Bain & Company Takes Top Position in Vault’s Global Consulting Rankings

Consulting firm Bain & Company announced that they have landed the top spot in each of Vault’s 2023 global consulting rankings, leading other firms in North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and the Asia-Pacific (APAC) regions. The firm was highly ranked and recognized for its commitment to diversity efforts and employee quality of life.

“We’re truly honored by this recognition, especially since it is based on direct feedback from our people about the impact of our client work, our culture of close teaming and mentorship, the ability to create a meaningful career path, and more,” said Manny Maceda, Bain & Company’s Worldwide Managing Partner. “I’m grateful to our global team for the passion, creativity and dedication that they bring every day, making Bain such a special place to work.”

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Employees pointed to the firm’s commitment to work-life balance, professional development, and its collaborative teams as among many key drivers of the company’s winning culture and overall success. Its consultants also cited Bain’s transparency in providing its employees with an understanding of what it takes to succeed and contribute to the firm’s work. Its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts, especially its diversity recruiting initiatives, were internally praised as ambitious and receptive.

Bain & Company has been repeatedly commended around the world as a top employer and a great place to work. To date, the firm was recognized as the top consulting firm on Glassdoor’s list of 100 Best Places to Work, ranking #1 in the U.K. and #3 among large U.S. companies; currently stood as the only company in North America to receive a top ranking on five separate occasions; and consistently ranked in the top four employers since Glassdoor began the list in 2008.

The firm has also been named one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” as well as Fortune’s “Best Workplaces for Women” in 2022. In addition, Bain was recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality” in the same year, earning a perfect score on its annual Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for 16 years running.

Founded in 1996, Vault is well known for its influential ratings, rankings, and reviews on thousands of top employers and internship programs. Its ratings are regularly cited by the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, Fortune, Forbes, Bloomberg BusinessWeek, and other news outlets. Its annual rankings provide the real story on employment within a profession, company, or industry, and how job seekers can position themselves to launch and build successful careers.