Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "working hours"

Updated 3 Aug 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. "Best people bad working hours"

    4.0
     

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Smart people and very people oriented culture

    Cons

    Bad working hours sometimes work on weekends

  2. "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.


  3. "BCG review"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Boston, MA

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    The benefits are top notch. Paid leave

    Cons

    Working hours can be long and tedious

  4. "Huge opportunities for development, challenging worklife balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    BCG is a place full of talented people with lots of opportunities for growth, enabling you to work in many different industries

    Cons

    Worklife balance is a major challenge, as average working hours are ~12 hrs per day

  5. "Excellent place to work for"

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

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

    Pros

    Office culture, everyone looks out for eachother, PTO is taken very seriously to ensure employees are able to prioritize personal matters.

    Cons

    General consulting cons of work hours, but special care to ensure employees dont burn out is exceptional when compared to the MBB league

  6. "Overall Good experience"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Associate 

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Ownership | Salary | Additional Perks

    Cons

    Unstructured work | Timings - Extended working hours

  7. "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

  8. "Enjoyed my time here"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Lead Consultant, BCG in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good atmosphere with great talent to work with.

    Cons

    Too much of travelling with excessive work hours.

  9. "An amazing place to work"

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

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Great people and a huge focus on diverse talent

    Cons

    Unpredictable clients and working hours

  10. "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.

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