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"Still a great company."

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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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Approves of CEO

Pros

- challenging assignments
- work that makes an impact
- great benefits

Cons

- long hours
- crazy hours

Advice to Management

- hours are crazy but senior management also lives it and leads by example - that means a lot

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

  1. Helpful (5)

    "Highly intellectually stimulating & rewarding but not sustainable for family life"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fast-paced, impactful & challenging work
    Great visibility to clients and senior leadership
    Strong brand name & great compensation/benefits

    Cons

    Lack of mentors within the Firm
    Highly stressful work that can be taken very personally if you allow it to
    No true role models in a well-rounded sense who are able to balance a great career with happy family life

    Advice to Management

    Genuinely reach out and care for your teams


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great Learning -- Great People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Great projects: Assoiates drive the problem-solving, which means they get more experience faster than other firms
    - Senior level exposure
    - Lots of feedback, so you will learn
    - Great knowledge management system - a goldmine of information
    - Strong alumni network, which will help for years to come

    Cons

    - "Client, Firm, You" ... in that order (i.e., you come last) :-)
    - Work-life balance is non-existent
    - Takes longer to become partner, and make the big money, than you might expect

    Advice to Management

    Continue to innovate to stay desirable and relevant to the top talent that make the Firm great.

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