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Updated March 20, 2019
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  • "breadth of work / projects offer steep learning curve" (in 89 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance (BST side) is great" (in 78 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (29)

    "Fantastic workplace"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Consultant in Stockholm, Stockholm (Sweden)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    +People & culture
    +Challenging work
    +Family feeling at the office
    +Benefits (the office provides tennis, naprapath, massage, yoga, PT-trainings etc)
    +Nice office

    Cons

    Can’t think of anything negative


  2. "Great firm to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Project Leader in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great firm to work for

    Cons

    None, no issues at all

  3. "Consultant"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Consultant in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Learning experience and personal growth

    Cons

    Hours worked, intensity, and stress


  4. "Research Analyst"

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

    Pros

    Elite, Thorough Training, Team-play, Small group

    Cons

    Stressful, OT, Not healthy, Time-constrained


  5. "Good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work arrangements
    Good projects
    Smart people

    Cons

    Long hours
    Slow promotion schedule


  6. Helpful (2)

    "Great place"

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

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Loved the people and the actual job was really interesting

    Cons

    Can’t think of one, really loved every moment of my experience


  7. "Amazing learning experience"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    See the world, meet CEOs and prime ministers, and gain a flexible skillset.

    Cons

    By ready to work hard and age at an accelerate pace given the pace and travel.

  8. "They really do care"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Lead Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Everything is first class here

    Cons

    None for right now


  9. "Best company!"

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    Current Employee - Associate
    Current Employee - Associate
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing culture, a lot of training, great learning curve

    Cons

    Work life balance still has space for improvement


  10. "Great experience & opportunities - tough over the long run"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - high-impact projects
    - rapid development/learning
    - great exit opportunities

    Cons

    - not enough formalized mentoring (easy to fall through the cracks)
    - partners not incentivized enough to ensure team members are developing

    Advice to Management

    Look to create a stronger atmosphere of encouragement