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Updated December 10, 2018
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Pros
  • "Steep learning curve and exposure to multiple industries and practice areas" (in 84 reviews)

  • "PTO" program baked in to cases to help proactively address work-life balance & other case experience issues" (in 75 reviews)

Cons
  • "work-life balance (but it is improving)" (in 408 reviews)

  • "long hours; travel; difficult if you are low in the totem pole" (in 339 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Fantastic workplace"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. "Awesome company--gets better and better"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The culture is second to none and the benefits are amazing. Everything is covered and only costs $5 copay for anything you can imagine.

    Cons

    Certain business team structures has a limited amount of upwards mobility but if you are able to network and have the willingness to learn, you can move far.

  3. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Lot of wining and dining

    Cons

    Long hours, they don’t take into account your preference for cases


  4. "Awesome growth for 4 initial years of my career"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    - Plenty of growth opportunity if you perform well
    - Fun environment
    - Managers care about your development, well-structured feedback
    - People are respectful
    - Company and managers make an effort to improve worklife balance

    Cons

    Workload rarely below 60 hours a week


  5. "Great place!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

    Fantastic place to grow professionally!

    Cons

    Can be quite unpredictable in terms of your schedule.


  6. "Excellent employer"

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

    Pros

    Great culture, smart people, good paycheck

    Cons

    Long working hours, frequent travel


  7. "Great and Dynamic Experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Rotation among projects, great staff and every day is a challenge. Weekend is respected (unless there is something urgent)

    Cons

    Long hours of work during weekdays.

  8. "Admin assistant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay , great perks niceentty level job

    Cons

    Cattie environment , no upward movement in company


  9. "Consultant"

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

    Pros

    Types of projects, breadth of clients

    Cons

    Long hours, stressful (at times),


  10. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Work with smart, interesting people

    Cons

    Frequent travel and long hours