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Updated 16 January 2019
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Pros
  • "Steep learning curve and exposure to multiple industries and practice areas" (in 84 reviews)

  • "PTO" program baked in to cases to help proactively address work-life balance & other case experience issues" (in 76 reviews)

Cons
  • "work-life balance (but it is improving)" (in 412 reviews)

  • "Sometimes long hours on the road" (in 344 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

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    "Fantastic workplace"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    +People & culture
    +Challenging work
    +Family feeling at the office
    +Benefits (the office provides tennis, naprapath, massage, yoga, PT-trainings etc)
    +Nice office

    Cons

    Can’t think of anything negative


  2. "1st year associate at strategy department"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Associate in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Responsibility, prestige, client facing, international opportunities, exit opportunities, steep learning curve

    Cons

    Long hours, unpredictability, low work life balance

  3. "Good Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent pay, great mobility options

    Cons

    Slightly demanding work life routine


  4. "ABSOLUTELY AMAZING"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Learning and Development in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Learning and Development in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    BENEFITS are out of this world
    Culture of development (support from management)
    Make you feel valued
    Candid feedback
    You have control and to build your own career path

    Cons

    Internal employee pay is nothing to brag about.
    Complex internal structure can make it difficult to see straightforward career progression unless you're on the consulting track.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing. You make your people feel valued.


  5. "Great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Best people to work with, awesome spirit, good work environment

    Cons

    High pressure to perform (one needs to able to handle stress)


  6. "BCG"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people, good culture, interesting projects

    Cons

    There can be intense travel


  7. "Project leader"

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    Current Employee - Project Leader in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Project Leader in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    High Salary, good to learn, high impact

    Cons

    Long working hours, too many travels

    Advice to Management

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  8. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great Culture, Smart people, attentive leadership

    Cons

    Long hours and travel make family life difficult


  9. "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA (US)

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    -Great working environment and coworkers
    -Offices are clean and nice to work in

    Cons

    -Little to no personal time


  10. "Great place to work, great people"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Access to some of the worlds foremost executives from day 1, very hands on training, teaches you structure and frameworks

    Cons

    Long hours, limited say in staffing engagements, lots of travel (some like it)