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Boston Consulting Group Senior Associate Reviews

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  1. "Senior Associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    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
  2. "Amazing clients, challenging work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate 

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

    Pros

    Amazing clients, challenging work

    Cons

    Hours and travel can be annoying

    Boston Consulting Group2019-08-01
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Associate (Experienced Hire)"

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

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

    Pros

    BCG is a tremendous place to build core competence on business fundamentals - from financial modelling to organisation design and capabilities. Most of all you learn the art of "corporate storytelling" - which is imperative for a career at a large company. Fantastic lifestyle, from flights to hotels, everything is designed to maximize your comfort to get the job done People around are highly intelligent and (even...

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    Cons

    Experienced hires - your previous experience is used more as a credibility builder for the firm, rather than an opportunity to leverage your knowledge and skills. Consulting people are part of a mold - and they push everyone to be the same. Work life balance is a big issue - 14 hours days are a minimum

    Advice to Management

    Learn to understand and leverage knowledge and skills experienced hires bring

    Boston Consulting Group2018-09-27
  4. "Great learning"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    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
  5. "BCG - London"

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

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

    Pros

    People, Perks, Culture, Food, Location

    Cons

    Hours, Negative feedback culture, Lack of interesting true 'strategy' projects

    Boston Consulting Group2016-06-21
  6. "Great culture, good comp, good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture, variety, support, learning and development opportunities, work life balance for the industry, flexible time off

    Cons

    Lack of control over projects you work on, some managers are tough

    Advice to Management

    Be careful about the types of people you promote

    Boston Consulting Group2015-12-10
  7. "Amazing"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Milan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Outstanding colleagues, you can learn a lot

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, as usual for the industry

    Boston Consulting Group2019-04-17
  8. "Senior associate"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Very good in terms of learning and salary

    Cons

    Very very hectic life schedules.

    Advice to Management

    Organise cultural and social events regularly to destress employees.

    Boston Consulting Group2019-02-22
  9. "Great people - tough working life"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with the smartest people around

    Cons

    Expect a hell of a life

    Boston Consulting Group2019-02-19
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good starting point, challenging in long term"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good exposure, large client base

    Cons

    Long working hours, competitive working environment

    Boston Consulting Group2018-11-24
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