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Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated Feb 24, 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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1,082 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people, social atmosphere, Approachable management(in 158 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 158 reviews)

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  1. "Great ambient"

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    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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    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-16
  2. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Construction Program Manager in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, great people, good compensation

    Cons

    Unpredictable hours, lots of travel

    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-02
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Super smart colleagues Very helpful team Bosses are great

    Cons

    Hours may be taxing - but tier 1 strategy consulting is not for the weak

    Boston Consulting Group2020-01-12
  4. "Great company!"

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    Current Employee - Associate 

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Interesting work, strong focus on development, great people

    Cons

    Some weeks can be long

    Boston Consulting Group2019-11-28
  5. "Great work environment, strenuous schedule"

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    Current Employee - Project Leader in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The organization really gets behind you to make you successful. They make a number of tools & resources available to help you drive impact which is really great. Smart people, everything is well thought through (flexible employment like time for you, compensation, reviews, etc.)

    Cons

    Little work-life balance. Expect to dedicate all your time working during the week, and recovering during the weekend. Weekend work is rare but happens.

    Boston Consulting Group2019-11-18
  6. "Amazing company with significant opportunities"

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

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

    Pros

    You will be working with the brightest minds on the coolest projects

    Cons

    Hard work yet extremely rewarding

    Boston Consulting Group2019-10-29
  7. "Great Culture"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Highly collaborative culture - no competition amongst coworkers Very smart and talented people Fantastic learning opportunities in a variety of industries

    Cons

    Work life balance can have large peaks and valleys (typical of consulting) Stress over performing to meet "up or out" promotion system

    Boston Consulting Group2019-10-16
  8. "good"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - PTA 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group part-time

    Pros

    Really fast learning experience. Fancy work environment

    Cons

    The office does not provide security card to pta

    Boston Consulting Group2019-10-10
  9. "Decent"

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    Former Employee - Consultant 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great work exposure, learning with best and brightest. Besti n class compensation and perks

    Cons

    Long hours, high pressure environment. Maintaining client relation most significant.

    Boston Consulting Group2019-08-28
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great benefits and culture, hard work"

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    Former Employee - Associate Recruiter in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits package Culture and some of the people you meet Social events for staff Staff appreciation Potential for career growth and promotions Feedback culture Have access to great tools and resources Global firm means global exposure and a lot of travel Overtime for Canadian Business Support team

    Cons

    Salary for a recruiter as compared to workload and to consultants' salaries Pressure to cutback on overtime even when you have a lot to do Some of the management not looking out for their team members - individualistic mindset vs real team mindset Office bullying

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    Boston Consulting Group2019-08-20

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