Boston Consulting Group

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Women's Ratings
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4.3
Women's Job Satisfaction (5=very satisfied)
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pl1986

Project Leader

Strategy & Business Development

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January 1970

It's a tough job, but if you want an exciting place to work that will also support you, BCG is the place to do it!

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $50k-$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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annonymous123321

Regional Manager

Human Resources

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January 1970

Top management believes in greater value coming from diversity, and focuses on ensuring an inclusive culture for women in this traditionally male-dominated world of consulting. We're not perfect yet, and practices will somewhat vary from one office / region to the next, but overall I feel valued and supported as a woman at BCG.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

    Practices somewhat vary from one office / region to the next, but as a general rule - I believe at BCG you are the master of your schedule, and the more you take this responsibility to manage your work vs. life commitments, the more satisfied you are! BCG offers great opportunities for people on consulting track (flex leaves, secondments, etc.), but also career shifts to other functions within the firm.

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    52 paid / unpaid

    I'm not based in the US - mat leave length according to the local regulations

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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BCGBST1

Director

Human Resources

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January 1970

Great place to work - good mix of challenging and interesting content and some balance. Really smart and interesting people.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $50k-$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

    Easier to be flexible day-to-day in internal positions, but there are formalized programs in client facing roles that allow us to work 3 or 4 days a week - sometimes you need to be willing to shift which days of the week those are week to week or month to month.

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve my compensation

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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G girl

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January 1970

I have been able to craft my own path here - I've had the support to not only find what I'm good at but what I love ... and that's where I spend 80% of my time

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $20k-$50k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

    BCG has a term that I've heard many many times when something unexpected comes up and it's "family first": despite our size, it really is a close group and everyone pitches in to help each other

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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DPVWJ

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January 1970

BCG offers incredible flexibility, opportunities, and engagement on work life balance (for all women, single, married, with or without children)

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve my compensation

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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Lovecatsmoney

Executive Assistant

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January 1970

Great maternity leave (4 months paid). More flexibility for consultants than business device team but it's improving

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $50k-$80k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    16 paid / unpaid

    Allowed to extend leave with unpaid time and vacation time too

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve my compensation

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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BCGer

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January 1970

It is an outstanding place with really supportive people. I have great mentorship and flexibility

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

    I have moved four times given my husband's career and BCG had always supported me.

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    16 paid / unpaid

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon2981

Project Leader

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January 1970

At BCG, you'll receive fantastic mentorship and opportunity to advance, quickly.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $50k-$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon2977

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January 1970

A wonderful, thoughtful supplier focused on ensuring that the workplace is fair, fun, and fulfilling.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon2979

Principal

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January 1970

senior leadership makes a significant effort to support and retain women

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Not much; it's a great place to work

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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