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Bain & Company Reviews

Updated Feb 21, 2020

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4.6
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Bain & Company Worldwide Managing Partner Manny Maceda
Manny Maceda
593 Ratings
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  • "Cases vary and can sometimes be very demanding with long hours(in 454 reviews)

  • "Work life balance might be bad on some cases(in 396 reviews)

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  1. "They really invest in your development"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The best people to work with! Everyone is so smart! Great resources available and unbelievable perks. Inclusive work space.

    Cons

    Base salary should be more comparable to BCG and McKinsey if the firm wants to really be #1. Hours can be long but not too bad relatively. Try to get more cases across different verticals.

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    Bain & Company2020-02-06
  2. "Great organisation"

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    Current Employee - Analyst 

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    A truly global company

    Cons

    Very selective and standard selection process and criteria. Loses out on top talent

    Bain & Company2019-11-09
  3. "Amazing people and learning"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture super awesome team

    Cons

    You work very hard (but learning is great)

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    Bain & Company2019-09-20
  4. "Good learning"

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    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Good training and learning. Good team

    Cons

    Long hours and demanding environment

    Bain & Company2019-06-04
  5. "Great Company to Build Career Foundation"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent training and development for new hires. Great and clear career trajectory. Investment in coaching throughout career. Excellent compensation.

    Cons

    Long hours and stressful situations are common.

    Bain & Company2019-03-13
  6. "Great people!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    People, intellectual challenge, clear career progression

    Cons

    Travel, Long hours, high turnover

    Bain & Company2019-01-09
  7. "The best place to start your career"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - The people are exceptional and it feels like a group of your best friends from day one - No business politics due the structure of consulting - Ever changing teams, work, locations; keeps it very interesting - Many financial incentives and programs such as office transfers

    Cons

    - It's not an easy job, in fact, it's very challenging but it fuels rapid personal growth so it's not something you can necessarily detach

    Bain & Company2019-01-04
  8. "Great culture"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bain is really known for its culture and they invest in it. People are generally fun to work with

    Cons

    Work-life balance is tough as expected in any professional services. Don't always have much choice in choosing projects - often dictated by the office and its location.

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    Bain & Company2018-09-11
  9. "Great place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities. Company really values you.

    Cons

    Culture can be too strong - high degree of conformism. Challenging work life balance.

    Bain & Company2018-01-05
  10. "Associate Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture. Great mentorship. Great people.

    Cons

    Long hours, but not an issue if you don't mind. Weekend work is rare though.

    Bain & Company2017-08-15

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