McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 19 May 2020

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  1. "Senior analyst"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great problem solving; sharp team

    Cons

    Long working hours can be sometimes difficult

    McKinsey & Company2019-10-08
  2. "Associate"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great peers. Exposure to multiple industries.

    Cons

    Travel. Long Working hours. Unpredictability.

    McKinsey & Company2019-09-21
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    "McKinsey"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great benefit, great work culture, great people around

    Cons

    Long working hours, poor work-life balance

    McKinsey & Company2019-08-14
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    "Excellent place to start your career"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The pay, benefits and the McKinsey brand name which has helped me survive

    Cons

    Long working hours and poor work life balance

    McKinsey & Company2019-05-28
  5. "Great opportunities, poor working hours"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - great diversity of projects - very smart peers - strong brandname

    Cons

    - long working hours, no pushback to clients on deadlines

    McKinsey & Company2019-04-01
  6. "Best Employer ever"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, wonderful client exposure

    Cons

    Long working hours and lots of travel

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    McKinsey & Company2019-01-03
  7. "Associate"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great leadership, opportunities and perks

    Cons

    Long working hours and too much travel

    McKinsey & Company2018-12-21
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    "Working as a Team Leader"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Learning Environment, Politically Clean Office being

    Cons

    Long Work Hours, Long delay in holiday approval

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    McKinsey & Company2018-03-25
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    "Best company to work for ever"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Solving the best challenges in the country with some of the brightest minds! A leadership committed to giving employees the best work experience ever.

    Cons

    Long work hours and erratic travel schedules

    McKinsey & Company2017-06-12
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    "Junior Data Analyst"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Junior Data Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    - Amazing people and leadership - Sufficient training is provided

    Cons

    - There may be days with long working hours.

    McKinsey & Company2017-04-04
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