The Boston Consulting Group

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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
"Ambitious, driven environment."
9.1 / 10
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
6.1 / 10
8.8 / 10
8.6 / 10
8.0 / 10


  • The culture within the company is very friendly and welcoming.
  • Mentors are friendly, nurturing and approachable.
  • Progression opportunities are clear and straightforward.


  • Hours are long and at times unpredictable.
  • The level of work early on may be intimidating to some.
  • The quality of work can vary based on your case requirements.

What insiders say about...

"There is a very friendly and open door culture at BCG: minimal hierarchy, high levels..."

"Great location, dress code is business casual Mon–Thurs and casual on Friday."

"Moderately happy with hours. It depends on who you work with and how projects are..."

"I earn a competitive salary for the industry, but I do work long hours."

"A free ski trip for new joiners, biannual retreat for the whole office (weekend abroad)..."

"CV screening, maths test, five x 45-minute interviews (50% on my personal experiences/CV..."

"Most interviews are case studies so questions would always relate to the materials..."

"We have recycling facilities in the office but because of the nature of our business..."

"There's very strong engagement to increase diversity as well as a large and welcoming..."

"The career path is clear and management are transparent about the expectations."

"There are a huge amount of pro bono projects at BCG. I have worked for five weeks..."

"Close interaction with clients, analysis of data, writing and holding presentations,..."

"BCG has great bonding events, fantastic people (very intelligent, but also extremely..."

"Hours can be unpredictable."

"Working for BCG gives us access to keys to the garden in Manchester Square."

"Strong leadership in a friendly environment."

"I chose my firm because of its excellent opportunities and reputation."

"You get two weeks of formal training upon joining, with another week to come later..."

"Gives extra consideration to applicants from the poorest performing schools."

"I think we could get a bit more training at the very beginning to introduce us to..."

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