Boston Consulting Group Reviews

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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Pros
  • "Great people who help you be the best version of yourself(in 196 reviews)

  • "Great smart people to work with(in 193 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours, remote work(in 313 reviews)

  • "Poor work life balance, lots of travel(in 73 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year
      Featured Review

      Great company, strong learning curve

      Jun 9, 2021 - Project Leader in Berlin
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Knowhow of BCG is above industry, great learnings for the team, very high client delivery work.

      Cons

      Also BCG works hard to optimize work-life-balance, its still a consulting company

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Best

      Sep 15, 2021 - Consultant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Good firm to work at

      Cons

      Long hours so it's bad for work life balance

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Good working environment

      Sep 11, 2021 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Recently increased pay across the firm by 10% very nice

      Cons

      Not the biggest name in the industry

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Excellent work culture, warm people

      Sep 7, 2021 - Associate in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Work variety, driven and warm coworkers, generous additional benefits

      Cons

      12-15 hour work days, travelling is tiring

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Exceptional environment

      Sep 13, 2021 - Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      -Continuous improvement -Exceptional benefits -Challenging and impactful projects

      Cons

      -Work life balance -Stretched teams / capacity

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great Learning Experience but needs better lifestyle

      Sep 12, 2021 - Consultant in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Learning Experience, Challenging Problems, Talented People

      Cons

      Lifestyle not so sustainable, Remote working is less fun

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    7. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great for learning

      Sep 12, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - good career opportunities - very smart people - good benefits

      Cons

      - poor work life balance - understaffed in many roles

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

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      Aug 25, 2021 - Corporate Secretarial Executive in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Excellent organisation. Extremely strong on values and collaborative atmosphere

      Cons

      none that I can think of

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Really great place to work!

      Aug 24, 2021 - Data Scientist in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Fast past and interesting work with very smart, humble, helpful people. Not only do you have the opportunity to improve technical skills, the learnings from a business perspective are huge.

      Cons

      A good work-life balance is tricky to achieve - hours are often long and there is a lot of travel.

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Exceptional people

      Aug 20, 2021 - Partner in London, England, England
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      Pros

      Fabulous opportunities with great colleagues

      Cons

      It’s a high bar to stay above

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