McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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  • "You'll work with some really smart people who really care(in 253 reviews)

  • "Great place to work and good opportunities(in 159 reviews)

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  • "Lots of travel, although some perks come with this(in 162 reviews)

  • "Poor lifestyle, no work life balance(in 61 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      best top management consultancy

      Jan 7, 2021 - Associate in Bangalore
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      Pros

      flexibility to take up assignments of choice and shape one's own career

      Cons

      long working hours , travel

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jan 1, 2021 - Junior Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
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      Pros

      Good people, great pay, good work and tremendous growth opportunity

      Cons

      Low work life balance, long working hours, travel at 4AM on Mondays

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      you get to work with ceos

      Jan 7, 2021 - McKinsey Consultant in Mumbai
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      Pros

      highly intellectual conversation. Its the major league

      Cons

      very very long working hours

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great learning

      Oct 6, 2020 - Associate in Mumbai
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      Pros

      Amazing peers, great learning opportunities

      Cons

      Long work hours, high pressure and expectations

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great learning curve but no work-life balance

      Jul 5, 2020 - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
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      Pros

      1. Develop good communication skills 2. Decision making would improve as you work in tight deadlines

      Cons

      1. Long working hours 2. Hectic travel

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Senior analyst

      Oct 8, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great problem solving; sharp team

      Cons

      Long working hours can be sometimes difficult

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    7. 5.0
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      Associate

      Sep 21, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great peers. Exposure to multiple industries.

      Cons

      Travel. Long Working hours. Unpredictability.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      McKinsey

      Aug 14, 2019 - Manager in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
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      Pros

      Great benefit, great work culture, great people around

      Cons

      Long working hours, poor work-life balance

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent place to start your career

      May 27, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
      Recommend
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      Long working hours and poor work life balance

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great opportunities, poor working hours

      Mar 31, 2019 - Analyst in New Delhi
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      - long working hours, no pushback to clients on deadlines

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