Boston Consulting Group Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 17 Apr 2020

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Boston Consulting Group President and CEO Rich Lesser
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131 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great people and culture; learning(in 165 reviews)

  • "Worked with smart people in a friendly environment(in 160 reviews)

Cons
  • "the long hours (should already know this)(in 464 reviews)

  • "relatively longer working hours compared to other types of business(in 224 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
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    • 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. "Smart colleagues"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Associate Consultant in Noida

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group full-time

    Pros

    Smart people to work with

    Cons

    Can get very repetitive and mundane

    Boston Consulting Group2020-04-17
  3. "Overall great place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Associate in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, challenging problems, great perks

    Cons

    w/l balance (common to consulting), if you end up with bad case leadership you'll be miserable

    Boston Consulting Group2020-02-28
  4. Helpful (1)

    "SA review"

    5.0
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    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. "Great place to work on diverse set of problems across industries and learn"

    4.0
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    • 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

    Smart people Working with largest businesses People oriented policies Great learning Great pay

    Cons

    Work life balance Support functions not adequate

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    Boston Consulting Group2018-06-03
  6. "Great people to be around, the experience is what you make of it"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Consultant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    smart people very open culture, lots of independence

    Cons

    long work hours some people work too hard judgemental at senior levels

    Boston Consulting Group2017-06-05
  7. "Great"

    5.0
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    Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    Great work culture, smart people, variety of projects to work on, all consulting privileges

    Cons

    poor work life balance, less salary, recruit only from selected schools, limited exit options

    Boston Consulting Group2016-01-29
  8. "Fantastic People place, but poor worklife balance"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Project Leader in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart People Interesting Challenging Work Low on Politics Good office environment, supporting system Compensation in line with top consulting firms Great Brand

    Cons

    Work life balance is poor Traveling- is sometimes excessive Yield loss- work lost because people werent aligned or clear can be high None of these are BCG specific, you would find the same challenge in a Mck (or Bain)

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    Boston Consulting Group2014-10-16
  9. "Excellent, could not have asked for more!"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Principal in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Boston Consulting Group full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, very smart people, best of the best!

    Cons

    Nothing comes to the mind

    Boston Consulting Group2013-12-09
  10. Helpful (2)

    "A big positive for my career"

    4.0
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    Senior Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Boston Consulting Group

    Pros

    1. Great brand 2. Fun and really smart people 3. Good compensation and benefits 4. Challenging and meritocratic work environment

    Cons

    1. Unpredictable working hours which usually end up being quite long 2. Lack of flexibility in choosing projects

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    Boston Consulting Group2011-09-15
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