Boston Consulting Group is the second largest consulting firm by revenue and consistently ranks high in our top consulting firms. The firm’s diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise to organizations, helping them to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact. Purpose-driven, the firm strives to drive lasting impact for its employees, clients, and society. "You will be challenged... and rewarded," say insiders.
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A firm that truly needs no introduction, BCG is a name that will burnish any resume and open doors for years to come. And with good reason: the firm’s reputation for solving the stickiest problems its roster of “who’s who” clients from around the globe can throw at it is second to none.
That cachet comes with some serious on-the-job benefits for consultants, too. These include top-of-market compensation and benefits, training and advancement opportunities that are rated as among the best in the industry, and even a degree of control over work-life balance that was all-but-unheard of in this industry as recently as a decade ago.
Of course, in the world of client services, both travel and hours can be a little unwieldy at times—depending on projec...
About the Company
With 22,000 employees in more than 90 offices in more than 50 countries and regions, Boston Consulting Group ranks as one of America's largest private companies, according to Forbes. The firm partners with leaders in business and society to help them tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. Its clients include many of the world's largest and most influential companies. BCG counts Indra Nooyi, Chairman and former CEO of PepsiCo, Steve Hafner, CEO and co-founder of KAYAK, Rohini Srivathsa, CTO of Microsoft India, Jean-Cristophe Babin, CEO of Bulgari, Lydie Hudson, CEO of Sustainability of Credit Suisse, Minda Xu, CCO of Honeywell, and Nyimpini Mabunda, CEO of General Electric, Southern Africa among its more than 30,000 alumni around the world.
BCG believes that in order to succeed, orga...
“As someone who was very hesitant to come to a big firm, I've been very pleasantly surprised with how much I enjoy working here!”
“BCG is a unique opportunity to gain a variety of business experiences in a short timeframe. It is a wonderful career experience for those that enjoy working in teams, moving at a fast pace, and being able to operate at a level above their current position.”
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“Rollercoaster of experiences - but we're all strapped in together as a team and learning from the ups and downs.”
“We care deeply about each other, our clients, and ensuring we are creating meaningful and measurable impact for the clients and their biggest challenges.”
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“BCG and other sources offer plenty of helpful prep materials that accurately describe the expectations. An ideal candidate is personable and mature and can insightfully work through information available to understand business problems and potential solutions.”
“[Company is seeking] curious problem solvers with high EQ who appreciate nuances and want to find creative ways to help.”
“I believe that we place higher value on diversity of professional backgrounds compared to competitor firms. This is built on a philosophy of creative problem solving and wanting candidates who will help bring unique perspectives rather than cookie-cutter responses.”
“Multiple interview rounds. We are looking for people that excel in their industry (or in school if they are a recent grad) that is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and a good team player.”
“Structured, curious, highly motivated individuals who function well in teams and want to work on the world's thorniest issues.”