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"Amazing learning, very intense, often unproductive work"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Most pure form of meritocracy
Tremendous learning curve
Wide range of opportunities
Wealth of resources
Great benefits package
Pretty good salary (though not for the hours)

Cons

Too intense
Really poor lifestyle, often driven by travel/work that isn't necessary
Clients often not capable of executing the strategies we give them, so less fulfilling

Advice to Management

Treat people more like people and less like workhorses

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

  1. Helpful (1)

    "A must experience if you get the chance....."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing collaborative environment, exvcellent experience

    Cons

    Hours can be nothing less than brutal

    Advice to Management

    Let up on the travel and do more to make a work life balance possible. When I was there there was no such thing..


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Associate in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Trajectory, Salary and professional development

    Cons

    Lifestyle, Travel, long work weeks

    Advice to Management

    Focus on lifestyle


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