Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,958 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. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great job

      12 Nov 2018 - Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, interesting work, good career progression

      Cons

      Sometimes long hours and occasional travel

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good work environment

      8 Mar 2020 - Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Working with smart people is rewarding

      Cons

      Work life balance can be bad

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great Employer

      8 Oct 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Excellent work, super smart people, great opportunities

      Cons

      Very federated model and sometimes to many silos

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Consultant

      17 Feb 2019 - Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, high level of impact, quick career progression

      Cons

      Lots of travel, long working hours

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Consultant

      14 Feb 2016 - Consultant in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing culture and really smart people

      8 Nov 2013 - Consultant II in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      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

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great firm to work for

      24 Jan 2021 - Senior Associate in New Delhi
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A steep learning curve, interesting projects, smart people

      Cons

      Poor work-life balance may be an issue

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company to work for

      24 Jan 2021 - Senior Associate in Mumbai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A steep learning curve, smart people, great projects, good exit options

      Cons

      Work life balance, demanding work

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Incredible

      12 Jan 2021 - Marketing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      smart people, love the culture, lots of growth opportunities

      Cons

      work hours can be long

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great firm to work for and build career

      13 Jan 2021 - Consultant in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, exciting work opportunities

      Cons

      Long working hours during the weekdays

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