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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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  • "Working with incredibly smart people who are always pushing you to get to a better answer(in 219 reviews)

  • "Interesting and challenging work, great people(in 218 reviews)

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  1. "Fast-paced, exciting workplace"

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    Former Employee - Associate 

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

    Pros

    Great people. Excellent growth opportunities for employees at all levels.

    Cons

    The lifestyle can be a challenge at times, although there are initiatives to improve this

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-30
  2. "Challenging"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

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

    Pros

    Interesting work and great people

    Cons

    Not always great work/life balance

    McKinsey & Company2019-12-19
  3. "Intense & great company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Associate in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    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
  4. "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
  5. "Nice place to work; but toxic for lifestyle"

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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great people, strong non-hierarchical culture, genuinely values based, interesting work that actually makes a difference

    Cons

    Very bad work life balance - regular travel and 12-16 hour days as standard

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-01
  6. "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
  7. "Business Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great people, great benefits (pension etc.), great career opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, relationships can be transactional on short projects

    Advice to Management

    Invest in the initiatives that people are creating - there are some great ideas!

    McKinsey & Company2018-03-08
  8. "What it was like to work at McKinsey"

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    I worked at McKinsey & Company for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people, great culture and social side is very good

    Cons

    Long hours, low pay considering the hours

    McKinsey & Company2017-08-08
  9. "Great experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    + Steep learning curve + Great people + Work dynamics

    Cons

    - Work-life balance - Content of certain projects

    Advice to Management

    + Keep recruiting policy + Focus more on most value added projects

    McKinsey & Company2017-07-10
  10. "Implementation leader"

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    Current Employee - Implementation Leader in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people & support working on big challenges with every opportunity to grow

    Cons

    Lifestyle can be very painful

    McKinsey & Company2017-02-27
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