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Bain & Company Reviews

Updated 19 Jun 2019

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Bain & Company CEO Manny Maceda
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  1. Helpful (545)

    "Welcome to Bain"

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    Current Employee - Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Welcome to Bain. I'm going to give you a problem that neither the CEO nor his entire management team could solve. And I'm probably going to give you lots of different opinions and imperfect data sources. And then I'll ask you to focus in on where the most value is and convince all those people with different opinions that you're right. But don't worry, I'm also going to give you a Bain team. Those associates and...

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    Cons

    Here's how you know you've made it at Bain. The reward for doing a good job is getting a bigger, tougher problem next time. Meaning, you are always solving the easiest problem you will ever solve again. This takes a lot of resilience and active managing of self-expectations to remember that you are not actually getting worse, the problems are just getting harder. So my advice is to remember that. And then take a...

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    Advice to Management

    Continue to find and promote the leadership that lives our operating principles.

    Bain & Company2015-10-06

    Bain & Company Response

    September 27, 2016Director, Global Consultant Talent Management

    You have captured the essence of what it means to work here! Thanks for sharing your experience.

  2. "Truly the best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High impact work, collaborate with very smart people, great comp

    Cons

    Long hours can be draining

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you're doing

    Bain & Company2019-06-17
  3. "Challenging job"

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    Current Employee - Case Team Leader in São Paulo, São Paulo

    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Fun environment, good exposure and challenging job

    Cons

    Long working hours and unpredictable time

    Bain & Company2019-06-17
  4. "great place to work and develop"

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    Current Employee - Partn in Paris
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    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    culture, learning, people, variety of issues

    Cons

    the work can be demanding

    Bain & Company2019-06-16
  5. "Great Company, great spirit"

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    Current Employee - Case Team Leader in Frankfurt am Main
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    People, spirit, fun, comp, great events (Bain World Cup)

    Cons

    work-life balance is sometimes tough

    Bain & Company2019-06-16
  6. "Bain is my tribe"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Brussels
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people, supportive environment, flexible carreerpath, lots of travel if you want, winning clients, true friendships, intellectual challenge

    Cons

    Long hours, especially at the Brussels office

    Bain & Company2019-06-16
  7. "Excellent"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I have been working at Bain & Company

      Pros

      To work sensitive and accurately

      Cons

      Working here is good and sensitive

      Advice to Management

      Humble your self and show good manner.

      Bain & Company2019-06-15
    • "Great place to work"

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

        Pros

        Variety of projects, down to earth culture

        Cons

        Long hours, lots of travel

        Bain & Company2019-06-15
      • Helpful (1)

        "Director"

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        Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at Bain & Company full-time

        Pros

        Excellent culture- pragmatic, collaborate, smart, and fun.

        Cons

        High stress and challenging - but also why it is rewarding.

        Bain & Company2019-06-10
      • "I feel so lucky to work at Bain"

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        Current Employee - Senior Associate Consultant in London, England
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        Positive Outlook
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        I have been working at Bain & Company full-time for more than a year

        Pros

        Bain is such an incredible company to work for! The job content is so interesting and challenging - you constantly learn, especially because your team and managers are so supportive and dedicated to their team development and growth. On top, Bain offers such incredible personal experiences: I am going to take 2 months leave this summer, they will sponsor my MBA, they organise incredible events (Summer event in Portugal,...

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        Cons

        It can be a very intellectually challenging and intense place to work sometimes (it will never be a 9-5 job)

        Bain & Company2019-06-14
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