Boston Consulting Group Reviews

Updated 7 Aug 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,202 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 173 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 164 reviews)

Cons
  • "relatively longer working hours compared to other types of business(in 235 reviews)

  • "Lots of travel; sometimes to remote parts of India(in 66 reviews)

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  1. "Insane hours, but a rewarding career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Solving some incredibly challenging problems

    Cons

    Working ridiculous hours (including weekends)

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  2. Helpful (1)

    "Steep learning curve"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Canberra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You'll learn quickly, push you to be the best, super smart colleagues

    Cons

    Burnout is high, work life balance low

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  3. "Great company to work at"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Sydney

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great development opportunities with broad exposure

    Cons

    Poor work life balance, a a a

  4. "Bringing out your best"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Canberra
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    BCG shapes people into sharp, effective and focussed operators

    Cons

    Pushing the boundaries of work-life-balance

  5. "Great place to work in"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Consultant in Melbourne

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Bad work life balance, travel

  6. "Love working at BCG"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent compensation, smart peers, steady career progression, great career options when ready to move on from BcG

    Cons

    High level of stress, long hours, still less diverse than it should when it comes to different ways of thinking etc.

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  7. "Face paced not for faint hearted"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Strong learning and development focus. Fast paced. Working with smart people.

    Cons

    Work you hard. Minimal work life balance.

  8. "Great people, great culture, interesting work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital BCG in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company takes incredible care of its people, and is genuinely committed to achieving the best outcomes for its clients.

    Cons

    Resourcing ambiguity and long hours (only at times, not always)

  9. "Good company"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great company for people who aims to learn and practice numerous knowledge and skills quickly

    Cons

    Too much travelling , and tight projects sometimes

  10. "Junior Staff"

    3.0
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Analyst in Sydney

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nice peeps to work with

    Cons

    Approval may get slow at times

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