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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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  1. Associate Consultant

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    Current Employee - Associate Consultant
    Current Employee - Associate Consultant

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    It is diverse and they really train you for future management/problem solving positions.

    Cons

    Non that come to mind right now.

    Advice to Management

    More pay.

  2. Great first job out of college

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    Former Employee - Business Analyst
    Former Employee - Business Analyst

    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Learn to tackle business problems
    Develop professionally
    Great springboard for new jobs

    Cons

    Lots of travel
    Occasionally you get a lousy manager
    Rarely do you stick around long enough to learn if you've had impact

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work.

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