The Boston Consulting Group

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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
"Nurturing and well paid."
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...

"Practise cases. Try to be interesting."

"Senior employees really look after us and are very friendly."

"We have very smart offices in a very pleasant part of London. Building is light,..."

"There can be long hours but there's flexibility to start earlier and work from home..."

"We are paid adequately for the type of work and hours that we do."

"On a weekly basis there are a lot of free activities organised by the office (i.e...."

"The interview process is rigorous but fair and appears to be designed to make sure..."

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

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

"Managers are very accessible and keen to progress your learning and development."

"Very strong commitment to diversity, with many initiatives to support different groups...."

"This requires good performance over a period of time."

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

"The roles and responsibilities within the firm vary a great deal between projects..."

"Amazing people, super smart and fun-loving. Interesting work with great clients."

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

"Previous alumni include Mitt Romney, Benjamin Netanyahu and John Legend."

"There are great opportunities, great people and great growth at the firm."

"I applied to BCG because it has excellent training opportunities and friendly contacts...."

"There are excellent and consistent training programmes on very useful topics - be..."

"We have multiple initiatives working in local schools, as well as relationships with..."

"More choice over your projects."

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