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Bain & Company Reviews

Updated 12 December, 2017
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  1. "Best place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Career growth, great employee policies, smart & fun people.

    Cons

    Long hours occasionally. Not much otherwise.


  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    competitive salary, chance to work abroad

    Cons

    few chance to travel, few local(Chinese) projects


  3. "One of the best firms to work with"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Great culture
    - Good learning
    - Great exposure to the global consulting world
    - Opportunities to move across teams, if there is a vacancy
    - Very supportive senior management
    - Offers several travel opportunities for a global exposure

    Cons

    - Slightly political in nature
    - Hierarchy and favouritism-related issues might crop up at times
    - Promotion is not necessarily tied to tenure or performance in certain teams

    Advice to Management

    - Keep up the good work
    - Try to minimize the politics involved at the organisational level


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  5. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, smart & friendly colleagues, interesting projects

    Cons

    Long working hours, lots of travel


  6. "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great culture
    Opportunities for growth and professional development
    Flexible working environment
    Fun
    The people
    Supportive

    Cons

    Can be extremely fast paced


  7. "Consultant"

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great culture. Learn a lot. Have a lot of support for ancillary work, so can concentrate on actual work.

    Cons

    Tough working hour, especially in Asia. Up or out system by definition can be a little cutthroat. Some divide between people who joined right out of college vs. MBA


  8. "Best place to learn"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL (US)
    Recommends

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Super smart, talented, supportive culture. Traveling = perk of airline and hotel status, great for personal trips.

    Cons

    Travel meant weekday "norm" of working until 10pm. Hard to build community at home.


  9. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, perks and working with talented people

    Cons

    Hierarchical at times, more risk taking


  10. "Great place to work at"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company (More than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation package travel learning environment benefits helpful culture

    Cons

    long hours Stress repetitive job Turnover Constant deadline

    Advice to Management

    n/a


  11. "Fun place to work at"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Associate in New Delhi (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Managers invested in your career. Fun team outings, transfer opportunities

    Cons

    Stretched working hours. Need better integration of laterals

    Advice to Management

    Do not step away from the core


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