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Great company to launch a career

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)
Former Employee - Consultant in Los Angeles, CA (US)

I worked at Bain & Company full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- Diversity of projects creates many learning opportunities
- Great on the job training and both hard & soft skill building
- Strong culture focused on performance
- Smart, driven colleagues

Cons

- Projects aren't always interesting
- Project lengths are increasing, meaning there are fewer opportunites to see more industries & functions
- Client service means life is unpredictable

Recommends
Positive Outlook
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    Excellent place to start your career

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA (US)

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work with incredible people while developing invaluable analytical skills & understanding of business, Very entrepreneurial and gives you opportunities to contribute to the office in ways you like through "Extra 10s". Lots of formal and informal mentorship as well for learning.

    Cons

    Very steep learning curve, hours more unpredictable (as with all consulting jobs)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    During AC1 year, when new grads are just making that transition from 16+ years of school to working full-time, be sure to invest a lot of time in support. It seems that the first year is the most likely time for ACs to feel very dissatisfied with work depending on what kind of case(s) they are put on.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Great culture, great learning opportunities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Consultant
    Current Employee - Consultant

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    No politics. Outstanding and fun people that don't take themselves too seriously. Interesting projects.

    Cons

    Potentially long hours. Some constraints on project selection due to local staffing model.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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