Boston Consulting Group Ranks First on Consulting Magazine’s Best Firms to Work For List

Navigate Secures No. 1 as Best Small Firm to Work For

New York, NY – Sept. 11, 2017—ALM’s Consulting magazine announced that The Boston Consulting Group (BGC) is listed as the No. 1 consulting firm on its annual ranking of Best Firms to Work For. This marks the fourth straight year atop the survey rankings for BGC, which is the only firm to appear on the list every year since the survey’s 2001 debut. In that time, BCG has never been ranked outside of the Top 5.

In 2017, the firm outpaced the competition among the six facets of employee satisfaction the survey measures: Firm Culture, Career Development, Compensation & Benefits, Client Engagement, Firm Leadership and Work/Life Balance.

The complete survey findings are published in the September issue of Consulting magazine and can be found on

“There’s simply no denying BCG is the very best consulting firm to work for right now. The numbers don’t lie—BCG finished as the best overall firm in five of the six categories the survey measures, with Work/Life Balance being the only outlier. Simply astounding,” said Joseph Kornik, Consulting magazine’s Publisher and Editor-in-Chief. “That level of consistency is very difficult to achieve, and the firm’s leadership deserves plenty of credit for their success.”

Rounding out the Top 5 Best Firms to Work For are Slalom (2nd), West Monroe Partners (3rd), Collaborative Solutions (4th) and Pariveda Solutions (5th).

The rest of the Best Firms to Work For list in alphabetical order include: Attain, CapTech, Crowe Horwath, EY, Huron, KPMG, North Highland, Protiviti, RSM and ZS. Attain is making its debut on the Best Firms to Work For list this year.

Among the Best Small Firms to Work For, Navigate was the No. 1 firm for the third year in a row. Rounding out the Top 5 of the Best Small Firms to Work For are Myrtle Consulting Group (2nd), Systems Evolution Inc. (3rd), Impact Advisors (4th) and Schellman & Company (5th).

The following are the rest of Best Small Firms to Work For in alphabetical order: Acquis Consulting, Cask, Collective Insights, GearsCRM, IBB Consulting Group, Insight Sourcing Group, Kenway Consulting, Marakon, Meridian Compensation Partners and Propeller Consulting.

Newcomers to the Best Small Firms to Work For list in alphabetical order include: Collective Insights, GearsCRM, Insight Sourcing Group, Kenway Consulting and Schellman & Company.

Consulting magazine’s 2017 Best Firms to Work For survey drew detailed employee engagement insights from more than 10,000 consultants representing more than 300 consulting firms. For full editorial coverage—including the final rankings and associated charts and data found in the September issue of Consulting—visit

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