The Boston Consulting Group

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8.8 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 10 ratings in 2017)
"Caring, interesting, dynamic."
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 case studies and prepare interesting, unique and impressive stories to share..."

"There's a strong office culture that's very friendly and collaborative. Opinions..."

"The office is located in the centre of London, has a subsidised café in the building..."

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

"The salary is definitely competitive."

"Nice dinners with case teams to celebrate the end of cases."

"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..."

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

"Senior management provides numerous mentorship opportunities."

"There is open support for diversity with a strong LGBT network. Women are also supported..."

"We have a 'promote when ready' policy - you are promoted as soon as you are performing..."

"We spend at least 10% (I think) of the total hours, that we could otherwise be billing..."

"Work is very diverse and no one day is the same as another."

"Quality of the people I work with."

"Can be long hours, but this is very case dependent."

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

"A continuing debate with impressive people."

"Prestige and 'the name'. Was unsure how this would turn out in the months between..."

"There is fantastic training at BCG. For instance, there is a vast online library..."

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

"More predictable hours."

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