Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 29 Jul 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
1,346 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 237 reviews)

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

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  1. "Amazing"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, good reputation, lovely people

    Cons

    Long working hours if working for Banking/PE etc.

  2. "Poor work-life balance"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Very good salary. Great learning experience

    Cons

    Very long working hours. Elitist and snob MDPs


  3. "Intern"

    5.0
    Former Intern - Intern 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Great working enviroment, with strong personalities

    Cons

    Hard and long working hours. Highly competitive.

  4. "Chance for intensive development in diversed environment"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Coordinator 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    good salary, great people, defined career path

    Cons

    long working hours, bad WLB

  5. "Working Student"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Working Student in Munich, Bavaria
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    very nice office in Munich, free drinks and coffee, very smart and ambitious yet kind and supportive colleagues

    Cons

    sometimes long working hours (although this is not really a con as this is known beforehand and employees choose such an environment). Payment for working students was not very high compared to jobs in industry

  6. "Among the best places to start your career"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Interesting and challenging projects, fast learning curve, extremely talented colleagues.

    Cons

    Long working hours and a lot of pressure

  7. "Nice company to work with"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Data Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    good culture and nice people +

    Cons

    long working hours like 120 hours per week

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  8. "Summer Intern"

    4.0
    Former Intern - Summer Consultant in Istanbul

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Great people to work with and good experience

    Cons

    Long working hours and intern salary is lower compared to other consulting companies

  9. "great company"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Finance in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for

    Cons

    often very long work hours

  10. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Out Patient Surgery Scheduler 

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Excellent work and benefits, great people

    Cons

    Long working hours, up or out driven stress

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