L.E.K. Consulting is a global management consultancy that advises companies that are leaders in their industries—including major corporations, private equity firms, and emerging entrepreneurial businesses.
Although the firm’s roots are firmly planted in British soil (it began with the establishment of its London office in 1983), L.E.K. Consulting’s reach spans almost every major market around the globe. That—coupled with deep industry expertise across a breadth of clients and capabilities—creates a wealth of “big firm...
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L.E.K. insiders love the mix of intellectually stimulating projects available at their firm, along with a collaborative culture and significant learning opportunities. That culture is also noted for its flexibility, and inclusiveness, while a generally positive work environment is enhanced by colleagues who are willing to pitch in during crunch periods—which are definitely a facet of life at L.E.K. too.
Add in competitive compensation, opportunities for rapid career progression and an economy that looks to be rounding out of its recent slump, and you have a company that looks like a good place to stop off for a couple of years—or longer.
About the Company
L.E.K. Consulting is a global strategy consultancy that works with business leaders to seize competitive advantage and amplify growth. The firm’s engagements are targeted interventions that reshape the trajectory of its clients’ business. The foundation of the firm’s approach is built on:
- Deep expertise with the technologies, business models, and ecosystems of every client’s market
- A hands-on, collaborative approach to developing solutions for long-term success
- A philosophy of evidence, not opinion, that gets to the heart of the problem via rigorous analysis, in-depth research, and an understanding of the market dynamics
“A good balance between being part of a global corporation but also the feeling of having a personal experience and not simply being a small cog in a machine.”
“Fantastic group of people that makes every day rewarding, challenging, and fun.”
“Great experience for anyone keen to explore consulting. Many end up choosing this as their career for life, and for those, L.E.K. is a great firm. Even if you end up in industry later, you learn a great deal in a short span of time at L.E.K.”
“Partners are heavily involved in case delivery and remain open and approachable to the team.
Consulting staff has more responsibilities than other firms at the same position level, empowering people and challenging them to grow rapidly.”
“Very positive culture which fosters an open attitude and growth.”
Getting Hired Here
“3 round process, callback the evening of my final interview meaning no agonising wait.”
“Case studies or market sizing based on projects which the firm has undertaken, using anonymised real-life scenarios.”
“Ideal candidate: Eager to develop and to learn, willing to invest energy and time, highly qualified and professional and social terms with exceptional skills.”
“Someone who is sociable, confident and has a level of charm on top of, of course, being capable and competent. Willing to learn and take on challenges and enjoy it as well.”
“We review candidates thoroughly and then give them a prompt response.”