At West Monroe Partners, 96 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 328 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.26. It was published on Jul 1, 2016. 14877 Visitors

What Employees Say

People here are given a lot of responsibility.
98%
 
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
98%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
97%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
97%
 
People care about each other here.
96%
 

What They Do

We asked West Monroe Partners to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

West Monroe is a progressive business and technology consulting firm that partners with dynamic organizations to reimagine, build, and operate their businesses at peak performance. 

About this Company

Website: www.westmonroepartners.com Industry: Professional Services
US Headquarters: Chicago, Illinois US Sites: 11
Major Locations: Chicago, Illinois; Seattle, Washington; Columbus, Ohio; New York, New York; Minneapolis, Minnesota US Employees: 670
US Revenues: $127.1 million Worldwide Revenues: $127.1 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2002

2015 Director Retreat

Perks and Programs

We asked West Monroe Partners to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Chief Recognition Officer Initiatives: To be a great place to work, our employees must have a vested interest in individual success as well as our firm’s success. Our Chief Recognition Officer distributes accolades to employees nominated by their peers for going above and beyond. There are many ways to recognize and celebrate team members and coworkers.
  • Spot bonuses: We provide spot bonuses for outstanding client delivery performances. These awards are not planned or regular; rather, they recognize truly “heroic” efforts to deliver the best client solutions as those efforts occur. Spot bonuses range from $1,800 to $10,000. We also distribute $1000 gift cards to individuals with chargeability consistently over 100%.
  • Nights away from home: We recognize nights away from home—a fact of life in our profession. Our travel bonus is a financial reward for consultants who spend significant nights away from home serving our clients. We have established thresholds for travel bonuses, and we review for achievement three times a year. Reaching or exceeding each threshold warrants a $3,000 bonus. An individual may receive up to $9,000 annually in travel bonus.
  • Early office closings: Before holidays we close the office early from time to time to recognize long hours and dedication.
  • Snacks and beverages: Free healthy snacks and beverages are available in all our offices to all employees
  • EAP: Today's workforce faces increasing challenges in balancing their professional and personal lives. Personal concerns, such as caring for an elderly relative, experiencing depression, or struggling with the financial and emotional strain of a divorce can overwhelm you, reducing your ability to manage home and work. Metropolitan Family Services Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a free and confidential service available to you 24/7 to help you maintain a healthy, balanced professional and personal life. The EAP is staffed with trained professionals who are equipped to handle a variety of concerns related to work or personal issues and can provide confidential counseling and/or referral services. They can help you with everything from stress management to childcare resources, from substance abuse problems to help with your personal finances.
  • Fitness Formula: West Monroe Partners has partnered with Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) on their payroll-deducted employee fitness benefit program. FC offers a variety of amenities such as: fitness classes, personal training, physical therapy, group training and much more! Please contact HR for a listing of the FFC locations and membership rates.
  • Brooks Brothers: WMP employees may enroll in a complimentary Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card to receive an everyday 15% savings on full priced merchandise at Brooks Brothers U.S. and Canadian stores, by phone and online at BrooksBrothers.com.
  • BMW and Mini Discount: West Monroe partners with BMW of North America to offer "Best Pricing Available" for a new BMW/MINI model. This BMW Group partnership program is available nationwide. Our employees have access to "Best Pricing Available" extra cash discount and BMW/MINI FS lease program which includes an interest rate reduction.
  • Diamondback bikes and products: With the Corporate program you have direct access to current model year and prior year products at unbeatable discounts so you can ride the best for less.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

$78,510 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Experienced Consultant 25% 401(k) match of employee's contribution, up to 6% of an employee's salary
60% Company-paid health coverage for employees 50% Company-paid health coverage for dependents
60% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers 20 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k)
  • Employee stock ownership plan
  • Pre-tax savings account

PERKS TO MAKE LIFE EASIER

  • Free snacks during the day
  • Discount ticket sales
  • Free beverages during the day
  • Dry cleaning
Dallas Volunteering

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Telecommute option (10% use it)
  • Phased retirement planning

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave30 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
60 days Average length of maternity leave new mothers take60 days Job-protected paternity leave
10 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)10 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents30 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are not required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Medical care
  • Vision care
  • Mental health care
  • Fertility treatments
  • Dental care
  • Prescription drug subsidy
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)

ONSITE HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Cholesterol tests
  • Complete biometric screening
  • Flu shots
  • Fitness center (only at headquarters)

Community Involvement & Philanthropy

24 hours Paid time off to volunteer $748,555 Philanthropic donations in last year
$273,645 Total company-matched employee donations in last year

Diversity

  • HR Director is accountable to formal diversity goals for employee recruitment and retention
  • Formal programs support professional development for: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women
  • Married employees in same-sex or heterosexual relationships receive the same benefits
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Executive Diversity

 
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Demographics

 
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How to Get Hired

We asked West Monroe Partners for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We conduct a “WMP Fit” interview that is focused on assessing the personality qualities that represent successful employees.  In particular, we look for these attributes: confidence, flexibility, motivation, and curiosity. This interview also assesses whether a candidate has “what it takes” and is interested after we set expectations around travel, flexibility, hours, autonomy, initiative, and collaboration.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

We are happy to talk to anyone who is interested in learning more about West Monroe Partners, and our Talent Acquisition team is happy to connect with prospective employees in any manner, whether by introductory phone conversations or coffee chats.  Preparation for interviews is critical.  Get familiar with the content of our website, social media profiles, or blogs.  Asking intelligent questions to demonstrate your interest will put you ahead of the pack.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are hiring at all levels in all of our office locations. 

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Interested candidates may learn more about West Monroe Partners by visiting our Careers page or connecting with us via social media, including LinkedIn Careers, Vault, Glassdoor, or Facebook. They may submit a resume for any current open position, or they can contact any member of our Talent Acquisition team to initiate a dialogue about opportunities with our firm.  

hiring Outlook

154 Job openings forecast for coming year 24% Job Growth
29 Average applicants per opening 9,596 Applications received
255 Positions filled in past year 30% New hires by employee referrals
30 New positions created 5 Jobs filled by current employees
Yes Recruits on college campuses 53 New graduates hired
15% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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