Boston Consulting Group - Great resume builder, painful experience | Glassdoor
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"Great resume builder, painful experience"

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Former Employee - Consultant
Former Employee - Consultant
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No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Strong training programs, lots of opportunity for challenge and growth, large alumni network

Cons

Work projects and managers almost randomly assigned, when billing gets tough review standards change and development process becomes winnowing process

Other Employee Reviews for Boston Consulting Group

  1. "Great first year job, but difficult."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate
    Current Employee - Associate
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - You get to work for a prestigious firm
    - Surrounded by smart and talented workers.
    - Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    - Difficult to navigate office politics
    - Inconsistent work schedule that makes balance work-life difficult
    - Up-or-out makes things competitive.

    Advice to Management

    It would be great to see a more transparent promotion process. Also, don't put forth redzone principle when it is never actually used.


  2. "Great career experience - at a price"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    The professional development opportunities are very good. The firm tries to develop its people and puts specific programs in place. The experience you can gain at BCG is unparalleled.

    Cons

    The job is extreemly demanding. The travel can be very challenging.

    Advice to Management

    The bset thing BCG could do to improve the experience is to emphasize and train PLs and Principals to communicate directly.

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