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Boston Consulting Group CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
941 Ratings
Pros
  • "Working with Wonderful, smart people(in 136 reviews)

  • "Great people, good culture, interesting projects(in 127 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work life balance still has space for improvement(in 432 reviews)

  • "Long hours - same as any top tier consulting firm(in 367 reviews)

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  1. "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
  2. "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
  3. "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
  4. "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

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in the culture and community - BCG feels special because of it Maintain momentum on efforts to protect work life balance

    Boston Consulting Group2016-02-14
  5. "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
  6. "Interesting but demanding job"

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    Current Employee - Project Leader in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Very interesting projects, good salary and benefits, smart people

    Cons

    Demanding job with tough work/life balance, Lack of control and stability

    Boston Consulting Group2019-05-10
  7. "You'll learn a lot"

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    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Steep learning curve, smart people, outstanding reputation

    Cons

    Worklife balance can get messy

    Boston Consulting Group2019-03-31
  8. "Good place to work"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

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

      Pros

      Flexible work arrangements Good projects Smart people

      Cons

      Long hours Slow promotion schedule

      Boston Consulting Group2019-03-02
    • "Great WLB"

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        Current Employee - IT Senior Specialist in New York, NY
        Recommends
        Positive Outlook
        Approves of CEO

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

        Pros

        Working with Wonderful, smart people. Work-life balance (BST side) is great. Health benefits are second to none.

        Cons

        Glassdoor is making me write 5 word minimum. No cons (at least for me).

        Boston Consulting Group2019-01-27
      • "Consultant"

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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 Culture, Smart people, attentive leadership

          Cons

          Long hours and travel make family life difficult

          Boston Consulting Group2019-01-04
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