Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated 17 May 2021

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,700 Ratings
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. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year
      Featured Review

      A great place to learn and grow

      8 May 2021 - Associate Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Opportunities to work on diverse problems with different clients - Get exposure to tough and complex situations early in career - Great salary growth and bonuses - Good additional benefits and employee well being focus

      Cons

      - Maintaining Work life balance gets tough - Frequent travel to client location

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Best company I've ever worked for

      14 May 2021 - Specialist in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Amazing culture - Genuine friends for life - Great salary/bonus/compensation packages - Rewarding work - Career progression - Big focus on affiliation and socials

      Cons

      - High expectations (work hard play hard)

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place to work, challenge you to achieve your potential

      10 May 2021 - Project Leader in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great people, exciting and interesting work, engaging at C-suite level, solving most interesting problems for companies, governments and NGOs - to have an impact

      Cons

      Long hours, you get out what you put in

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great personal growth and learning opportunities

      5 May 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of personal growth opportunities Good salary and bonus Very transparent career track and promotion cycles Colleagues who have high aspirations and want to do high quality work

      Cons

      Hard work and long hours For family oriented people, travel might be challenging in long term

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing compensation for hard work delivering at pace with real impact

      1 May 2021 - Project Leader in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great exposure, good people, steep learning curve

      Cons

      Work-life balance High-pressure role PL job is the most challenging role in the firm

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Brilliant culture!

      2 May 2021 - Summer Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Brilliant people and fun projects

      Cons

      Hard work but is expected

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good company to work for

      9 May 2021 - Director in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice people, nice office, nice place to work

      Cons

      Highly political, poor decision making, BST & CT staff approached very differently

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good place to start a career

      7 Apr 2021 - Associate in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with exceptionally bright people, (mostly) interesting work/projects

      Cons

      Salaries not keeping pace with similar top graduate roles in Finance and Tech, some questionable non strategy projects to avoid in London office

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great

      29 Apr 2021 - brand marketing senior manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Supportive teams and senior management, good can-do attitude, good career growth opportunity as well as good benefits.

      Cons

      Long working hours and a lot of calls between different time zones make it hard to maintain personal life-work balance.

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Amazing Compnay

      6 Apr 2021 - Consultant 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      smart people, interesting work, fast career opportunities

      Cons

      Long hours, a lot of travel, variability of staffing

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