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  1. Featured Review

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    Amazing place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - Interesting and challenging work with great exposure to senior clients - Fun and supportive culture, with strong focus on coaching and mentorship - Wide range of opportunities within the company (travel, transfers etc.)

    Cons

    - Hours and travel can make finding a work-life balance challenging

  2. Great place to work

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    Former Employee - Treasurer in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Fantastic culture, work life balance

    Cons

    Should have stayed longer there

  3. Good work life balance, opportunity to learn

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    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance in general, plenty of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Too much manual excel work. A lot of the work we do should be automated

    Advice to Management

    None

  4. Great Place

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Manager, People, Projects, Work-life balance, Travel

    Cons

    Long-hours, Isolation, Initial grunt work,

  5. Smart people, long hours

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    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Inspiring people to work with and interesting cases; feedback is taken internally on each case every week

    Cons

    Long hours, not always the most flexible when it comes to work -life balance

  6. Greatest Consulting Firm on Earth

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    Current Employee - Office Services Specialist in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 6 years

    Pros

    Working for Bain & Company is an experience that I would not trade for the world. Bain offers outstanding compensation for all its employees. The work life balance is one that most people dream of. Lastly, the culture is extremely dynamic and unparalleled to any other company I have worked for.

    Cons

    No cons that I can think of.

  7. Best place to work!

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 4 years

    Pros

    Everyone is happy and supportive! HUGE work/life balance!

    Cons

    n/a.=, I love working here!

  8. Amazing platform for learning and progress

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    Current Employee - Case Team Lead in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on client's most challenging problems. Strong collaboration with Sr. Level clients. Amazingly talented colleagues in a supportive culture.

    Cons

    Challenging to achieve work life balance

  9. Awesome place to work!

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    -Incredible culture -Amazing place to learn -Great place to start your career -Growing quickly

    Cons

    -Work/life balance can be difficult at that time

  10. Zero complaints

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    - Global training and events every year - Incredibly smart peers - Incredibly kind peers - Not a competitive environment - Emphasis on work/life balance - Amazing formal and informal mentorship and professional development

    Cons

    The hours are longer than other "classic" corporate positions, but the opportunities for growth are endless.

    Advice to Management

    N/a

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