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McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that serves private and public companies, governments, not-for-profits and non-governmental organizations. We have 30 industry and functional practices and six new client service areas, including McKinsey ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is two-fold: to help our clients make distinctive, lasting, and substantial improvements in their performance and to build a great firm that attracts, develops, excites, and retains exceptional people. These two tenets are reinforcing. Helping clients solve their ... Read more


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    Extremely long working hours with no overtime pay.
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McKinsey & Company Awards & Accolades

  • "Triple Crown" Achievement: Ranked First in all Three Regions Surveyed, Vault Consulting 50, 2014
  • The Best Consulting Firms: Prestige in North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific, Vault, 2015
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