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Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated Mar 28, 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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1,109 Ratings
  1. "Strong growth opporunity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Lot of learning, challenging work

    Cons

    Hours, but it's part of the consulting game

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    Boston Consulting Group2018-09-02
  2. "Amazing place to learn and grow"

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    I worked at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Focus on development, great coworkers, variety in work, chance to make an impact, flexible career options

    Cons

    Long and often unpredictable hours, can be high pressure

    Boston Consulting Group2018-08-02
  3. "The company offers alot of perks people in the business support team are friendly"

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    Former Employee - Executive Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work life balance and social interaction

    Cons

    Long hours and stuck up consultants

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    Boston Consulting Group2018-07-25
  4. "Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great exposure to different projects. High standard

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travel, no work life balance

    Boston Consulting Group2018-06-27
  5. "Great company - cares about human capital"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    - driven by its people with a focus on development - friendly and innovative culture that pushes for development

    Cons

    - strong up or out culture - generally seeks A type personalities

    Boston Consulting Group2018-04-11
  6. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great work, competitive pay, interesting clients

    Cons

    Travel, work / life balance, hours

    Boston Consulting Group2018-02-16
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Amazing high-impact work and culture"

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

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

    Pros

    - Emphasis on people development and learning - Great collaborative culture and people - Impactful projects and challenging problems

    Cons

    - Main issue is the spikey nature of client-service work leading to poor work-life balance - High-stress environment and lots of travel - Type of work not always interesting depending on what the office is selling

    Boston Consulting Group2018-01-31
  8. "Elite management consulting firm"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    - High impact projects - Focused on people development - Time-honored apprenticeship model

    Cons

    - Consistently long work hours - Consider whether you want to work in a high stress / high stakes environment

    Boston Consulting Group2017-12-31
  9. "Former Consultant - Loved BCG"

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    Former Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Exceptional leadership, many opportunities to grow and build new skills as projects change every 3-6 months, worked with incredibly intelligent people who really challenged me

    Cons

    Travel can be challenging - need to think if this is right for you.

    Boston Consulting Group2017-12-29
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good experience, build your skills"

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    Former Employee - Project Leader in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great learning experience, truly a global company, gives you exposure to multiple practice areas and industries

    Cons

    Very bad work life balance, at times career is dependent on the your partners liking you. You are under constant pressure to get partners to like you and end up doing lot of unnecessary work

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    Boston Consulting Group2017-12-26
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