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Updated Jan 24, 2021

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Pros
  • "Great people who help you be the best version of yourself(in 196 reviews)

  • "Great smart people to work with(in 193 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Long working hours, remote work(in 313 reviews)

  • "Poor work life balance, lots of travel(in 73 reviews)

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    New BCG pay bands: New Associates: 90->100K base (116-126K TC) New Consultants: 165->175K base (207-230K TC)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great firm to work for and build career

      Jan 13, 2021 - Consultant in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, exciting work opportunities

      Cons

      Long working hours during the weekdays

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Incredible

      Jan 12, 2021 - Marketing 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      smart people, love the culture, lots of growth opportunities

      Cons

      work hours can be long

      1 person found this review helpful
    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to learn, wonderful brand

      Jan 15, 2021 - Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Smart people - Opportunity for self-improvement - Interesting projects - Work is impactful and fun

      Cons

      - Senior leadership can be quite disengaged, lots of hierarchy - Can feel like one bad project away from being let go given up or out culture - Promotion criteria needs to be clearer - Poor work-life balance for some projects

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing group of practictioners

      Oct 12, 2020 - Talent Manager in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very smart people Company strives for a caring culture Well-resourced

      Cons

      Lack of pyschological safety - hard to express vulnerability/areas for improvement without consequences

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Learning and growth platform post-MBA

      Oct 20, 2020 - Senior Consultant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with really smart people. Collegial and caring culture. Variety of client work (sector, topics).

      Cons

      Intense hours. Travel no longer an issue after COVID-19

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    6. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      Great place to work but mind the stress

      Jan 14, 2021 - Partner in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, interesting problems, great culture

      Cons

      Challenging WLB, lots of travel

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great company, lots of work

      Oct 5, 2020 - Project Leader in Houston, TX
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Smart people, interesting projects, great company culture

      Cons

      Long hours, lots of projects

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    8. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great learning experiene and solid culture

      Nov 29, 2020 - Project Leader in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good culture Smart people Interesting work Leadership that lives its values

      Cons

      sustainability or work life balance is hard to achieve

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    9. 4.0