L.E.K. Consulting Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 21 Dec 2020

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L.E.K. Consulting Global Managing Partner Stuart Jackson
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227 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people to work with, interesting and dynamic projects(in 31 reviews)

  • "Steep learning curve with responsibilities from day 1(in 25 reviews)

Cons
  • "Poor work-life balance due to long-hours(in 118 reviews)

  • "long working hours but nothing out of the ordinary for consulting(in 41 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Very Good"

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

    I have been working at L.E.K. Consulting full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    It is a very good company

    Cons

    Long hours might be a problem at times

  2. "Good first experience"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern in Paris

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting

    Pros

    Interesting work, good benefits, exposure

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes too hierarchical


  3. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Los Angeles, CA

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

    Pros

    Very good learning opportunities at the firm

    Cons

    Long hours that are long and tough

  4. "Good place to work but tough hours"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Exposure to multiple industries, great and smart people, good reputation

    Cons

    Long hours, overworked, tough MDs

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good environment with good pay and people"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Subject Matter Expert 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting for more than a year

    Pros

    enjoyable to work with people and good pay

    Cons

    Long Hours at times which could be bad for those with vulnerable health

  6. "Long hours for pay"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at L.E.K. Consulting full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Decent experience for strategy work

    Cons

    Long hours, can be very stressful

  7. "Good for PE / Strategy"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting full-time

    Pros

    Good exposure to multiple sectors; cases are short; focus on mid-term strategy and PE buy/sell transactions Strong quantitative focus; generally quite rigorous analysis

    Cons

    Can be (very) long working hours, and variable management among partners

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great job"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Intern - Hourly 

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

    Pros

    great company culture, fun work

    Cons

    long hours, sometimes tedious interviews

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent Time"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Graduate Investment Analyst in London, England

    I worked at L.E.K. Consulting part-time

    Pros

    Broad range of client. Driven culture.

    Cons

    Occasional long working hours. Too detail-driven.

  10. Helpful (1)

    "LEK"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate 

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

    Pros

    There is a really good culture

    Cons

    there can be long hours

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