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Booz & Company Reviews

Updated July 3, 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"

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    • 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. "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

  3. "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


  4. "Great job"

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    • 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


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Good company while it lasted"

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    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


  6. "Associate"

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    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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great learning experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Lead Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very high skill acquisition experiences across a variety of engagements, relatively collegial culture for a strategy consulting firm

    Cons

    Can be rough work-life balance, Engagement Manager equivalents have more lee-way to push the team

    Advice to Management

    Try and keep the key cultural elements alive while getting scale out of the PwC merger

  8. "Senior Consultant"

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

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, down to earth, very pragmatic

    Cons

    lack of pipeline, not passing "critical mass"...


  9. "happy consulting life!"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    learn about management consulting, good culture with friendly people

    Cons

    depending on the team, work-life balance is sometimes off. but then again, that's generally true of all consulting firms.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of the brand. Strategy& is not as compelling as Booz&Co, which benefited a lot from the Booz Allen name.


  10. "Great training on strategy & implementation"

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

    I worked at Booz & Company full-time

    Pros

    -Great combo of strategy and implementation
    -Can compete with Mck, Bain, and BCG in certain industries

    Cons

    -Many projects understaffed resulting in poor work/life balance

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in the Consulting cohorts (out of college)


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