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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at McKinsey & Company

Pros

Great training, leadership opportunities, good well-beings

Cons

bad work life balance, especially in asia

Advice to Management

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  1. Helpful (4)

    Non-consulting role: rewarding opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Analytics Manager (Internal) in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Analytics Manager (Internal) in New York, NY

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

    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - The Firm really lives their values, it is not just paid lip service
     - Really smart colleagues, everyone wants to be the best for the Firm, there are always some people but generally not in a competitive way
     - Constantly challenged, pushed in new areas, learn a lot, never boring; you are asked to solve tough problems no matter if that is your formal job responsibility or not

    Cons

    - Everyone is over-worked
     - You can't get anything done without a Partner sponsor and conversely, if a Partner, any Partner, has an idea then you have to do it. This can lead to a lack of vision and unifying strategy to the work we do
     - Ceiling of advancement for non-consultants; there is a lot you can do and a lot of options but the path isn't clearly defined so you have to work at it, and ultimately you will hit a ceiling
     - Most people treat non-consultant colleagues with respect and appreciation, but those that don't create enough of a bad feeling that it taints the whole experience

    Advice to Management

    The challenges, disappointment, and issues for non-consultants are obvious and well-known. Either get serious about fixing them or be prepared for the consequences.


  2. Helpful (1)

    Great experience at McKinsey in the High Tech Practice

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Associate in New York, NY

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

    Approves of CEO
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great projects, people and compensation

    Cons

    Consulting is tough on work life balance. It is no different at McKinsey


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