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Booz & Company Reviews

Updated February 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Great place to build valuable skills and work alongside incredibly smart people (in 30 reviews)

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

Cons
  • work life balance is a bit tough long hours stressful due to deadlines (in 74 reviews)

  • Long hours (which is pretty standard for consulting) (in 40 reviews)

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

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  2. "life at booz"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  3. "Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    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


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  5. "Great work experience"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  6. "Assistant Tax Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "Engagement Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great people, roll up sleeves and get things done

    Cons

    Can pay attention to staff interest more


  8. "Great job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    The salary and benefits were great. Learned alot and gained experience.

    Cons

    Homogenous atmosphere makes it difficult for others to advance...

    Advice to Management

    Diversify


  9. "Traditional consulting role"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Intellectually stimulating work, high-profile clients

    Cons

    Poor work-life balance, long hours


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Good company while it lasted"

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance
    Many opportunities if you wanted to move around to different teams

    Cons

    No longer in business as Booz & Company


  11. "Associate"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

    I worked at Booz & Company (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Extremely bright and smart team around you; Great coaching from partners and seniors; Great reputation in industry

    Cons

    Long hour; relatively narrow exit opportunity outside consulting and strategy



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