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Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "smart people"

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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1,243 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 161 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 159 reviews)

Cons
  • "the long hours (should already know this)(in 450 reviews)

  • "Crazy working hours and expectation(in 216 reviews)

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  1. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 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

    Smart people, interesting work, good career progression

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours and occasional travel

    Boston Consulting Group2018-11-12
  2. "Good work environment"

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    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

    Boston Consulting Group2020-03-08
  3. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 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

    Smart people, high level of impact, quick career progression

    Cons

    Lots of travel, long working hours

    Boston Consulting Group2019-02-17
  4. "Great Employer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent work, super smart people, great opportunities

    Cons

    Very federated model and sometimes to many silos

    Boston Consulting Group2018-10-08
  5. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 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

    Great diversity and interesting work Extremely smart people Fantastic culture - people want you to succeed Strong exit opportunities - a wide range of paths

    Cons

    WLB can be challenging, and is often unpredictable (just like any top-tier consulting firm) If doing a travel project, can be away from home Monday to Thursday

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    Boston Consulting Group2016-02-14
  6. "Amazing culture and really smart people"

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    Current Employee - Consultant II 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

    Great stimulating case work Very down to earth culture - a bunch of smart people that like to help each other and solve tough problems

    Cons

    Hours, but that is like any consulting job

    Boston Consulting Group2013-11-08
  7. "Overall great place"

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    Current Employee - Associate in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, challenging problems, great perks

    Cons

    w/l balance (common to consulting), if you end up with bad case leadership you'll be miserable

    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-28
  8. Helpful (1)

    "Hard work and high expectations, but worth it for 2 to 3 years"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Amazing amount of learning - Great exit opportunities - Working with super smart people - Travel if you like it - Experiences that are extremely diverse - Ability to be given responsibility, way above tenure would suggest

    Cons

    - Very long hours - Extremely high expectations - High stress environment

    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-17
  9. "Great place!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Smart people from the best schools

    Cons

    Long hours, a lot of repetition

    Boston Consulting Group2020-03-05
  10. "Great firm and culture"

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    Current Employee - Air Traffic Control Specialist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Challenging environment, smart people, good worklife balance

    Cons

    Lack of inspiring senior leaders

    Boston Consulting Group2020-01-30
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