Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated Aug 13, 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,204 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 173 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 164 reviews)

Cons
  • "relatively longer working hours compared to other types of business(in 237 reviews)

  • "Lots of travel; sometimes to remote parts of India(in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Incredible"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Management Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Incredible place to work - Pro is definitely the people

    Cons

    World life balance (especially with WFH) can be difficult

  2. "Poor work-life balance"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Very good salary. Great learning experience

    Cons

    Very long working hours. Elitist and snob MDPs


  3. "Great Career Start"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    Exit options / Career Growth

    Cons

    Terrible Work-life balance, High expectations

  4. "Great company to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great comp, interesting experiences and lots of learning

    Cons

    Tough job, can be a grind. Very demanding all the time

  5. "Great company with some cons"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Toronto, ON

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

    Pros

    - Great career growth - Sharp learning curve - Constant push to improve yourself - Really smart colleagues

    Cons

    - High pressure environment - Work-life balance is low

  6. "Really great!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Friendly people, nice perks, and interesting variety of work

    Cons

    Sometimes - unsurprisingly in consulting - work does become busy/stressful

  7. "Great place!"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Good comp, great leadership and genuine caring

    Cons

    Tough work life balance management

  8. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Knowledge Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great benefits, good career opportunities

    Cons

    opportunities for KT are limited

  9. "Associate"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to learn and develop career

    Cons

    working hours are not good

  10. "Great ambient"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    The atmosphere is quite pleasant. The projects are very ambitious in terms of time and desired results.

    Cons

    Seasons of hard work coupled with other seasons of total absence from work.

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