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Updated 19 Oct 2019

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McKinsey & Company CEO Kevin Sneader
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Pros
  • "Working with incredibly smart people who are always pushing you to get to a better answer(in 205 reviews)

  • "Great people, truly global opportunities(in 196 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner 
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    I have been working at McKinsey & Company part-time

    Pros

    Fantastic culture and exciting opportunities

    Cons

    Potentially long hours and lots of travel

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-05
  2. "Career accelerator"

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Learn a lot Some amazing people

    Cons

    Tough lifestyle Lots of work travel Some unpleasant people

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-03
  3. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - Analyst 
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    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great culture and learnings, excellent career start

    Cons

    Long hours, sometimes stressful projects

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-17
  4. "L"

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    Current Employee - Consultant 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    learning development creativity career advice mentor

    Cons

    work life balance life creativity balanced hours hours long stressful work

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-01
  5. "Consultant"

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

    Pros

    The company really cares about you

    Cons

    A lot of traveling and meetings

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-27
  6. "Good graduate job"

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant in London, England
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    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Salary generous for graduate job

    Cons

    Very high pressured working environment

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-09
  7. "Intense & great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
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    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with; unique place to work on great project and have impact

    Cons

    Can be very intense at time. Also, can lack ownership at BA/Associate level

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-24
  8. "prestigious"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    You would be hard-pressed to find a more prestigious firm

    Cons

    made to work incredibly hard, even relative to the high pay.

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-07
  9. "great learning"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    great people and learning, lots of travel

    Cons

    lifestyle and working hours, uncertainty

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-20
  10. "Brilliant place"

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    Former Employee - Manager in London, England
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    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great culture, inclusive. People are great! Fast pace and you are pushed beyond what you thought capable.

    Cons

    It's tiring! Can feel relentless at times.

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-18
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