Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated 4 Jul 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,173 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 168 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 164 reviews)

Cons
  • "relatively longer working hours compared to other types of business(in 228 reviews)

  • "Lots of travel; sometimes to remote parts of India(in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Greatest consulting form to work with"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Jakarta
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great learning and development Enhanced networking Awesome career prospects

    Cons

    Long hours and bad work-life balance

  2. "Good Exit Options"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great Learning And Development for junior team members

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in senior management. Poor retention of ethnically diverse staff

  3. "Amazing learning!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Challenging problems to solve, pushed to learn quickly. The people are truly the best!! Really proud of our senior leadership for being genuine and thoughtful.

    Cons

    Can have long hours on some cases, fast-paced and stressful at times.

  4. "Nice Learning curve"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    it is the best competitive environment

    Cons

    burnout can be a major side-effect

  5. "Great company and culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great office in Boston Lot of perks Great culture

    Cons

    None that stand out to me

  6. "Great Company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Fab Exposure and Good Culture

    Cons

    Long hours and work life balance

  7. "Indian teams are not treated as intelligent contributors"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Amazing perks, company cares for its employees

    Cons

    Case teams do not consider Indian teams as intelligent

  8. "BCG takes care of parents!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Never easy to work in a fast paced job while parenting, but BCG does what it can to make it easier.

    Cons

    It is face-paced and you do work a lot - no getting around that.

  9. "Insane hours, but a rewarding career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Solving some incredibly challenging problems

    Cons

    Working ridiculous hours (including weekends)

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  10. "Great place to work and learn"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and opportunity to work with smart people

    Cons

    Travel can be a lot and experience may vary based on case team

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