Public Consulting Group
2.6 of 5 106 reviews
www.publicconsultinggroup.com Boston, MA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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A demanding/hard employer; for the select few who have the stamina, skills, and commitment, supremely rewarding

Director (Current Employee)

I have been working at Public Consulting Group full-time for more than 10 years

Prosthere is no limit to career growth opportunities. If you are committed to delivering high quality service to the public sector, and are a consistently high performer i.e. execute assignments on time, of a high quality and within budget; put the clients needs ahead of anything else, are respectful of your clients, peers and the community in which you work, you will succeed here. This place has grown annually by double digit percentages for each of the past 15+ years. That would not have occurred if the marketplace did not regard PCG as a high quality deliverer of business solutions. That consistent groth allows all PCG employees the opportunity to be successful in a satisfying career.

ConsThere are flaws here, however, staff are empowered to suggest and help implement changes to improve the environment. The time reporting, knowledge management system is very difficult to navigate. There needs to be more diversity in the management team. Collaboration across pratice areas occasionally creates tension with regard to project "ownership".

Advice to Senior ManagementBring more women and minorities into the management team. The firm management needs to better reflect the markets that it serves

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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2 people found this helpful  

High demands and Low contract bids = Overworked and unhappy people.

Consultant (Former Employee)

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


Pros: You may have a lot of flexibility and independence Good and high performers will get generous bonuses Higher… Cons: There aren't many company methodologies to follow. Information sharing is poor. As a result, we are always recreating the wheel. Smaller to medium sized Projects… Advice to Senior Management: Many of to your "seasoned" managers are not qualified to lead. Pay more attention to what managers are doing Or not doing. Develop a fair… More

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5 people found this helpful  

A dreadful experience

Manager (Former Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I worked at Public Consulting Group full-time


Pros: This firm is profitable despite its incompetent leadership, but the… Cons: There are roughly 35 PCG offices and most of them operate as small companies, with no unity or collaboration. This is largely due to pathetic… Advice to Senior Management: Sell your misguided company and retire. Let a reputable firm bring in true management… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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