Best of Boston: BCG


One of the “big three” management consulting firms, Boston Consulting Group is a prestigious, private company providing advisory services to many public, private and non-profit firms, with over two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies as clients. An elite, highly competitive firm, BCG is also apparently a great place to work, ranking second on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” in 2015. I find this rare because finance and consulting firm’s with such strong reputations typically aren’t listed among the top places to work due to the pressure, money and high stakes of the industries. I have never had any sort of interaction with Boston Consulting Group, but based on reputation, their website and third party reports, I am impressed.

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Ciao, benvenuto alla quattro stagioni!


Hello, welcome to the Four Seasons!

 

As you walk off of Borgo Pinti and into the Four Seasons hotel in Florence, Italy, you are immediately greeted and welcomed by the staff. As you make your way to the front desk, your eye is drawn towards a statue resembling Michelangelo’s Bacchus statue in the Bargello Museum in Florence. The statue is in the center of an atrium and is surrounded by floral arrangements and provides seating for guests to sit and enjoy the grand interior architecture and design of the hotel. After having the opportunity to stay in the Four Seasons Hotel Firenze, I understood why this hotel chain is one of the most well known in the world. Have you stayed in a Four Seasons Hotel? What was your experience?

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