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Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Mar 25, 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 161 reviews)

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  1. "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
  2. "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
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good pay bad hours"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are good

    Cons

    Long hours and more competion than cooperation

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    Boston Consulting Group2019-08-17
  4. "Principal"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Novelty, variety of projects. Possiblity to transfer to foreign offices

    Cons

    Travel (out 4 days a week usually), long hours

    Boston Consulting Group2017-11-21
  5. Helpful (2)

    "Amazing place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing exposure to large clients and impactful projects

    Cons

    Long hours, very demanding, high stress

    Boston Consulting Group2017-04-20
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Okay"

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     in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent team, engaging projects, supportive management

    Cons

    bad work- life balance, long hours, weekend office

    Boston Consulting Group2017-03-20
  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Diversity of work across industries and functions

    Cons

    Long working hours; unable to see fruition of work as work is mostly focussed on strategy

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    Boston Consulting Group2016-10-20
  8. "Principal"

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    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Great people. Strong focus on development and growth. Great projects.

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of travel.

    Boston Consulting Group2016-04-20
  9. "Great place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities, great feedback, great culture.

    Cons

    Extensive travel, long hours and little concern for work life balance

    Boston Consulting Group2015-11-25
  10. "Consultant"

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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 more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great coaching - awesome place to learn and keep learning; first analytics and business judgement skills, then leadership skills

    Cons

    Expense system is a pain, long hours

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    Boston Consulting Group2015-10-31
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