Boston Consulting Group
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Tough, and Not as Pretty as It Seems

Consultant (Current Employee)
Boston, MA

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

ProsGreat people
Very smart people
Interesting content

ConsUp or out very stressful
Overall, most are competitive and have cold personalities
Tons of travel
Disagreeable clients (usually brought in by senior management, and we have to deal with junior clients)
Not very mobile (hard to transfer offices unless you are in the top10%...which means most cant move)
Lack of innovation, employees do not understand basic technology developments in the past year

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to launch a career

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Washington, DC

I have been working at Boston Consulting Group


Pros: High- priority projects at top companies, great opportunities to make connections across industries,… Cons: It can be challenging to maintain work/life balance. Advice to Senior Management: Keep thinking about ways to make the job sustainable More

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You get out of it what you put in - but you can become a dramatically better version of yourself here.

Associate (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Boston Consulting Group


Pros: 1. Career opportunities Starting at BCG, so many doors open to you, it's crazy. Head-hunting emails every other week. Relationships with clients, from the C-suite to… Cons: Yes, you'll have to average more than 50 hours a week. It varies from office to office, across managers and projects. But most managers will… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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