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McKinsey & Company Sao Paulo Reviews

Updated January 11, 2017
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  • challenging work, steep learning curve, best first job ever (in 73 reviews)

  • work with a ton of smart people and very good office culture (in 143 reviews)

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  1. "Work at McK"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Steep learning curve
    High exposure to senior client
    Good total compensation benefits

    Cons

    Long hours in some weeks

    Advice to Management

    Improve lifestyle a bit


  2. "Awesome place"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Summer Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Summer Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Challenging Tasks
    You will be surrounded to really well prepared people
    You will have exposure to high business rank people
    You have a lot of benefits
    You will learn a lot
    Accelerated career

    Cons

    The work hours can be tough for some
    The constant challenge can be a con for come
    Travelling a lot can be a con for some
    Rotating among industries in entry levels can be a con, for some.
    The work hours may very quite a lot among projects, which can be a con for some.

    Advice to Management

    You guys are great


  3. "Engagement Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Awesome Brand that opens many doors

    Cons

    Focus on specialization quite early in career as compared to other consulting companies


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  5. "Great learning and exposure to building strategy with CEOs"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Clients pressure who are unrelenting

    Cons

    Clients pressure who are unrelenting


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Good career progress, tough lifestyle."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Associate in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    - Clear career track with fast advancement
    - High caliber of colleagues and superiors
    - Very meritocratic environment
    - Good place for people who like to learn fast and diverse topics

    Cons

    - Very intense lifestyle
    - You have to travel a lot (though less in Brazil/Mexico than other countries)
    - Not the coolest environment (e.g. Google)

    Advice to Management

    - Learn how to adapt to create a more friendly environment
    - Improve lifestyle of consultants
    - Make the work more fun!


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