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Updated November 20, 2017
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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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  • Work/life balance can be challenging at times (in 332 reviews)

  • Management is not always sympathetic to long hours (in 271 reviews)

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  1. "Global Benefits Analyst"

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

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    BCG has great culture. Very smart, hard working coworkers and great benefits to take care of their employees throughout the world.

    Cons

    You may experience culture shock if you have not worked for a larger firm before.


  2. "IT Program Manager"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Smart, dedicated people, committment to personal growth.

    Cons

    Time zone management difficult especially from west coast

  3. "EA at BCG"

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

    Pros

    Benefits, people, perks, office life, opportunities

    Cons

    Limited room to move internally


  4. "great company, awesome benefits"

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    Current Employee - Client Services in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Client Services in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great benefits and good salary. my specific position has good hours as well.

    Cons

    work can seem menial at times


  5. "Good learning experience"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Interesting, challenging, trains you to think in structured way

    Cons

    Bad work life balance. Long, volatile hours


  6. "Great firm Even better people"

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    Current Employee - Partner in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Partner in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Smart colleagues, training, compensation and benefits

    Cons

    Crazy long hours, politics among partners, local office structure can be hit or miss

    Advice to Management

    Get balance into staff lives or the turnover will continue to rise, replace PALs that are political appointees with true experts and leaders


  7. "Operations Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Operations Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best reason to work for BCG is to get involved in the work they do i.e. work for the betterment. Their salaries are very competitive and the benefits

    Cons

    No cons to specify for BCG

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to operate as you are and work more towards the public sector to improve the way people live over the globe

  8. "Unparalleled"

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

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Extraordinary colleagues, high-impact work, access to world-class clients, great training and development, good salary and benefits.

    Cons

    Work life balance can sometimes be a challenge.


  9. "Current Associate"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities for travel and working in a bunch of different industries

    Cons

    Having to work long hours


  10. "Great place to grow"

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

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

    Pros

    Opportunity for growth, prestige, excellent benefits

    Cons

    General cons of corporate lifestyle

    Advice to Management

    Try to decrease hierarchy, be more transparent


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