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A challenging, but incredibly rewarding learning experience

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Current Employee - Consultant  in  Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA

I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

Pros

Working with smart, driven co-workers and leaders. Exposure to a wide variety of industries and business functions. Opportunity to shape the future of large, influential companies and interface regularly with the leaders of those companies. Developing a superb platform for future career opportunities.

Cons

Long hours and significant travel. Difficulty in "turning it off" at the end of the day - often an expectation to be available late at night and/or on the weekends. Low degree of independence in first few years with the firm - often at the mercy of your direct superior

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Continue to try and improve the lifestyle and sustainability of the job for current employees. Continue to be selective in the work we support, walking away from profitable yet low value-add work in order to focus on more strategic, higher-impact projects that differentiates us in the market place and provides a more exciting work environment for our associates

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    International management consulting firm is a great first job out of college that prepares you to break into other areas

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Boston, MA

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Diligence of private equity targets in various industries, financial data analysis and modeling, market research, customer surveys, and collaborating with clients on strategy and buy-in to Bain action plans on 2-10+ person teams. Fantastic culture, you will become part of a worldwide family and make friends who will be with you for life.

    Cons

    Can feel distanced from true products and services, often feels like you are just giving advice rather than taking action. Can be variable, long hours, not the best job in terms of hourly wage.

    Recommends
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    bain company review.

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant  in  Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    decent pay, ok exit opps. name is kind of recognized, mostly in US but little worldwide

    Cons

    average people, average management. Fake relationships among peers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    structure the hiring process

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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