A&M provides global leadership, problem-solving, and value creation for companies across industries and around the world. The firm’s consultants work as advisers, interim leaders, and partners who tell clients what they need to know, not always what they want to hear.
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Long known as the industry’s turnaround kings (or afterlife guides for those that are beyond saving), A&M has found its services in high demand throughout the rocky economy of the past couple of years. While that has translated to a lot of work for its consultants, this firm is also known for its top of market compensation, based on an eat-what-you-kill philosophy. So while consultants may have been racking up the hours of late, they’ve also been getting well-rewarded for doing so.
Like many insiders in the post-pandemic world, A&M’s consultants point to flexible working situations—albeit varied by team and manager—and good ability to control work-life balance as some of the benefits that have come out of the enforced office life hiatus. As such, ...
About the Company
Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a privately held leading global professional services firm that delivers business performance improvement, turnaround management, and advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Companies, investors, and government entities around the world turn to A&M when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.
The firm's senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants, and industry veterans who leverage the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk, and unlock value at every stage.
Co-CEOs Bryan Marsal and Tony Alvarez II founded A&M in 1983. Today, the f...
“A great place to start a career. Great access to C suite and difficult problems with interesting clients.”
“An amazing place to learn and grow where you can have outsized impact on your clients, your firm, and your professional career.”
“Diversified service offerings that can do well in good or bad environments -> ex: Restructuring vs. Management Consulting/Performance Improvement.”
“If you want to do challenging work that will save or transform the clients and communities that we support and work at a firm that recognizes and rewards individual contributions and entrepreneurship, consider A&M!”
“The autonomy that employees have is totally different than other firms. Employees are given a high level of independence and leadership trusts employees at all levels to handle client interactions.”
Why Work Here
The A&M Way combines fact-based gravitas with a “get-it-done” mindset. A&M’s leadership is about a bias towards action and the willingness to tell clients what we think is needed. Our restructuring heritage sharpens our ability to act decisively. Clients select us for our deep expertise and ability to create and deliver practical, rather than theoretical, solutions to their unique problems in addition to our independence and objectivity. Because of our rapidly expanding footprint, we have the ability to offer you an upward journey in your career. The sky is truly the limit at A&M.
Getting Hired Here
“A&M mostly hires experienced workers and does not hire very many new grads, at least in HIG (Healthcare Industry Group). The ideal candidate is someone with a proven track record of success and ambition.”
“I believe for our team, the ideal candidate has previous experience in both engineering and consulting. Our team is looking for a slightly different candidate than the rest of the firm since we focus on infrastructure projects.”
“Looking for sharp people who want to learn. Not an expert on my industry but was hired because I am willing to ask questions and step into situations where I am not always comfortable and work hard to contribute.”
“The firm is seeking out well rounded, intelligent and capable candidates. I struggle to think if I would get in as a new hire today.”
“We have huge HR support so the process is very focused on bringing candidates in and making it as smooth/painless as possible. We are focused on a quick yes/no to respect each candidate and their time.”