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I love how strong our talent pool is. I don't love being rated "average". Even though that means on track for promotion, it's annoying.

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^look at them sour grapes

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Just be grateful that "average" is probably a really wide band. In theory 50% of people are below average but probably only 10-25% are "below average"

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BA1 that assumes a normal distribution! 50% are below median though ;)

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So much hostility here. Tsk tsk.

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As an experienced hire BCG's talent pool was humbling as hell. Went from always feeling like the smartest in the room to always feeling like the dumbest.

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Do better then maybe?

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👍 if you're the smartest one in the room you're in the wrong room

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Nice try. Maybe you're just average in an average pool of people.

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yes you are muggles... you're probably good at your job but jesus h christ get off your high horse or broomstick or whatever you nerds do over there

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BA1 ftw

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M1, yep that's it. We are just made up of a bunch of average muggles.

Lol wait. Kudos to working at BCG and all. But did you actually just compliment the strength of your peers, and then complain about being given an average rating? Have you done anything to deserve more? If you have, highlight it and make sure your leadership is aware upon the next review cycle. If you haven't, and you're just being pissy because you want a pity party....well I'm sorry to tell you, but you'll always be average. You of all people should know that nothing is given and everything worthwhile is earned. So to earn something better than this "averages" rating you have such disdain for.

BCG4 - lateral as well. Feel amazed as well. It's awesome

Lateral here as well 🙂

@Booz1, yep, that is why I left and headed to BCG.

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