McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 13 Jan 2021

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  1. "best top management consultancy"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Associate in Bangalore

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

    long working hours , travel

  2. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

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

    Cons

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


  3. "you get to work with ceos"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - McKinsey Consultant in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    highly intellectual conversation. Its the major league

    Cons

    very very long working hours

  4. "Great learning"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Mumbai
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Amazing peers, great learning opportunities

    Cons

    Long work hours, high pressure and expectations

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  5. "Great learning curve but no work-life balance"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    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

  6. "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

  7. "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.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "McKinsey"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

  9. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place to start your career"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

  10. "Best Employer ever"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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