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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"Community of fun, friendly, intelligent people."
Pros: 
  • Friendly, nurturing and approachable mentors.
  • Excellent training and feedback offered.
  • Progression opportunities are clear and straightforward.
Cons: 
  • Hours are long and at times unpredictable.
  • The work can be high pressure and stressful.
  • The high expectations placed on graduates may be intimidating to some.
Culture
8.6 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.4 / 10
 
Hours
5.7 / 10
 
Salary
8.0 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.1 / 10
 
 
Training
8.1 / 10
 

What insiders say about...

"Make sure you get lots of case study practise with friends and/or (ex) consultants..."

"BCG is a friendly workplace, but with very high expectations."

"Great location in the centre of London. Modern, well-kept offices, with a good opportunity..."

"The hours can be long (around 60 hours a week) but there is a lot of flexibility..."

"The salary here is great. Although I wish the pay rose faster with tenure."

"Free ski trip and surf trip, LGBT are going to Miami for free, really generous evening..."

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

"What makes people happy? Why has a cappella had such a revival in recent years (I..."

"In terms of its carbon footprint, the firm travels by aeroplane a great deal, highlighting..."

"I find that the managers invest a significant amount of time on feedback and reviews...."

"BCG has scored 100% on the equality index for years."

"The career progression is very clearly defined - if you meet the expectations for..."

"Corporate social responsibility is a core value of BCG's and people are encouraged..."

"My satisfaction with work varies from project-to-project. I have had lots of responsibility..."

"The flexibility, attention to work-life balance, easy going culture, fun co-workers,..."

"Long hours during the week (weekends are pretty much protected though)."

"BCG dedicates a fixed proportion of revenues for pro bono social impact projects..."

"Open, egalitarian and smart."

"BCG is a good place to build up extremely valuable skills that will serve you well..."

"The two-week formal induction training is followed up with training courses run every..."

"We have targeted recruiting campaigns as well as partnering with local schools and..."

"BCG should reduce the workload for junior staff to increase retention and reduce..."

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