McKinsey & Company
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McKinsey is committed to excellence and, as a result, fosters unparalleled growth and career development opportunities

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

I have been working at McKinsey & Company

Pros1. Smart, motivated, and personable co-workers that you want to get to know both in and out of work
2. Endless opportunities to learn both hard and soft skills for people of all tenure
3. Great place to discover one's own strengths and weaknesses and figure out career path
4. Top-notch exit options
5. Leadership in the consulting industry (making strong client impact through the use of deep expertise and resources across many industries and functions)
6. Strong focus on firm values

Cons1. High stress (continuous pressure to do well as a result of feedback-oriented culture)
2. Difficulty in work-life balance (worse than an average job, comparable to other strategy consulting companies, not nearly as bad as finance jobs)

Advice to Senior Management1. Introduce more firm-wide events/initiatives to foster the firm's global cohesiveness

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pros: - Very competent and caring leadership team - Amazing people to the core,… Cons: - Sometimes we work too hard, but it's mostly interesting… Advice to Senior Management: - Keep driving for depth and innovation - Keep the bar high… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great growth path with lifestyle sacrifice

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I have been working at McKinsey & Company


Pros: Best brand name hands down Well paid Work with senior level management Expect great… Cons: Bad lifestyle - lot of travel, sometimes unnecessary Culture of hierarchy and micro-management Not very receptive to change… Advice to Senior Management: Find ways for Consultants to have impacts outside of doing regular studies Get more relevant for emerging… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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