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8.2 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 13 ratings in 2016)
"A dynamic and collaborative culture."
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...

"The interview process is thorough and challenging, with three rounds of interviews..."

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

"The location is brilliant (Manchester Square, Marylebone). The office has grown very..."

"Long hours Monday to Thursday, but Friday evenings and weekends are protected from..."

"In my opinion the salary is very good."

"Fantastic case team dinners at the end of each case, gym membership."

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

"Throughout my interview I was asked why I wanted to work in consulting, in addition..."

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

"Very good as mentors - huge emphasis placed on the apprenticeship model at BCG. All..."

"I would say BCG is very committed to diversity. But it is somewhat limited by it's..."

"There are set criteria for promotion timescales, but opportunities for promotion..."

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

"Each day is different but may include client interviews, market research, producing..."

"The work is interesting and challenging, and you have real autonomy and ability to..."

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

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

"Caring, interesting, dynamic."

"I had options between my company and two equity research options (one at a specialist..."

"There is a lot of online training; alongside other training sessions. Skills and..."

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

"More predictable hours."

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