Bain & Company Reviews

Updated 6 Aug 2020

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4.6
93%
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Bain & Company Worldwide Managing Partner Manny Maceda
Manny Maceda
675 Ratings
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  • "Hours and travel can be tough but that is true of any consulting job(in 58 reviews)

  • "Long working hours, stressful projects due to pressures of client services delivery(in 58 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Case Team Leader in London, England

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Plenty of learning opportunities in many industries and areas

    Cons

    Quite an intense job with travel and the hours

  2. "Standard elite management consulting firm"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in London, England

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Lots of perks, good pay

    Cons

    Long hours, little fulfillment from work


  3. "Supportive, challenging place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Smart, nice and driven people.

    Cons

    Long working hours can lead to unsustainable experience

  4. "High pressure and results driven"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Executive/Personal Assistant in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great people/invested in personal development

    Cons

    Middle management issues, very cliquey, and if your face doesn't fit as a 'bainie' they will find a way to oust you!

  5. COVID-19

    "Incredible investment in people"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    From the word go the level of investment in the people at Bain is phenomenal. The clients are great and the work is really interesting and varied.

    Cons

    Not their fault but coronavirus WFH makes life difficult.

  6. "Best place to start a career"

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

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    loved pretty much all of it

    Cons

    got a little boring after more than a handful of years

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  7. "Great teaming and impact"

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Results oriented culture, high performing self-motivated teams, very supportive environment

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard to maintain when you're pushing to grow in the career.

  8. "Great culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Really supportive culture, good teamwork, interesting work

    Cons

    Long working hours and low sustainability

  9. "Best Company"

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    -Management -Work life -Friends forever -Attitude of colleagues -Hard workers

    Cons

    No Cons at all. - Amazing

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  10. "Good place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great work environment and culture overall

    Cons

    Slightly less mature than its direct competitors

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