Bain & Company Reviews

Updated 17 Sep 2020

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Bain & Company Worldwide Managing Partner Manny Maceda
Manny Maceda
755 Ratings
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  1. "Great company"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Recruiting in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great culture Cares about its people Amazing opportunities for personal development

    Cons

    Healthy business may mean long nights. Sustainability can be an issue

  2. "Great company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, great culture, interesting projects

    Cons

    None really, is a great firm


  3. "Great place to learn and grow!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Excellent mentorship, and exposure to different industries.

    Cons

    Long hours, though leadership makes sure you are recognized for your work and protect employees from working too many hard weeks in a row.

  4. "Great place to launch a career"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fast paced learning, great colleagues, diverse experience

    Cons

    Lack of diversity in leadership team (though active efforts underway to improve)

  5. "Great learning experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Wasn't a day I didn't learn something new.

    Cons

    Travel is very very tough but manageable if you ask for support.

  6. "Great post-undergrad career starter"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Amazing, driven, supportive coworkers - Awesome culture where you want to spend time on the weekend with your peers, even after 80 hour weeks - Exposure to corporate executives & the inner workings of Fortune 500s - Interesting work & problem solving opportunities - A company that stands by and supports its employees, of all backgrounds, through the thick and thin

    Cons

    - Demanding work environment, where long hours are expected - Slow career path if staying from the AC position to Consultant - you go through the same ~3 year career progression as someone fresh out of bschool with no consulting experience (given more difficult roles, paid the same, promoted on roughly the same timeline) - (True of many consulting roles) Lack of ownership for the results of your work - infrequently involved in implementation and operationalization

  7. "Great place to start a career"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Exposure to c suite executives

    Cons

    Work-life balance is a major challenge

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  8. "Great learning opportunity"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Consultant in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great training, good exposure to projects

    Cons

    Get assigned to projects with little say

  9. "Good place to start careeer"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Rapid career development and great coaching

    Cons

    Little input into staffing, consulting work from home is not the same

  10. "Managing daily data entry"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Market Associate in Warsaw
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Bain & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Friendly environment, great experience, and flexible.

    Cons

    Not applicable.. nothing negative to say

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