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Boston Consulting Group Germany Reviews

Updated March 24, 2017
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  • Weekly travel makes for a difficult work/life balance (in 285 reviews)

  • While work is engaging it is also intense - be willing to work long hours and learn when to say no (in 209 reviews)

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  1. "BCG a great employer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great learning and fast experience
    Impactful work

    Cons

    Very long hours
    Some roles have unclear development paths


  2. "Great company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Former Employee - Consultant in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    + Great colleagues
    + awesome projects and really c-level attention
    + very grounded people and fun to work with
    + very good pay in comparison the IBD

    Cons

    - At times challenging with private life

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work and the great spirit especially in the local office and make sure that BCG keeps premium positioning


  3. "Principal"

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    Current Employee - Principal in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Current Employee - Principal in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning opportunity and exposure

    Cons

    Work life balance (long hours) sometimes


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  5. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You will work with great people that work hard but like to have fun while doing it.

    Cons

    In some projects the tight deadlines can demand for crazy hours of work.


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    "Crazy working hours"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frankfurt am Main (Germany)
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    High impact cases
    Cool people
    Flamboyant lifestyle

    Cons

    Long working hours
    Little client interaction at junior level on banking cases


  7. "10 Week Internship"

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

    Pros

    + Bright people all around. You will receive an answer for every question you ask
    + Steep learncurve,
    + Good Work/Life balance
    + Nice work culture. People work together and do not compete each other.

    Cons

    - There are always people, who solely respect you as an intern and not more


  8. "Project Leader"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Top notch projects, engaging challenges, rewarding results

    Cons

    peaks of workload, constant pressure


  9. "Great place to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Berlin (Germany)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Berlin (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Gehalt, Kollegen, Motivation, Karriereoptionen, Abwechslung

    Cons

    Nicht zu hause, lange Arbeitszeiten, hoher Druck, wenig Flexibilität


  10. "Bewertung"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Gehalt training exit Optionen Mitarbeiter

    Cons

    In der regel Schlechte work life balance


  11. "VA-Ship bei BCG"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamburg (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hamburg (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Tolles team, große Verantwortung, tolle Extras (Hotels, Essen,...), steile Lernkurve

    Cons

    Sehr lange Arbeitszeiten, stressig, teils wird unnötige Arbeit erledigt, die nie wieder gebraucht wird (zB eine Vielzahl von Backup Slides)



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