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McKinsey & Company Senior Business Analyst Reviews

Updated Jan 4, 2020

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  1. "Extraordinary people exposure, work is fantastic for entry-level"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Extraordinary people exposure Fast paced high impact work and great client exposure

    Cons

    Unsustainable lifestyle Content is shallow and may not be satisfying given 80/20 all the time

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-24
  2. "One of the best first jobs out of college"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    + Great people who are willing to mentor you

    Cons

    + Work/Life balance with long hours and travel

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-21
  3. "Great place to work, demanding hours at times"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The people and the projects

    Cons

    Sometimes long hours, sometimes highly variable hours

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-16
  4. Helpful (1)

    "Couldn't ask for a better career launchpad!"

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

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    +High level of responsibility and ownership when compared to other firms, even as an "analyst" level. +World-class support services allows you to spend time on what really matters(e.g. Research support, expert support, visual graphics team, IT support, etc) +People really invest in your development and want you to be successful +Open, honest, and transparent culture that is supportive, not competitive +Top-notch exit opportunities

    Cons

    +Balance can be difficult depending on travel schedule & type of project, definitely not a 9-5 +"Up or out" progression still exists to an extent +High level of autonomy and responsibility can lead to a high-pressure environment at times

    McKinsey & Company2019-08-28
  5. "Best place to start your career"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Jersey City, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    They invest in their people more than any other company that I've seen Your professional growth and career trajectory is accelerated Having the company name on your resume will open so many doors

    Cons

    Work-life balance Lack of transparency (I don't think any analyst, associate, or engagement manager could tell you what the org chart looks like) You need to work with the right people

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    McKinsey & Company2019-06-13

    McKinsey & Company Response

    July 3, 2019Recruiting Expert

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts and reflections on your experience.

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  6. Helpful (2)

    "Bad Culture"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Elite company, brand recognition.

    Cons

    Employees are very arrogant, plus the company sometimes doesn't even reimburse travel expenses.

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    McKinsey & Company2019-03-28
  7. "Awesome development lots of travel"

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    Senior Business Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great training on development and great perks

    Cons

    A lot of travel and possible weight gain

    McKinsey & Company2019-01-13
  8. "Great place"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome opportunities for growth and development

    Cons

    Work life balance possible to have but challenging to finds

    McKinsey & Company2019-01-19
  9. "Working for 3 years"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best intellectuals to work with

    Cons

    Difficult to find the right people initially

    McKinsey & Company2018-12-28
  10. Helpful (1)

    "McKinsey"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Awesome people and development opportunities

    Cons

    Don't always feel like you really add value to the client

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    McKinsey & Company2018-10-29

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