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"Exhilarating"

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Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Chicago, IL
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

> The network: people are smart, capable, diverse and well connected
> Rapid development of hard and soft skills
> Steep trajectory of increasing challenge and responsibility

Cons

> Exhausting between frequent travel and long hours, but better than i-banking or corporate law
> Up or out
> Marginal utility of the Firm diminishes with tenure

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

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    "Extremely enriching, great development opportunities"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Exposed to a wide variety of business problems and very senior management, hones your basic business skills in a very compressed timeframe
    Very smart and caring people who go out of the way to make things work and are personally invested in your success and growth
    Unbeatable brand on your resume

    Cons

    Lifestyle can be hard, because of the constant stress and deadlines and moving from one important project to the next


  2. "Great people, steep learning curve, hard work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    High caliber people, high profile projects, exposure to senior management

    Cons

    Very long hours, high stress due to tight deadlines

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