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. "Learning & Opportunities"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Amazing Firm with a lot of global opportunities.

    Cons

    The Hierarchy is very skewed.

  2. "Great place to work"

    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 Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Huge learning and development opportunities and a broad range of experience.

    Cons

    Can be intense, require travel, and can be challenging to chart your own path.

  3. "Good"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Intern 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group part-time

    Pros

    Friendly people and interesting projects

    Cons

    Working hours and bureaucratic issues

  4. "Great company overall"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Human Resources Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great senior leadership and visibility

    Cons

    Poor HR management, Limited career opportunities

  5. "Recruiter Role"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Culture, amazing benefits, working alongside intelligent people, immense opportunities

    Cons

    Can be long working days, fast-paced environment need to adapt quickly

  6. "Great projects and company culture"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    BCG GAMMA fast growing Very interesting projects at the heart of business and data science Great company culture with many bonding opportunities and events Amazing benefits: competitive salary, health insurance, great pension contribution Working with diverse teams across the globe Company is very focused on your learning and development, it being by online training, classes or hands on in your project

    Cons

    Pace of projects can be stressful but most of the time this is a pro because you very rapidly get to output and are impressed at what the team has been able to do in a short amount of time

  7. "Fantastic company to work for. Longer hours can take a toll on personal life."

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Fantastic culture, very steep learning curve, opportunity to try yourself in multiple industries / project set-ups.

    Cons

    Long hours from time to time

  8. "Amazing company"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Really great culture and teaming

    Cons

    Support staff not paid as well for the market

  9. "Good work environment"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Working with smart people is rewarding

    Cons

    Work life balance can be bad

  10. "Great organisation, growing rapidly."

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flat hierarchy. Can voice opinions freely. Excellent socialising

    Cons

    Flat structure in support teams means limited opportunity for progression and pay not that competetive

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