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Best place to work, hands down

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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 for more than 3 years

Pros

Bain does amazing work for its clients. The focus is always on delivering results and working collarboratively with the clients. It is very rewarding work.

The people at Bain are the best. People are supportive and help you develop your career. The combination of making an impact at my clients and working with amazing people make me want to build my career at Bain.

Cons

As with all consulting, the hours can be long, so know what you're getting into before choosing a consulting career. Bain is rewarding, both financially and personally, and it takes dediciation to sustain it long term.

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  1.  

    The most incredible set of learning experiences I've ever had

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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 for more than a year

    Pros

    The people are fantastic, the problems you are tasked to solve are challenging and interesting, and the training/coaching is second to none.

    Cons

    At times your schedule can be unpredictable and swing from very manageable to unmanageable, but this is to be expected in the world of strategy consulting.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Invest in the 1st-2nd years and make sure their team experiences are good; it will pay serious dividends when it comes to the quality of work they put forth.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Inspiring work environment with high expectations

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Knowledge Specialist  in  Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Senior Knowledge Specialist in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - inspiring work environment resulting from being surrounded by incredibly high calibre talent who push you to be your best
    - fantastic culture built on the philosophy of "work hard, play harder"
    - genuine commitment to employee happiness and fulfillment
    - fascinating work with exposure to tough business problems faced by top companies

    Cons

    - demanding schedules and workload
    - Bain's lean model means that there's always more work than resources

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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