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Bain & Company Senior Consultant Reviews

Updated 21 June, 2018
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  • "takes care of employees, work life balance" (in 76 reviews)

  • "High impact on businesses worldwide, extremely steep learning curve, supportive environment and colleagues you are proud to work with" (in 71 reviews)

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  1. "Incredible place to start your career"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in New York, NY (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in New York, NY (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Terrific people, constant learning, myriad of different roles, fantastic company culture

    Cons

    Work/Life balance, occasional long hours

    Advice to Management

    Consider accelerate tracks to Manager


  2. "I used to work full time as SAC"

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company and culture, a lot of chance to mingle with colleagues. Broad industry experiences and some excitinf cases

    Cons

    Hours are too long, no work life balance at all

    Advice to Management

    Provide more clairity for experienced hire career upward movement

  3. "Bain is a great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Washington, DC (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Washington, DC (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are amazing! No where else will you be in such a supportive encouraging environment while also being challenged and pushed so hard.

    Cons

    Really high expectations of every employee, sometimes can be unrealistic

    Advice to Management

    Continue to prioritize keeping the culture between offices alive. It's what makes Bain so special and differentiates us for the rest.


  4. "Great place to work"

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - Provides the right amount of stretch, to help with accelerated learning
    - Teams provide the right level of support
    - Management team is understanding and active conversations are held around lifestyle and sustainability

    Cons

    - Tendency to over-deliver to clients sometimes means that there is a scope creep


  5. "One team attitude"

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

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

    Pros

    The culture and the people aspects of Bain are what really sets the firm apart from its competitors. I have never met such a great group of people willing to offer mentor ship and advice to guide your career. You also get the chance to work on excited projects and solve the largest problems facing companies.

    Cons

    Travel can drive longer work hours

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in your people to drive retention


  6. "Senior Associate Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Houston, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Houston, TX (US)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Absolutely fantastic experience. The work has a very high impact, the people are brilliant & humble, and we have great success. No other place could provide a better start to a career.

    Cons

    Long hours. It's fairly high-paced.


  7. "Great culture, passionate people"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Mumbai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Passionate, hardworking & supportive people
    - Interesting work with lots of learning opportunities
    - Collaborative culture with unique events like Bain World Cup, Bain Community Day etc.

    Cons

    - Long work hours, especially on diligences

    Advice to Management

    Continue to over-index on investing in people, try to improve sustainability

  8. "Great first job but definitely not for everyone"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Boston, MA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Boston, MA (US)
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Prestige, exposure to multiple industries, friendly coworkers, develop proficiency in Microsoft Office

    Cons

    Minimal influence in the staffing process, often repetitive/menial client work, a culture that promotes uniformity and homogeneity of thought


  9. "Associate Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience, no strict heirarchy

    Cons

    Tough working hours, constant travel


  10. "Great company to start your career"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great projects, very smart people around you

    Cons

    Demanding environment, long hours sometimes