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"intense but friendly"

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Los Angeles, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

work on challenging projects with amazing people
huge amount of variety
great training programs
rapid growth
great benefits and perks

Cons

very demanding of time
constantly feeling stretched

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

  1. "Amazing learning, very intense, often unproductive work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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


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

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    • 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..

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