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Excellent place to start your career

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Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA

I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Work with incredible people while developing invaluable analytical skills & understanding of business, Very entrepreneurial and gives you opportunities to contribute to the office in ways you like through "Extra 10s". Lots of formal and informal mentorship as well for learning.

Cons

Very steep learning curve, hours more unpredictable (as with all consulting jobs)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

During AC1 year, when new grads are just making that transition from 16+ years of school to working full-time, be sure to invest a lot of time in support. It seems that the first year is the most likely time for ACs to feel very dissatisfied with work depending on what kind of case(s) they are put on.

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    Great people & better management

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    -Management puts a lot of thought into structures and decisions that truly differentiate this place.
    -People here are not just satisfied, they are enthusiastic. That brings energy into the work.
    -The work is awesome!

    Cons

    Though Bain does a great job of making it easier, consulting is a hard job

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    Fantastic place to work

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    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Great variety of experience while developing a highly transferrable skill set; the coaching and mentoring you will get is fantastic, you are given the tools you need to grow and continue learning; competitive compensation; international transfer opportunities can be life-changing; great exit options; and most of all the people are amazing (extremely talented yet humble); Chicago office is one of the best in the global system

    Cons

    The travel eventually takes its toll (though Bain does what it can to manage this and all the miles/points you’ll accumulate are a perk); your work-life balance and overall satisfaction for any 3-6 month period is highly project dependent (the rare poorly matched team or occasionally ornery client can make life difficult)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to invest in professional development of employees and never stray from the wonderful Bain culture

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