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Interesting and diverse work, bad lifestyle, perfect for few years but not for longer

Business Analyst (Former Employee)

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

ProsYou can choose industry, function and, sometimes, geography to work
Projects are all different and often interesting
You interact with top management of top companies - there is what to learn from them
Smart colleagues
Steep learnig curve
Many exit options

ConsLong hours (not much better than in IB: you work even more on weekdays but typically have free weekends)
Extensive travel
You are paid not enough for this lifestyle: travel and hours

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Specialist (Former Employee)

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

Pros: Superb organisation with high integrity, great opportunities and excellent training.… Cons: Long work hours, perfection to the point of absurdity, decreasing incremental value toward… More

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Great, unique and intense

Associate (Current Employee)
Lagos (Nigeria)

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

Pros: Challenge, exposure to CEOs, compensation, exposure Cons: Life- balance, lots of travel More

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