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West Monroe Consultants/Senior Consultants in Chicago: what are your thoughts on working for the company, the culture, benefits, and compensation?

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The quality of life is more manageable than big 4. Overall, the hours are not crazy and most projects have flexibility with travel (not always M-Th). Comp will most likely be less, but I’d take the slightly lower comp for sanity 👍

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More than 2 consecutive weeks off requires permission. (I think) I'm not exactly sure how it works but a consultant on my team had to get practice leader permission for 3 weeks. not a big deal. Overall, the firm tries to do good by their people. Milage may vary based on practice but even the worst is pretty damn good.

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It’s a new benefit...I think most who have taken that much time off at once have been with the company for a few years. I’m sure there are exceptions that I’m not aware of.

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WM1 I heard the company offers flexible time-off, have you or know anyone that has taken advantage of that by going on say, a 3-4 week vacation?

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