90% of clients are totally reasonable, but there are some clients who are exceptionally awful to work with. Sometimes I wish that ClearView leadership would be a little more selective – i.e., if someone is a truly terrible client, stop selling projects to them.

Advice to Management

Be more selective about which clients you work with Scope projects more generously to allow for sustainable hours Focus on retention to enable growth (rather than hiring huge incoming classes)

The parental leave policy is fairly generous, and there’s flexibility if you ever face a personal or family emergency.

9 December 2020

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24 October 2020

How are the career development opportunities at ClearView Healthcare Partners?

Pros

The people have always been the main asset at ClearView. Also, they do genuinely work on some interesting projects.

Cons

The persistent disregard for employee concerns are finally starting to catch up with ClearView. Attrition is through the roof with nearly half the consultant class from last summer having left already. Former employees are also posting about their experiences on Glassdoor, Fishbowl, and Vault and a clear narrative of poor leadership and toxic work conditions is starting to emerge. Apply at your own risk. Better yet, just take your talent to one of the other LS consulting. There are so many places where you can get the same level of career development for better pay and WAYYYY less stress.

Advice to Management

You've made your priorities clear - I think at this point it is time for the market of incoming talent to take over and respond. Good luck with future recruiting - people are finally starting to see through the smoke and mirrors.

There are so many places where you can get the same level of career development for better pay and WAYYYY less stress.

24 October 2020

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23 December 2019

What kind of career opportunities exist at ClearView Healthcare Partners?

Pros

A lot of opportunity to grow and develop as a summer analyst

Cons

Very direct feedback culture, a lot of competition / cut-throat nature at bottom levels

A lot of opportunity to grow and develop as a summer analyst

23 December 2019

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9 April 2020

Does ClearView Healthcare Partners have any sort of mentoring programme?

Pros

ClearView is full of bright, young, and energetic individuals who combine life sciences expertise with a shrewd business sense. Working at the firm is an excellent opportunity to engage in a broad set of project types with some of the industry's biggest players. While the firm is experiencing incredible growth, there is also a great focus on mentorship here, and leadership is very supportive of individual professional development.

Cons

Work-life balance at ClearView leaves something to be desired. You can expect to work 60+ hour weeks, sometimes for a month or more at a time for a project; plan on keeping social activities to the weekend and being on the call pretty much 24/7 when on such stretches. Additionally, ClearView has a very distinct "style", in terms of the culture, aesthetic, and working philosophy. If you are less than a solid fit, this will likely cause some extra stress in your life.

Advice to Management

Keep doing the good things well - supporting PD for employees, keeping them engaged with exciting projects, and striving to maintain that "tight-knit" feel even as you continue experiencing major growth. Incorporate feedback from around the office to help inform future steps.

While the firm is experiencing incredible growth, there is also a great focus on mentorship here, and leadership is very supportive of individual professional development.

9 April 2020

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