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ZS

Headquarters:Evanston, Illinois(United States)5,001-10,000 Employees
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Employee Reviews
(Winged ratings measure job satisfaction on scale of 1 to 5)
Anonymous Review Image
"There were many women in my office so that promoted an understanding toward the needs of parental leave."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Equal opportunity for both men and women. Enough opportunity to learn and grow"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Activity Manager, Customer Service
Recent Salary
$25k-$50k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
"I don't have children"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"ZS's three values are do the right thing, treat people right, and get it right. By living these values, we foster mutrual respect and trust among our people and our clients. This allows us to have a culture of flexibility. For example, ZS allows for the flexibility to balance your work & life, whether it be working part-time or setting boundaries for when you want to be offline / with family. As long as you provide the respect for your teams, your teams will respect you and your other commitments"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"be ready to discard personal priorities and your social life!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"flexible on a day to day only because the hours you DO work are back -breaking "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Maybe"

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"Very fair organization in terms of treating men and women for both growth and compensation. Great opportunities to push your career ahead"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Business Operations Manager, Analytics
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"There is a strong Focus on women initiatives; good flexibility and benefits"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$50k-$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
16 Weeks Paid | 4 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is a great place to work and I have always felt very supported as a female in this firm. There is a program, called Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) that focuses on helping all women build successful careers at the firm. Many of the initiatives they support have enhanced the working environment for all people, regardless of gender. The program is structured around 3 primary pillars - professional growth, inclusive work environment and individual choices to accommodate changing career and life priorities. This program has been instrumental in providing women across the firm support and mentorship as they grow in their career at ZS. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Director, Human Resources
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
4 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"That ZS truly commits to equality across all areas of our business. Many of our senior leaders are not only understanding but invite the conversation on how we can improve the experience of women at ZS. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Corporate roles have slightly less flexibility in their roles, would be great to have this "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Women are respected and valued at ZS. ZS actively pushes for women to be in leadership positions and provides great maternity benefits."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Recruiter
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"ZS is very supportive and inclusive of all employees regardless of gender"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Communications & HR Manager, Human Resources
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I have worked at a company in the past where, as a woman, I never felt fully comfortable in the office. At ZS, the message that our women are just as valuable as our men is constantly expressed. I feel incredibly supported and that I have the resources and mentorship I need to continue to succeed in my career."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Flex hours are absolutely supported. It is a commonly known thing at ZS that they would rather have valuable employees work part time or flex hours than not have them work at all. I know a lot of new mothers are able to cut down on their working hours to take care of their families."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
"I know ZS offers great maternity leave and flex hours upon return to work. We also have nursing/new mother rooms in our Evanston offices that offer privacy if needed."
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Career progression for women here is very encouraging. All employees, at various levels, will take the initiative to promote a healthy and interactive culture. Work life balance and growth opportunities are great! I really love working here and plan to do so for the next decade. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"ZS cares about work life balance and promotes a supportive culture for women in the work place. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"As a women at ZS you have a lot of diverse opportunities - you are not confined to gender roles at all. Many men support and respect women here"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"women don't support you as much as you would want to think so. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
2.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"No"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Ask another woman on the team you'd be working for for her candid opinions - there is variability, but ZS employees are pretty transparent people!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"The hours are flexible, but we are expected to work about 47.5 hours a week on client work, not including any proposal writing, learning and development, or office activities. This type of aggressive staffing is very difficult to manage as a parent & a woman. I am fortunate to work for a team that lets me work very odd hours to achieve this and have limited out of driving distance, but this is very challenging for me to handle as a single parent"
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I feel very respected here and think that women feel valued. My mentor and role model is a leader here at ZS!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"It is a great place to work! Great benefits, smart people!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"If you are upfront and have alignment, it is flexible."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"If you are willing to ask, they are always willing to consider the option"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"This firm works very hard to keep its culture and ensure its people feel valued. Their flexibility is amazing as I have been told many times that they would rather have some of me than none of me. Additionally, they really help to put family first. When I had to go off work suddenly 10 weeks ahead of my maternity leave due date, there were never any questions asked. They picked up everything I had going on, and made sure I was able to focus on doing what I needed to do for my future baby (who arrived safely just after her due date). Great company!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Manager, Strategy & Business Development
Recent Salary
>$150k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
16 Weeks Paid | 36 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"It is an incredible place where they support women being successful in whatever way that means to them"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"ZS has good flexibility and generally a better travel schedule than other consulting firms. The workload is definitely significant, but that is to be expected in this industry. We also have an excellent women's group/women's leadership initiative that is helping push even more for our opportunities and equality. I feel it is a special place with a really great culture for men and women alike."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"The hours are quite substantial, but I feel that we can "move them around" as needed in order to honor our personal commitments. As long as you get your work done, you can leave or work from home at basically any point as needed."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Honestly, I couldn't imagine a better company to work for. The benefits are generous (and equal for women), the culture is extremely genuine, collaborative and respectful - I can count on my colleagues to help out when I'm in need with projects or with personal situations, and to really be a sounding board as I navigate my career. The professional development opportunity is huge - I have a few mentors, men and women, who proactively give me advice to try and help me to succeed and advance in my career. Further, there are many initiatives driven from the top to ensure we have the right mechanisms in place to support women in their progression to leadership positions in the firm."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Business Manager, Strategy & Business Development
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Flexibility is incredible. My team (both supervisors and reports) respect my judgement of personal commitments and are always willing to adapt our work schedule if need be (e.g. doctor's appointment, contractor at home, family milestones/event)."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"The flexibility of working here makes having a career and a family fairly sustainable. Of course, you need to protect your time both at work and at home, and there will be required time-shifting, but overall, life here is balanced. There are some issues that the company is trying to sort out (more women in leadership, unconscious bias), but they address it head-on and are very open to feedback. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Consultant, Business Intelligence
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"I've never felt like I've been treated differently because I am a woman."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Other"
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"They are open to discuss your needs"
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"The women's leadership initiative is very strong at ZS and encourages discussion about gender diversity and networking between female employees."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Work is interesting and it's enjoyable to work in a firm filled with top level performers. It's a great collaborative environment and knowledge sharing. We truly enjoy going to work every day! "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Position or Department
Office Administrator, Administrative
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"More than anything is hiring more staff. It is a very demanding industry that trickles down to all departments. ZSers are passionate about their work. We are very busy and tackling work and internal initiatives all at the same time. At times the balance is off. We should continue to focus on retaining good talent by not burning them out."
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
14 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"don't be intimidated by male dominated environment - your male peers do want you to feel comfortable enough to speak up"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Associate, Analytics
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Maybe"

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Anonymous Review Image
"It's a great place to work. I have several female mentors and role models. Not as many women in leadership as I'd like, but that's changing."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"You have the support and opportunity to learn and grow and not feel guilty when taking time off!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
"it was 100% paid"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"Great flexibility - very easy to work from home / remote, even working part-time is an option"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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Anonymous Review Image
"I am not someone who believes in work vs. life... we have one life. My children and family, my work, my passions... all are a part of that life, and we need to find our own sense of balance. It changes over time, and what you need is a company and a support system that helps you adapt and achieve the balance that is right for you. We work hard, for sure. But today I am a partner running a large practice with amazing responsibility, a large team, and a lot to do. I have a 13-year old stepdaughter, a 14-month old daughter, and hopefully one more to come into our family whom I spend quality time with. I sit on the board of a charity and my MBA alumni association. I have date nights with my husband, and see my family and friends. My point is, balance and work/life is what we make it and what we are comfortable with across these various aspects of our lives. And while it is hard work and high expectations to work in consulting, ZS is an environment I have always found to be supportive along the way. ZS values who you are as you and what you bring. ZS is also a values-driven and high-ethics culture. I am proud to be a partner here. I worked in 6 companies before this, and never imagined I would stay anywhere for 13 years. Now I can't imagine being anywhere else! "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Life happens. Consulting is an intense career, but in my 13 years at ZS, life has thrown me some real curve balls - some very positive, and some exceedingly difficult. I have always been amazed by the genuine support and care offered by my ZS family along the way. When I have needed to adjust schedule, I could. When I have needed someone to help fill in, they did. And when others need it, I am there for them too. That is ZS. Living the values: Get it right. Do the right thing. Treat people right. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
10 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
"I had 10 weeks paid leave, but with saved up maternity and sick, I actually took another 14 weeks. So I was home for 6 months. "
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS has an amazing culture, very family oriented, strong focus on people helping each other grow and develop and adding value to our clients."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Principal
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
8 Weeks Paid | 4 Weeks Unpaid
"my leave was a few years ago since then the company has enhanced the maternity and paternity leave policies to better support new parents."
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS believes in a merit base advancement and they walk the talk for the most part. However, unconscious bias plays into all of our daily lives; but as an organization they are addressing bias actively. ZS has a very active group of woman and men working on the importance of a diverse community and supporting issues that women face in the workplace."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Working in consulting, or any professional services firm, requires setting your own limits and sticking by them. In more than 10 years at ZS, I've rarely felt pressure from my advisors or senior partners to achieve specific objectives; most of the pressure is self-imposed from wanting to reach my own professional goals. I've had to learn to say no to certain client and internal opportunities to create more time for family and my own personal priorities. There's no question that ZS offers great flexiblity to women and men! It's simply up to you as an individual to determine your own schedule and work style, then communicate it to others and stick by your own resolutions. Learning to balance and honor your commitments to clients, ZS team members, and your friends & family outside of ZS is an essential part of long-term success. Fortunately there are many women (and men) at ZS who are happy to share their approaches and help you find what works best for your own needs..."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"ZS has improved our family leave policy to enable greater freedom and financial support for new parents, and expanded options under flex time options -- both of which provide great flexibility. ZS remains a very team-oriented enviroment, and we always prioritize client service -- both of which require significant time in office or onsite at client organizations to foster strong collaboration with teams and clients. Within those parameters, ZSers have a lot of flexiblity to set their own schedules. Because most projects are staffed with 3-4 team members, others can cover for you if want time to drop off/pick up kids, schedule medical appointments, take a real vacation, and more. One of our core values is "treating people right," which means ZSers support each other inside the office and out. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
16 Weeks Paid | 8 Weeks Unpaid
"ZS offers up to 16 weeks of paid maternity leave, however individuals can choose to extend parental leave using vacation time or unpaid leave time. There is paid leave for men, too."
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS offers true flexibility in terms of the roles and responsibilities women can take during career transitions"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Associate Principal, Strategy & Business Development
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
12 Weeks Paid | 4 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"The culture is unique - in a very positive sense: Everything is possible, ideas are valued and when showing strong performance on client work, all doors are open - even and especially for women!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$50k-$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
20 Weeks Paid | 15 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is a great place, it is very collaborative and non-political. All views are heard and respected and the environment is very supportive. It makes a really good place for a woman to work at."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"One of ZS core values is treat people right, and in the 12 years I've worked there they have shown again and again that they do that."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Outcomes focused, rather than process focused. It's about your results and not face times or meaningless metrics"
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
16 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
"This includes saved up vacation"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"While there is room for improvement for all employees it's a pretty great place to work and it has a culture of continued improvement so where those opportunities exist, more than likely something is happening"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Principal, Marketing
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"There is more flexibility than you may realize - it's often a matter of having the conversation"
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Improving our women’s engagement has been an area of recent focus for ZS and we've made amazing strides in the past five years. ZS is now a great place to work for women. The dedication of the leadership team, the culture of the firm, and the flexibility and investment they make in individuals is unparalleled."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is a great place to learn and develop strong consulting skills."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Other"
Position or Department
Associate
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"It's not the policies which make flex work, it is the people. And there are great people at ZS"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$50k-$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Official flex time options"
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
10 Weeks Paid | 10 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I feel that I am treated as an equal, my opinions are valued, and my work has real impact. Work-life balance is only improving."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Recent Salary
$80k-$100k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is an incredible place to work for women. When I was out with my first child, other MBA classmates were also having their first child. Very few were able to create a meaningful part-time role with their employer. At ZS, there is flexibility to create a role that works for your family and still keeps you thinking and growing. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Manager, Strategy & Business Development
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
6 Weeks Paid | 26 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I have always felt very supported at ZS and love that they truly stick to their values. I think they provide a great work life balance and opportunities for career advancement. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Improve my compensation"
Position or Department
Sales
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is full of smart, humble, and kind people which you cannot say for many companies. They also take the time to specifically support women through programs like the Women's Leadership Initiative."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Other"
Position or Department
Business Associate, Marketing
Recent Salary
$50k-$80k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is a place where women can excel, I have worked in other industries and other consulting companies. What I can say about ZS, more than any other place I have worked in my 20 years as a professional, is that they care. They invest significantly in their employees, stress the value of always doing the right thing, and once a concern or problem is identified they make an effort to understand and resolve it. Consulting is a challenging profession no matter where you are - you go into it expecting to work long hours and deal with challenging situations, However the support at ZS makes these times seems less hard and even enjoyable. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
"Of course in the world of consulting, client demands play a big part in driving your daily schedule and workload. Ebbs and flows are expected. But ZS provides the flexibility that allows you to meet these demands in a way that also allows you to meet your own personal and family needs. Working from home so I can make my mid-day doctor's appointment, leaving early so I can attend school plays and concerts and then completing work later - these are not problems to the extent I am able to respond to the requests of my clients and teams. "
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Respect for people - and respect for women - is paramount here. While we have areas where we can improve, I truly see this as as close to a meritocracy as any place I have been."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Managing Principal, Strategy & Business Development
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS cares about its employees and works to ensure that everything feels valued and respected. They do their best to match you with projects that you'd enjoy and that fit your interest."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Strategy Consultant, Healthcare
Recent Salary
$100k-$150k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I have worked at ZS for a long time. I have felt fully supported in both my personal and professional goals. While we could use more women in leadership positions, I feel that I have many growth opportunities. I cannot imagine working anywhere else."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Managing Principal
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"ZS is a great place to work as a woman. I joined as a post-MBA consultant and found ZS to be a place that offered lots of great female leaders and role models, as well as work that was both interesting and challenging. While I haven't taken advantage of many of the benefits ZS offers regarding flexible work hours or family benefits, I think they are quite strong!"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Manager, Marketing
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Fantastic network of senior leaders who invest in themselves and each other."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Not sure"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Managing Principal
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Work life balance is not fun here - at all levels"
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Manager
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
12 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"No"

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"Respect for people is inherent to the ZS culture. Our core values—do the right thing, treat people right and get it right—guide everything we do. As a woman, it is by far the best place I've ever worked - both in terms of the opportunity to make an impact with our clients, but also from an internal support and respect standpoint. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Not much; it's a great place to work"
Position or Department
Principal, Marketing
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies, Culture, Hours
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"Decline in supporting female leadership and progression. Management is aware it's an issue but not doing much. "
Overall Job Satisfaction:
3.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"No"
Does the CEO support gender diversity?
"Yes"
One thing ZS can improve?
"Promote more women into leadership positions"
Position or Department
Enterprise, Human Resources
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$20k-$50k
Level of Flexibility
1
2
3
4
5
Work-Life Friendly Attributes:
Policies
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Maybe"

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"Although I was treated fairly, management typically consisted of men. During client meetings, I was often the only woman in the room. Although I never felt uncomfortable, I was aware of that fact."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
4.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
$0-$25k
Recent Bonus
$0-$10k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I have had a long career with ZS and I have never once felt treated differently from my male colleagues. Your career at ZS is really what you want to make of it. If you "lean in" the opportunities are unbounded. I was able to come back on a part-time schedule post my maternity leave and have really been able to work with the leaders to continue to have a challenging and exciting career while I raise my young children. There are an increasing number of women in senior leadership roles who I see as true role models."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
HQ
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
$10k-$20k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I am married with a working spouse and 3 kids. I have felt very supported by colleagues and leaders as I balance the needs of family and work. I have worked at several other organizations (large and small) and this is the least biased organization I have ever encountered."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"No"
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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"I have worked with ZS for over 10 years. ZS supported me by providing flexibility as I earned my MBA part-time. Beyond that, I was offered the flexibility I needed through having two kids, included 2 maternity leaves and working on a reduced scheduled for 4 years. Throughout this period, I stayed client facing, led a practice area, and continued to advance in my career. I have always felt respected and encouraged to continue to grow, learn, and take on new roles."
Overall Job Satisfaction:
5.0
Are women & men treated equally?
"Yes"
Position or Department
Managing Principal, Business Consulting
Recent Salary
>$150k
Recent Bonus
>$100k
Did you take Maternity leave?
"Yes"
17 Weeks Paid | 0 Weeks Unpaid
Would you recommend ZS to other women?
"Yes"

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