Bain & Company may operate presence in dozens of countries—with more than 20 offices in Europe, the Middle East & Africa—but that doesn’t keep the “heart” of the Big Three from functioning as one firm. Whichever path you pursue (and there are many), you’re sure to receive the same quintessential Bain experience that Bainies around the world say make this one of the most rewarding and enriching firms to join.

Company Stats


Employer Type




10,001+ Employees


Featured Rankings

Vault Consulting 25 EMEA


Major Departments/Practice Areas



Major Office Locations

59 offices worldwide


Employment Contact

Keith Bevans

Firsthand Findings

Bain consistently comes out as one of top firms in our culture survey for a simple reason: no other top-tier consulting firm has cracked the culture code as well as this one. From inclusion and wellness initiatives to training and development opportunities, Bain is thoughtful and intentional about its culture in a way that is not only rare within any industry, but especially difficult to pull off on a global scale.

Of course, this being consulting, quality of life issues will always surface on certain projects and against specific deadlines. But pound-for-pound, Bain richly deserves its place in the “Big 3” consulting bracket not just for its work, but for its recognition of and commitment to its major asset: its people.

About the Company

Bain & Company is a global consultancy that helps the world’s most ambitious change makers define the future.  Across 63 offices in 38 countries, the firm works alongside clients as one team with a shared ambition to achieve extraordinary results, outperform the competition and redefine industries. Bain & Company complements its tailored, integrated expertise with a vibrant ecosystem of digital innovators to deliver better, faster and more enduring outcomes. Its 10-year commitment to invest more than $1 billion in pro bono services brings its talent, expertise and insight to organizations tackling today’s urgent challenges in education, racial equity, social justice, economic development and the environment. Since the founding of Bain & Company in 1973, it has measured its success by the success of its clients, and proud...

Employee Reviews

  • “Consulting with the best culture in the industry.”

  • “Get to know the people in your prospective office and make sure you want to spend a lot of time with them!  Beyond that, Bain will deliver what it says 'on the tin' - you'll get great opportunities for professional and personal development and get a toolkit which you can deploy in any business for the rest of your career.”

  • “I really think we are authentically seeking to make others (our peers and our clients) shine vs. showing how smart we are. I get up in the morning knowing it’s my mission to make others look good, and that I believe is a unique feeling.”

  • “The best place to build your skills, capabilities and track record as an impactful business leader.”

  • “With 30 years of experience in top management consulting in multiple continents, I have not found another firm that even comes close as an ethical, values-driven, high prestige, hard-working and rewarding place.”

Why Work Here

At Bain, we work with bold clients who want to define the future, not hide from it. We solve transformative challenges by working alongside our clients as one team with a shared ambition.

Our commitment to diversity, inclusion and collaboration is key to building our extraordinary teams. We hire people with exceptional talents, abilities and potential, then create an environment where you can bring your whole self to work.

We know your priorities can shift as your life changes. At every point, we make sure you have what you need for a long, productive and fulfilling career with us.

We never let one another fail. It’s a simple motto, but one we live by every day.

Getting Hired Here

  • “Excellent post offer management process, leading to high win rate vs. direct competition.”

  • “Starts at CV screening with double blind to ensure fairness of treatment of all candidates, then testing, then two rounds of interviews covering both hard and soft skills. Ideal candidate is a problem-solver with strong academic credentials that thrives by working in teams.”

  • “... All people we do hire are open, investigative, curious, and above all extremely nice, easy-going and integer --while displaying a high level of professionalism.”

  • “We are looking not just for analytic case cracking smarts. Those are critical. IQ still absolutely matters.  But that is not enough, an ideal candidate and Bain is also one who: 1) has the ability  to effectively team with others -- listening, genuine interest and curiosity and interest in others as a person, collaboration, mutual support, in short genuine EQ; 2) brings a high degree of self-generated positive energy to their colleague and clients, even in challenging situations; 3) brings a growth mindset and commitment to their own professional and personal development; 4) possesses a set of interests and passions outside of work; 5) is a self-starter.”

Perks & Benefits