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Updated 8 Jan 2020

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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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)

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  1. "Great company with lots of possibilities"

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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 a year

    Pros

    Playground for limitless learning and development of top management skills Excellent comp and benefits See the world, meet new people, deliver real impact and change

    Cons

    Work life balance Inconsistent staffing methods Not a lot of bandwidth to develop exceptional spike on hard skills

    McKinsey & Company2019-12-12
  2. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Busineess Analyst 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Leadership Interesting projects fro the start

    Cons

    Work life balance Can be stressful

    McKinsey & Company2019-12-05
  3. "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
  4. "Excellent place to work and develop your career."

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

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

    Pros

    Deep client interactions and fast-paced learning environment. Opportunity to solve complex problems and make a difference.

    Cons

    Work-life balance can be a struggle.

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-28
  5. "Pay well but not a nice firm to work for."

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    Current Employee - Support Staff in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    pay well, slightly above the industry norm benefits are very comprehensive free food every day free inhouse gym

    Cons

    very little career progression work life balance is terrible, thats not through self disipline but the constant demands

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    McKinsey & Company2019-12-11
  6. "The best career start"

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    Former Intern - Summer Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company for less than a year

    Pros

    Culture of networking - in the lifts, in the canteen Exposure to clients (often C-suite) even as a junior Interesting, high profile projects in UK and internationally Kick-off meetings allow you to mention work/life balance commitments Free breakfast, lunch and £35 dinner allowance

    Cons

    Long hours, very project dependent Moved office location from Piccadilly Sq

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-25
  7. "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
  8. "A great place to make a difference"

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

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

    Pros

    A lot of responsibility, great learning experience, global networks and opportunities.

    Cons

    Work / life balance at times

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    McKinsey & Company2019-08-21
  9. "Hard work but very rewarding"

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    Current Employee - Recruitment Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    True personal and professional development

    Cons

    Work/life balance can be tough at times but flexibility helps a great deal

    McKinsey & Company2019-08-21
  10. "Great place to work"

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

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

    Pros

    Incredible training opportunities, a genuinely caring environment and unparalleled benefits. Work/life balance as a non-consultant is great.

    Cons

    There can be a lot of pressure but this is generally very rewarding.

    McKinsey & Company2019-08-21
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