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Updated 26 February 2015
Updated 26 February 2015
1,114 Reviews
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1,114 Reviews
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McKinsey & Company Managing Director Dominic Barton
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Very smart people to bounce thought off and get new angles that you haven't thought of (in 67 reviews)

  • Great people to work with, get to learn a lot from colleagues as well as senior leadership (in 26 reviews)


Cons
  • You have to have a lot of self discipline to keep work life balance reasonable (in 174 reviews)

  • Very long hours and a very high pressure environment leads to continual stress (in 175 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company..very people oriented..amazing set of people to work with!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana

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

    Pros

    - Amazing people.talented , down-to-earth, lot of team spirit.
    - Employee benefits are great.
    - Love the travel opportunities
    - very collaborative environment
    - extremely focused on people development

    Cons

    - compensation definitely needs to be changed
    - gets a little hectic in terms of work pressure sometimes, but it's okay

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please reconsider the compensation strategies for the so-called low cost centers. We definitely don't want people to say that McKinsey to pays peanuts.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Good for ug graduates but not for mba

    Cons

    very low salary, asking people to stretch

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please increase the salary, please do not ask people to stretch

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Very good

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Junior Analyst in Calcutta
    Current Employee - Junior Analyst in Calcutta

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

    Pros

    Great Opportunities provided to its staff

    Cons

    Limited growth opportunities, you get stuck in a role

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    na

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Amazing place to be at

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Get to work with the best brains in the world

    Cons

    Travel might get hectic after a while

  6.  

    JRA

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    Former Employee - JRA in Delhi
    Former Employee - JRA in Delhi

    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Amazing place to work in

    Cons

    Competitive, fast, demanding yet fun

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Well done!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Business Presentation Specialist (with 10 years exp. including mentoring experience)

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Employee perks, Shift timings, working atmosphere

    Cons

    Slow promotion process, training, no process transparency

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good learning experience but people are very hierarchical and promotes partiality

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    You learn from best minds
    Good pay and perks

    Cons

    Promotions are based on how good you are on scratching your boss's back and not based on your productivity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Put values in practise

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    The 8 hours of sheer stress

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    The HR
    The food and pantry
    salary
    pretty friendly environment

    Cons

    The salary they say is 3.2 lac but you get that fully only after 1.5-2 years
    Too much of work pressure during peak hours/months

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great company to learn and benefit from.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Learning opportunity, benefits, working with the best minds

    Cons

    work life balance sometimes. more onsite opportunities

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    personal development

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11.  

    Network Enggineer

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Gurgaon, Haryana

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Excellent Environment and work life balance

    Cons

    Professional Growth is slow .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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