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Booz & Company Reviews

Updated October 30, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to build valuable skills and work alongside incredibly smart people (in 31 reviews)

  • Great people, roll up sleeves and get things done (in 13 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance proved to be a struggle (in 76 reviews)

  • Poor work-life balance, long hours (in 40 reviews)

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  1. "Good People - Lots of travel and work"

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    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Working at booz was a great experience. I was quickly given as much responsibility as I would like. As long as you completed high quality work, you were staffed consistently. I found it easy to interact with senior partners and find fun and challenging projects.

    Cons

    - Traveling each week for work proved too much for my family
    - Work life balance proved to be a struggle


  2. "I really like my experience at Booth."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Student
    Former Employee - Student
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Growth opportunities
    Team
    Smart people
    Perks are amazing

    Cons

    Acquired by PWC
    Travel
    Hours of work are a lot

  3. "Intense environment, lots of hours"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    Good experience, you'll learn fast, whether you like it or not

    Cons

    intense work pace, no work / life balance

    Advice to Management

    manage client expectations better to provide a better work experience for employees


  4. "Identity crisis"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very strong and intelligent peers

    Cons

    Cut throat
    Very siloed- impossible to move teams

    Advice to Management

    Establish a common skill pool instead of having to align staff to specific partners


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good place to learn"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    Mentoring, Good job progression, Learning

    Cons

    A lot of change quickly


  6. "Once was a great firm before the PwC merger"

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    Former Employee - Consultant
    Former Employee - Consultant
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    [Note: Many of these do not apply anymore]
    - Amazing people to work with - very intelligent and collaborative
    - Close-knit office culture
    - Happy hours and practice-sponsored events
    - Competitive compensation / benefits

    Cons

    - Tough work-life balance
    - Hard functional/industry alignment at the junior level
    - Integration with PwC

    Advice to Management

    To the new Strategy& leadership: bring back our old culture


  7. "life at booz"

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    Former Employee - Principal in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Principal in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Very open and non heirachical culture. Smart folks, but not arrogant

    Cons

    Lots of fragmentation, no clear direction. Leadership did not have a good vision

    Advice to Management

    Get more focused

  8. "Associate"

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

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    Collegial environment, extremely driven peer group, well established platforms and go-to-market strategy

    Cons

    Lack of scale leading to extremely stretched consultants to meet client demands during busy periods

    Advice to Management

    None at this time - company has been acquired by PwC


  9. "Great work experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    Learn the ropes of Corporate America
    Excel / Power Point Ninza

    Cons

    Career progression not clear if nobody takes you under his/her wing
    Unnecessary face time requirements

    Advice to Management

    Foster collaborative work culture across offices
    Look at junior level employees as future partners rather than head count


  10. "Assistant Tax Manager"

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    Former Employee - Assistant Tax Manager, Domestic Tax Manager in West Orange, NJ
    Former Employee - Assistant Tax Manager, Domestic Tax Manager in West Orange, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Booz & Company (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company, very family oriented, challenging work, excellent life/work balance.

    Cons

    Firm was taken over by PwC and merged out of existence


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