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"Great company to launch a career"

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Former Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
Former Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Bain & Company full-time (More than a year)

Pros

- Diversity of projects creates many learning opportunities
- Great on the job training and both hard & soft skill building
- Strong culture focused on performance
- Smart, driven colleagues

Cons

- Projects aren't always interesting
- Project lengths are increasing, meaning there are fewer opportunites to see more industries & functions
- Client service means life is unpredictable

Other Employee Reviews for Bain & Company

  1. "Great people & better management"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Management puts a lot of thought into structures and decisions that truly differentiate this place.
    -People here are not just satisfied, they are enthusiastic. That brings energy into the work.
    -The work is awesome!

    Cons

    Though Bain does a great job of making it easier, consulting is a hard job


  2. "Fantastic place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great variety of experience while developing a highly transferrable skill set; the coaching and mentoring you will get is fantastic, you are given the tools you need to grow and continue learning; competitive compensation; international transfer opportunities can be life-changing; great exit options; and most of all the people are amazing (extremely talented yet humble); Chicago office is one of the best in the global system

    Cons

    The travel eventually takes its toll (though Bain does what it can to manage this and all the miles/points you’ll accumulate are a perk); your work-life balance and overall satisfaction for any 3-6 month period is highly project dependent (the rare poorly matched team or occasionally ornery client can make life difficult)

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in professional development of employees and never stray from the wonderful Bain culture

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