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"Great years with Great company"

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  • Culture & Values
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Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst in Moscow (Russia)
Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst in Moscow (Russia)
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

- Eceptional people
- Wide knowledge network
- Access to world best practices in every industry or function
- With the Firm you are always on top of the edge
- Leaving the Firm you will have a pack of offers from all the companies you could wonder
- Very intense rythm (which is both Pro and Con)

Cons

- A bit bureaucratic (unexpectedly)
- Firm interests are always over your personal
- Very intense rythm (which is both Pro and Con)

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  1. "Absolutely Great..."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Eternal learning from peers and seniors
    Lots of diverse opportunities
    Flexibility to work with lot of people over time rather than one team

    Cons

    Lots to travel
    High dependency on clients to demonstrate impact/ results


  2. Helpful (2)

    "Best place in that part of Europe for a business-oriented person, at a price"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warsaw (Poland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Warsaw (Poland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    - Huge responsibility from the first day
    - Exposure to C-level clients from the first day (unlike in more developed markets)
    - Very rapid personal development

    Cons

    - Often inhumane hours. On average you finish on ~11pm, often even ~3am
    - Sometimes not enough supervision
    - Limited influence on project choice

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the culture of staying late. Control managers who like to do that.

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