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Updated 23 Nov 2019

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3.8
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Huron Consulting Group CEO James H. (Jim) Roth
James H. (Jim) Roth
426 Ratings
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  • "work life balance hard to maintain to meet deadlines(in 73 reviews)

  • "Weak managers will throw members of their team under the bus if they feel it will make them look better to upper management(in 25 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Software Test Engineer"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Test Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work is nice. Great culture. You have the Independence to learn and implement what you want. Excellent work life balance. Completion of assigned work is given priority over timings. Good benefits.

    Cons

    Yearly hike percentage can be improved Profit sharing can be extended to employees

    Huron Consulting Group2019-11-15
  2. "A great place to be a consultant"

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    Current Employee - Healthcare Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good bonuses in good years, amazing culture and passionate people, better work-life balance than at other big firms.

    Cons

    No generalist training since you would specialize right away

    Huron Consulting Group2019-11-15
  3. "Work life at Huron Consulting"

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    Current Employee - Principal Consultant 

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

    Pros

    1. Good work-life balance 2. Variety of work

    Cons

    1. Underutilized skills 2. Favoritism towards a few sought after consultants

    Huron Consulting Group2019-11-24
  4. "great place to train"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    great for learning fresh out of college

    Cons

    work life balance was not amazing

    Huron Consulting Group2019-11-06
  5. "Healthcare Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    unlimited PTO, amazing people

    Cons

    Work life balance is non-existent

    Huron Consulting Group2019-08-29
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    "Review"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Benefits, team, collaboration, exposure

    Cons

    No work life balance, not enough staff for projects

    Huron Consulting Group2019-08-22
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    "No Work-life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Consulting Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Huron Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - You'll rack-up a lot of air miles and hotel points. - If you don't have friends or family and want to work 24x7 you'll do great.

    Cons

    - Work-life balance is non-existent. They tout the unlimited vacation but you will never truly get to "sign-off". - Management will start an engagement before the right resources are available which leads to people working multiple projects. - Values are talked about a lot but never lived. Quality is not important.

    Advice to Management

    Hire skilled functional consultants rather than just seat fillers. Scrap unlimited vacation.

    Huron Consulting Group2019-08-21
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group

    Pros

    Higher Education mission, brilliant colleagues, strong compensation, Clear advancement goals.

    Cons

    Work-life balance, often asked to stretch beyond expertise, difficult to achieve goals in uncertain markets

    Advice to Management

    Improve onboarding

    Huron Consulting Group2019-06-24
  9. "Great Place to work"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn the healthcare space and gain experience first hand! I would highly recommend Huron to anyone looking to make a difference in healthcare.

    Cons

    100% travel and work life balance

    Advice to Management

    None I can think of

    Huron Consulting Group2019-05-29
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    "Toxic Environment"

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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Huron Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Benefits for 401 k and vacation time.

    Cons

    Environment and poor work life balance. The leadership in marketing among the directors is very poor and created a toxic work environment.

    Advice to Management

    Find new leadership at the director level and above for the marketing department.

    Huron Consulting Group2019-05-14
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