Eagle Hill is a family-run, woman-owned firm. The firm prides itself on “unconventional consulting”: an outside-the-box, “living lab” approach to client engagement. Innovative ideas and creative solutions are tested out within the firm before being brought to market, which puts people at the heart of the process and measures the real impact of business strategies before they are proposed to clients. The result is a sandbox working environment that encourages boldness and experimentation.
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Eagle Hill has been growing rapidly of late and is starting to bump up against some of the realities of “not-quite-a-boutique-anymore” life, including challenges with attracting enough talent to meet demand in an employee’s market.
One thing that does not appear to be changing, however, is the firm’s exemplary approach to work-life balance. Eagle Hill is a company that does consulting with a hearty side of concern for its employees. Indeed, the firm is built around the concept of reasonable hours, and offering the ability to take downtime whenever needed—a rarity in the consulting field.
Of course, that approach does come with a catch—compensation at Eagle Hill isn’t as generous as elsewhere in the...
Billing itself as a "family-run, woman-owned company," Eagle Hill Consulting serves clients in five distinct sectors: financial services; public service; nonprofit; health and life sciences; and media, technology and entertainment. With offices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, Boston, MA and Seattle, WA, the firm offers a range of consulting services that includes strategy and performance, talent, and change.
Having been in business for nearly two decades, Eagle Hill stands out from the crowd in a number of ways-starting with its "unconventional consulting" tagline. The firm has picked up numerous awards as an employer and for the quality of its work and highlights the unconventional career paths of its employees on its site. (The site itself is not your ...
Why work at Eagle Hill Consulting? Let our people count the (unconventional) ways. You’ll find: we recruit for cultural fit, not just for the role. An empowering environment that encourages employees to present new ideas and see them through. A group of bright, diverse, and driven people from different backgrounds. Watch the video to hear more from the consultants who make Eagle Hill a welcoming, collaborative, and fun place to work.
“Candidates submit a resume, complete a career history form, complete a phone screening with a recruiter, and complete a tandem interview with two employees. Some candidates also do a competency interview with an employee. Our firm is looking for "A players," which are people who have demonstrated a pattern of rising to the top of across their education and work experience, and people who meet the core competencies for their role, such as a team building and collaboration, project management, solution development, etc.”
“Eagle Hill seeks experienced problem-solvers; even the most entry-level role at Eagle Hill requires somewhere in the 2-3 years of prior experience range (with some rare exceptions). Eagle Hill is perhaps somewhat unique in the consulting market in that it welcomes "unconventional" backgrounds, meaning that not all candidates are required to come strictly from consulting (though many do, including all hired at mid-level and above). For those with "unconventional" backgrounds, Eagle Hill looks for aptitude in behavioral competencies such as problem solving, collaboration, drive, and adaptability, assuming that with the right foundation, the harder "consulting" skills can be acquired on the job.”