Matt Riordan, Partner, was recently interviewed by Vault on the benefits of focusing on long-term retention in consulting. Ranked #1 Boutique Consulting Firm by Vault, Putnam was featured as a career option that will provide the potential of long-term career and a strong outlook for future opportunities.
“While long-term career retention is a goal, we recognize that not everybody is going to stay at the firm for 10, 15, 20 years like several of the partners. We’ve had tremendous success in getting people into top 5 MBA programs, as an example, after they’ve been with us for 4 or 5 years—they really are able to differentiate their candidacy based on the level of real leadership that they’ve had in the organization here at Putnam, and as a manager and leader for the clients we serve. And when people have left to go into industry-level positions, they’re able to jump in at a much higher level than they otherwise would have been able to at that point in their career if they’d gone directly into industry or another firm with less focus on developing managerial experience.”
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