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McKinsey is committed to excellence and, as a result, fosters unparalleled growth and career development opportunities

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Current Employee - Business Analyst  in  Boston, MA
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Boston, MA

I have been working at McKinsey & Company

Pros

1. Smart, motivated, and personable co-workers that you want to get to know both in and out of work
2. Endless opportunities to learn both hard and soft skills for people of all tenure
3. Great place to discover one's own strengths and weaknesses and figure out career path
4. Top-notch exit options
5. Leadership in the consulting industry (making strong client impact through the use of deep expertise and resources across many industries and functions)
6. Strong focus on firm values

Cons

1. High stress (continuous pressure to do well as a result of feedback-oriented culture)
2. Difficulty in work-life balance (worse than an average job, comparable to other strategy consulting companies, not nearly as bad as finance jobs)

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1. Introduce more firm-wide events/initiatives to foster the firm's global cohesiveness

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    Living at the edge of the worlds most important challenges

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    Current Employee - Manager  in  Palo Alto, CA
    Current Employee - Manager in Palo Alto, CA

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    - Very competent and caring leadership team
    - Amazing people to the core, everyone has something unique
    - feedback that really changes you for the better

    Cons

    - Sometimes we work too hard, but it's mostly interesting work
    - The Firm can be complex to navigate and learn

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    - Keep driving for depth and innovation
    - Keep the bar high for our people and our work
    - Simplify the Firm but stay flexible

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    Gratifying

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    Current Employee - Management Consultant Principal  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Management Consultant Principal in New York, NY

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

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    Cons

    Difficult to grow in company generally

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