Kearney is one of the original global management consulting firms that has long specialized in operations and supports clients through large transformations. The firm works with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, as well as governmental and nonprofit organizations. A solidly midsize firm with a strong international reputation, Kearney is poised to offer consultants the best of both worlds: the flexibility and opportunities for exposure of a boutique supported by the infrastructure of a muc...

Company Stats


Employer Type




1,001-5,000 Employees


Featured Rankings

Vault Consulting 50


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Employment Contact

Emily Pier – Recruiting Manager, Campus (Internships)

Firsthand Findings

Kearney appears to be going from strength to strength at the moment, adding both clients and headcount as it successfully navigates the post-pandemic business landscape. Which makes it an exciting team for consultants at the firm—in addition to client work, there are plenty of ways to get involved in building the firm as well.

While quality of life can occasionally suffer during crunch periods, insiders describe a firm that is caring, collegial, and that offers compensation closer to the top of the market than most of the competitors around it. All of that, plus the opportunity to make rapid, well-thought-out career progress make this a firm to pay attention to as part of your search.

About the Company

Kearney has been trusted advisors to the world’s foremost organizations for almost a century and continues to live by the principles established by its founder Andrew Thomas (Tom) Kearney so long ago: “Our success as consultants will depend on the essential rightness of the advice we give and our capacity for convincing those in authority that it is good.”

Kearney is a leading global management consulting firm with more than 4,200 people working in more than 40 countries. They work with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, as well as with the most influential governmental and non-profit organizations.

Kearney is a partner-owned firm with a distinctive, collegial culture that transcends organizational and geographic boundaries—and it shows. Regardless of location or rank, their consultants are down t...

Employee Reviews

  • “A firm that has a huge impact, without compromising the human side of the work.”

  • “Bottom-up problem solving. We work with you, not on you. We know the content, ensuring our team members are expert.”

  • “Kearney is small enough to promote a collegial environment but large enough to meet the needs of F500 clients.”

  • “Seeing employees as humans and actively asking for teammates’ opinions despite their work experience or level—not just consulting robots to build slides.”

  • “Unique size - large enough to compete with anyone, but small enough to minimize rigid hierarchy.”

Getting Hired Here

  • “[The ideal candidate is a] critical-minded problem solver, creative, good listener, works well in teams, curious, high energy, thorough, thoughtful.”

  • “It was very well done. I got a response right away on the progress or feedback from my interview which was very helpful and a great sign.”

  • “Mix of case and behavioral, 2 rounds. Ideal candidate is extremely skilled in a broad set of areas. Top notch talent.”

  • “The firm was incredibly high touch during my interview process which went a long way, especially because other firms I was interviewing with had terrible communication (even those at which I received offers).”

  • “The recruiter was very involved, approachable and accommodating. I appreciated how communicative my recruiter and interviewers were.”