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"Good career booster, but be prepared for trade offs"

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Current Employee - Practice Expert in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Practice Expert in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Excellent experience, great opportunity to advance your career, and opportunities to learn a variety of topics based on your interest

Cons

Very political, ambitious colleagues may down you to higher ups for gain (seen this with those of similar tenure and had lower tenure employees do the same when I was senior), company now tracks every thing you do via electronics and you may run into problems if your private political views are expressed on company email or phone are different than those in your office (e.g. You are a Christian conservative in Cali), keep you personal life absolutely private

Advice to Management

None

Other Employee Reviews for McKinsey & Company

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Super smart people but insecure and driven by fear"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The opportunity to work with very clever people and to see lots of different organizations

    Cons

    Led by folks who don't really understand what it means to excite, inspire and motivate people
    The premium here is on how smart you are and how well you come off to your senior colleagues

    Advice to Management

    You ask for people to be entrepreneurial and yet the systems and structures in place discourage that and reward safe-bets, pleasing senior colleagues


  2. "Management Consulting"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Associate in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Name recognition / exit opportunities

    Cons

    The people aren't that fun

    Advice to Management

    Measure performance based on impact to clients

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