The Boston Consulting Group

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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
"High performance and impact."
Culture
9.1 / 10
 
Offices & Dress
7.7 / 10
 
Hours
6.1 / 10
 
Salary
8.8 / 10
 
 
Diversity
8.6 / 10
 
 
Training
8.0 / 10
 

Pros

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

Cons

  • 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...

"The more case studies you've seen before the better you will be at them. Practise..."

"BCG does not have a very hierarchical culture, so there is incredible co-operation,..."

"Great location and facilities, not super impressive but I like that, dress code also..."

"Generally flexible on working location (lots of working from home), but we are expected..."

"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..."

"Three rounds of interviews, with one or two interviews in each. Largely case-based..."

"Each interview has a case study (mine were across retail, travel, media and industrial..."

"This is pretty good (recycling bins are everywhere in the office) but we could do..."

"Managers are highly accessible and always happy to take the time to talk to you...."

"There are excellent diversity networks at the firm - LGBT had a conference in Florida..."

"If you develop as required and you are fully supported to do so you will progress,..."

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

"The work is interesting, although it does depend upon the project and sector you..."

"Excellent training for your future with the opportunity to work in a range of industries..."

"My work/life balance is not terrible overall (it is better than friends in Magic..."

"We have 85 offices in 48 countries, which means there are a ton of opportunities..."

"A continuing debate with impressive people."

"Challenging varied work in a supportive environment surrounded by good people."

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

"There has been a significant amount invested by BCG to attract talent from less privileged..."

"More choice over your projects."

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