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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Ben’s Challenge Accepted Moment

Ben’s Challenge Accepted Moment

Each month we will be highlighting a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Benjamin W. Baenen, a Senior Manager in our Healthcare practice, based in Chicago. How did you get started at West Monroe?…

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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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Jon Magin’s Uncommon Blend

Jon Magin’s Uncommon Blend

Each month we highlight a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Jon Magin, a Senior Manager in West Monroe’s Mergers & Acquisitions practice, based in Seattle. How did you get started at West Monroe?     …

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West Monroe Celebrates LGBT History Month

West Monroe Celebrates LGBT History Month

October is LGBT History Month and as part of our “People First” value we celebrate all of our LGBT employees here at West Monroe Partners. LGBT History Month is rooted in the stories of those that came before and made great sacrifices to pave the way for progress toward equality and inclusion in the workplace and in society.…

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People, Partnerships, Technology: How Lollapalooza is defining the Tune of Customer Experience

People, Partnerships, Technology: How Lollapalooza is defining the Tune of Customer Experience

Fall is officially upon us here in Chicago and with it comes an end to summer, or as some would say, an end to festival season. Chicago is home to many outdoor music festivals over the summer; the biggest and most recognizable being, Lollapalooza. This year Lollapalooza celebrated its 25th anniversary: showcasing 170+ artists and drawing crowds larger than 300,000 music enthusiasts and...

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Top 5 Apps for Consultants

Top 5 Apps for Consultants

How many apps do you have on your phone? How many of them do you consistently use? As someone who is constantly running out of phone storage (yes, I’m upgrading to more storage soon) I have a limited number of installed apps. As of June 2016, there are more than two million apps available for both iPhone and Android users; many of them geared towards increasing productivity.…

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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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CX from the Classroom: What My Favorite College Professors Taught Me About Customer Experience

CX from the Classroom: What My Favorite College Professors Taught Me About Customer Experience

Coming straight from college into consulting, I’ve learned a lot in my first few months on the job. But recently I realized how my time spent in the classroom translates directly to what I’m learning about excellent customer experience. 1. Stay Receptive Professor Saxena – Management Science Management Science coursework revolves around creating and solving with strong links to economics...

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Jessica Klobucar’s Uncommon Blend

Jessica Klobucar’s Uncommon Blend

Each month we highlight a different Dare to be Great employee who embodies the Uncommon Blend or Challenge Accepted attitude that makes West Monroe Partners and everyone that works here so unique! This month, meet Jessica Klobucar, a Senior Marketing Operations Specialist in Shared Services, based in Chicago. How did you get started at West Monroe?…

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