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McKinsey & Company Managing Director Dominic Barton
Dominic Barton
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Pros
  • You work with very smart people every day (very gratifying) (in 67 reviews)

  • Can stay for 2 years to learn a lot (in 26 reviews)

Cons
  • An efficient person who prioritizes work/life balance is working until 10/11pm every night (with a break for dinner) (in 174 reviews)

  • Long hours depending on the project (in 175 reviews)

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Awesome Brand that opens many doors

    Cons

    Focus on specialization quite early in career as compared to other consulting companies


  2. Great learning and exposure to building strategy with CEOs

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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Clients pressure who are unrelenting

    Cons

    Clients pressure who are unrelenting


  3. Helpful (3)

    Good career progress, tough lifestyle.

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    Current Employee - Associate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Associate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Clear career track with fast advancement - High caliber of colleagues and superiors - Very meritocratic environment - Good place for people who like to learn fast and diverse topics

    Cons

    - Very intense lifestyle - You have to travel a lot (though less in Brazil/Mexico than other countries) - Not the coolest environment (e.g. Google)

    Advice to Management

    - Learn how to adapt to create a more friendly environment - Improve lifestyle of consultants - Make the work more fun!



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