Respect the Tech(nologist)

Respect the Tech(nologist)

Having spent over a decade as a software developer, and half those years as a consultant, I’ve partnered with and been part of many different company tech divisions. One challenge I’ve seen repeatedly across disciplines and industries is that of hiring and retaining the best technical talent. One reason I work as consultant is because I know I am surrounded by the very best people.…

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Bringing (West Monroe) Solutions to the World

Bringing (West Monroe) Solutions to the World

The Program West Monroe launched the Fischer Global Service Fellowship Program in 2013, aimed at supporting meaningful causes with a global impact while providing West Monroe employees with priceless experiences and learnings that they can apply upon their return to better-serve themselves, their communities, and their clients. Following the submission and acceptance of a proposal detailing...

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Unity and Inclusion LA Sparks Dialogue on Diversity in Tech

Unity and Inclusion LA Sparks Dialogue on Diversity in Tech

This weekend, I had the opportunity to participate in the 2017 Unity and Inclusion LA event hosted by 500 Start-Ups; a special one-day event that brought together entrepreneurs, investors and the greater tech community to hold a dialogue about the future of diversity & inclusion in tech. While we did not don the signature pink knit hats, no one failed to recognize the significance of...

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Ready, Set, Mentor!

Ready, Set, Mentor!

In today’s fast-paced, competitive business world, companies are putting a lot of attention towards attracting and retaining top talent.  Many companies advertise a culturally diverse, “fun and friendly workplace” and claim to provide an ideal balance between work and play.  While these measures can go far in attracting new talent, often what keeps employees engaged is empowerment, autonomy...

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Formalizing Our Employee Ownership Value

Formalizing Our Employee Ownership Value

Even during our humble beginnings in 2002, West Monroe Partners was focused on building the next generation of leaders – and sharing the financial rewards of building a business with our employees who made it all possible. As the antithesis of a “churn and burn” consultancy, we sprang from a desire to create a place where people could build long-term careers and participate in the equity they...

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Microsoft MVP Q&A with Jason Farrell

Microsoft MVP Q&A with Jason Farrell

Our very own Jason Farrell,  principal in our Technology practice, was recently named a Microsoft MVP in “Visual Studio and Development Tools”, specifically for his expertise in Xamarin and and his contributions to the tech community. MVP is difficult to attain and a highly prestigious award.  Jason’s recognition comes with a fair amount of hard work – for example MVPs must be...

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The Imperfect Work-Life Balance

The Imperfect Work-Life Balance

How do we serve clients, ourselves and those that matter most?  At each of life’s stages, we are given choices – deciding how we spend our time, when and where we choose to invest in ourselves, how we build and rely upon our network of family and friends.  Although these choices are never easy, they often come up quickly and force you into a decision that will pivot the trajectory of your...

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The Best of Both Worlds

The Best of Both Worlds

When someone accepts an offer to join West Monroe Partners, we use the phrase “Challenge Accepted”. Not because we plan to work them mercilessly, but because the expectations at West Monroe are different.  We do impactful work and solve our clients’ biggest problems. At the same time, as an employee owned company, our people are expected to take ownership of their careers as well as the...

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The Goldilocks of Consulting Firms

The Goldilocks of Consulting Firms

To celebrate achieving top honors in the “Best Places to Work in LA” awards produced by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Manager Grady Ha describes what he values most about working for West Monroe LA.  Whenever the subject of work and life come together, there is always the mention of a balance, and the subsequent question of “where do you see yourself.” Having spent my entire career as a...

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