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Bain & Company Reviews

Updated December 13, 2018
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  1. "Fabulous place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Director in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Awesome place to work. Amazing clients and real focus on driving impact for our clients. Also real focus on delivering learning and professional development for our Bain team. Highly collaborative and supportive culture which is also committed to making the job as sustainable as possible..

    Cons

    Strategy consulting and client project based work naturally includes some spikes in busy times/hours.

    Advice to Management

    Keep crushing it!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Best company to work for"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    1) Amazing people
    2) Collaborative culture
    3) Apprenticeship culture
    4) Exposure to different industries

    Cons

    1) Long hours
    2) Sporadic work

  3. "Associate Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    -Learning opportunities
    -Great culture
    -(Mostly) interesting work

    Cons

    -Unnecessarily long hours sometimes
    -Unpredictable schedule / travel
    -Regimented career trajectory regardless of performance


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Best place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ownership, fantastic people, high profile clients, engaging work, superior staffing model

    Cons

    Hours can be long, travel most weeks


  5. "Fantastic Place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing culture and talented people!

    Cons

    None. It was a great place to work


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Most growth I've ever experienced!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I really love that I am always given a challenge and pushed to reach my full potential. Leadership mentors you and encourages you to be transparent with what your long term goals are - they want to make sure you're job is aligned with your personal ambitions. Bain cares about employees' well-being and I feel this everyday. Very happy to be here.

    Cons

    There are no downsides to working here.


  7. "Amazing Culture! Amazing People!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    - The people are amazing. Everyone at Bain is committed to helping you succeed, and thrive in your career. The employees really care about each other and support each other to be successful.
    - The work is great. If you are patient and express your career interests and passions, opportunities will come your way.
    - The company really values diversity and inclusion and you can tell it's something that is thought about at every level - I feel comfortable bringing my full self to work every day, and I know that I will be supported.

    Cons

    - None that I can think of. I can't imagine a better place to progress my career.

  8. "Great culture but hard work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Amazing people- strong focus on professional development and learning.

    Cons

    High stress associated with client services


  9. "Senior Associate Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and lots of upward mobility

    Cons

    don't always have much say into project type


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Lives up to the hype!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome people, social events, feels like a real family

    Cons

    Lots of hard work and being on the road can get really tiring.