Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 28 May 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
Rich Lesser
131 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 167 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 161 reviews)

Cons
  • "the long hours (should already know this)(in 467 reviews)

  • "relatively longer working hours compared to other types of business(in 227 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review
    Helpful (3)

    "Hard work and high expectations, but worth it for 2 to 3 years"

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

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

    Pros

    - Amazing amount of learning - Great exit opportunities - Working with super smart people - Travel if you like it - Experiences that are extremely diverse - Ability to be given responsibility, way above tenure would suggest

    Cons

    - Very long hours - Extremely high expectations - High stress environment

    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-17
  2. "BCG"

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

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

    Pros

    Great learning, brilliant peers, good experience

    Cons

    Long hours and lots of travel

    Boston Consulting Group2020-05-10
  3. "Great to place to work"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Learning opportunities, flexibility, pay, responsibility

    Cons

    Long Hours, extensive travel in certai Lon practices

    Boston Consulting Group2020-01-28
  4. Helpful (1)

    "SA review"

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

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

    Pros

    - Great learning - Great exposure - Working with smart people

    Cons

    - Extensive travel - Long hours & work pressure - Certain people you work with are smart but not understanding

    Boston Consulting Group2019-09-28
  5. "Awesome Perks"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many pros related to benefits and salaries.

    Cons

    Not so many apart from long hours.

    Boston Consulting Group2019-07-17
  6. "Amazing Experience"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    1. Great mentorship 2. Challenging cases 3. Steep learning curve 4. Exposure to C suite executives

    Cons

    Long hours, but it isn't a problem if you enjoy the work

    Boston Consulting Group2019-06-13
  7. "Great place for fast learning"

    4.0
    Current Contractor - Consultant Specialist in Mumbai
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Fast Paced Learning - Great brand value

    Cons

    - Long work hours - Lots of travel

    Boston Consulting Group2019-04-06
  8. "Project leader"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Leader in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    High Salary, good to learn, high impact

    Cons

    Long working hours, too many travels

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    Boston Consulting Group2019-01-08
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Good starting point, challenging in long term"

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

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

    Pros

    good exposure, large client base

    Cons

    Long working hours, competitive working environment

    Boston Consulting Group2018-11-24
  10. "Fast track career"

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

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

    Pros

    Steep learning and growth, early exposure to top management agendas and way of thinking

    Cons

    Long working hours if somebody has this as an issue

    Boston Consulting Group2017-12-03
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