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Boston Consulting Group CEO Rich Lesser
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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Top consulting firm - great environment

    Cons

    There are no cons really - work life balance

    Boston Consulting Group2018-08-31
  2. "HR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Positive work environment, good leadership.

    Cons

    There are not any significant cons.

    Advice to Management

    .................

    Boston Consulting Group2018-08-26
  3. "Full time consultant working close with clients"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great client focus and work place culture

    Cons

    High pressure environment when deal happening

    Advice to Management

    Better pay

    Boston Consulting Group2018-06-13
  4. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, interesting work, always learning.

    Cons

    Work life balance hard to achieve sometimes.

    Advice to Management

    Encourage your teams more during the hard slog.

    Boston Consulting Group2018-05-11
  5. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Working with clever people on interesting problems

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of travel

    Advice to Management

    Make the performance review process more transparent

    Boston Consulting Group2018-04-04
  6. "Great learning"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Intelligent colleagues, so amazing opportunities, lots of chances to learn.

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travel

    Boston Consulting Group2018-04-03
  7. "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Working with highly qualified colleagues

    Cons

    Sometimes unpredictable working hours, life work balance

    Advice to Management

    Support engaged employees

    Boston Consulting Group2018-03-02
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Recruiter"

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    Current Employee - Recruiter in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    I truly enjoy working at BCG and am very much enjoying my role here. My position is varied and challenging, I am learning a great deal and I feel I am growing professionally each day. Alongside this, I feel supported and nurtured.

    Cons

    I don't have any concerns relating to my role and the wider business at this point.

    Boston Consulting Group2018-02-08
  9. Helpful (5)

    "Good starting place"

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    Former Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Intelligent people Access to ideas and frameworks Free coke in cafe Some interesting travel Good formal trainings and continuing professional development available

    Cons

    Limited interest in any purpose other than quarterly share-holder return for client Poor work-life balance Juniors and partners very good; middle management less impressive. Project managers don't have incentives to really develop their employees

    Advice to Management

    Sometimes there is a tension between creativity and efficiency and BCG prioritises the latter. Middle managers are often bad people developers. Some project leaders showed excellence in this area but left, whereas others were very poor and still kept their jobs / got promoted. Work-life balance remains a problem. The problem for many is not the number of hours but the amount of uncertainty about hours - there could...

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    Boston Consulting Group2018-01-30
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Thoughts"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Really great people who are friendly and smart - made friends for life here

    Cons

    Depending on the project, hours can be tough

    Boston Consulting Group2018-01-18
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