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"Great place for development, very peculiar type of personality"

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Current Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

1) Great career advancement
2) Mentors really care about your development
3) Extremely smart group of people
4) Perfect job right out of school

Cons

1) Very long hours
2) Superstars are not appropriately rewarded
3) Incentive structure of staffing sometimes creates non optimal staffing
4) Very heavy internal politics

Advice to Management

1) Be more understanding of people's commitments
2) Actually follow through with strength based feedback orientation. Idea is great, execution is very poor

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

  1. Helpful (2)

    "The key think is getting repeat business at clients"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Principal in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate Principal in New York, NY
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    McK has an excellent reputation in the business community and clients come in respecting you. In addition, McK maintain a great density of talented coworkers

    Cons

    Senior management is not particulary skilled in the art of management -- requiring employees to constantly worry that the smallest error will sink their career


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    "Great development opportunity"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Principal in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Associate Principal in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    -- Opportunity to have real impact
    -- Learn how to tackle some of the most challenging business problems and opportunities
    -- Incredible learning experience: I can't imagine developing more quickly at another company
    -- Highly capable and inspiring co-workers
    -- Mentorship culture
    -- Firm values taken seriously

    Cons

    -- Long hours
    -- Constant pressure
    -- Team leadership sometimes can lose perspective and push the teams too hard
    -- Would be great to have more downtime

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