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  1. "Smart people, long hours"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

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

    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


  2. "Awesome place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    culture, team spirit, personal development opportunities

    Cons

    work-life balance tough to manage

    Bain & Company Response

    Dec 3, 2018 – Director, Global Consultant Talent Management

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm excited to hear you are taking advantage of the various development opportunities here. The client projects provide great opportunities to learn... More

  3. "Great"

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

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Good salary
    Great learning opportunities
    Great experience

    Cons

    Long hours
    High pressure environment
    Limited work life balance

    Advice to Management

    N/a


  4. Featured Review

    "Amazing place to work!"

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    • 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 (More than a year)

    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


  5. "Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Manager in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company's focus on work-life balance
    High willingness to invest in individual's development

    Cons

    Depending on client of work gets implemented


  6. "Incredible place to work!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    - The incredible support you get from colleagues and the “OneTeam” attitude
    - The stimulation and excitement from working on highly challenging problems
    - The exposure to management of leading companies around the world
    - Frequent feedback rounds and the ongoing emphasis on your professional development

    Cons

    - Long hours can challenge work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Keep the emphasis on the OneTeam attitude and on the incredible office culture - it’s really what makes Bain an amazing place to work


  7. "Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    culture, challenging work, working conditions

    Cons

    workload and a challenging work/life Balance

  8. "Consultant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • 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

    Great development opportunities, bright colleagues, results-oriented working, fantastic trainings, international assignments

    Cons

    Lots of travel, very volatile work-life balance


  9. "Partner"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Partner in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Current Employee - Partner in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Best place for people to develop, to learn and to thrive!

    Cons

    Work life balance is challenging


  10. "Amazing company"

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    • 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

    Continuous learning
    Great colleagues
    Real client impact and results (not just a story)
    Unique culture that makes everyone thrive

    Cons

    High pressure
    Work life balance tough with kids