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McKinsey & Company CEO Kevin Sneader
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  • "Great people, truly global opportunities(in 195 reviews)

  • "Working with incredibly smart people who are always pushing you to get to a better answer(in 194 reviews)

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  1. "Engagement Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    + Great Learning + Great people

    Cons

    Work Life Balance is very poor

    Advice to Management

    Improve work life balance

    McKinsey & Company2019-05-22
  2. "Engagement Manager"

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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Growth and learning opportunities and great colleagues

    Cons

    Hours can be both long and unpredictable

    McKinsey & Company2019-05-10
  3. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 9 years

    Pros

    Excellent client work and almost no limits on how you shape your work Unparalleled coaching from supportive people

    Cons

    Steep learning curve and you always have a short period of relative comfort before the next ‘up or out’ hits

    Advice to Management

    Keep the constant renewal going

    McKinsey & Company2019-04-30
  4. "Terrific!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    People are awesome. Great to work with.

    Cons

    Lifestyle can be challenging at times

    McKinsey & Company2019-04-28
  5. "Cold. Calculated. Out of touch."

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    The mckinsey brand opens doors when you walk into clients that have no clue or are in distress. This moves people into action. But this comes at a cost... See below.

    Cons

    There are many. The business model to consultancies are outdated and thus top managers and talent end up leaving. Long gone are the days of the ultra industrialist capitalist company, in the world where the fabric of capitalism is in question. Mckinsey (and thus the people that lead the company - grades AP and above) are increasingly out of touch and out of date with workforce and sometimes even clients. The firm doesn't...

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    Advice to Management

    Where to begin. Start promoting diverse profiles. The white middle aged man partner profiles are dying and clients are reacting. Future pipeline of digital or technology talent is diverse and Asian. So do better.

    McKinsey & Company2019-05-18
  6. "A challenging, engaging place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Intellectually stimulating, fast moving, great colleagues, working closely with senior leaders of client organizations

    Cons

    There are plenty of other careers that would provide you with more sleep, less travel and less stress. But that's the flipside of McKinsey being a fast-moving, exciting, challenging place to work

    McKinsey & Company2019-04-09
  7. "Great exposure"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Training is extremely great for BAs — you learn PowerPoint, Excel, communication skills etc. in a short span of time

    Cons

    Working hours can be long, but it is often worth the steep learning curve you will experience

    Advice to Management

    Provide more opportunities for your lower-tenured consultants — let them have more flexibility and choice in their staffing to maximise impact!

    McKinsey & Company2019-03-01
  8. "Excellent career progression for non consultants"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Excellent career progression for non consultants

    Cons

    None really to say apart from keep up the good work

    McKinsey & Company2019-02-26
  9. "Excellent Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues, lots of learning

    Cons

    Work life balance can be a bit strained!

    McKinsey & Company2019-02-19
  10. "Amazing company to work with"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Positive Outlook
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    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great and intelligent people. Great perks

    Cons

    long hours and travelling can be tiring

    McKinsey & Company2019-02-15
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