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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
Kevin Sneader
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  • "Working with incredibly smart people who are always pushing you to get to a better answer(in 219 reviews)

  • "Interesting and challenging work, great people(in 218 reviews)

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  1. "Great people, Great environment"

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    Current Employee - Junior Associate in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart people. Professional work culture The Firm strives to improve your productivity

    Cons

    Mon-Fri travel (as with all management consulting) Long hours, depending on the project

    Advice to Management

    None.

    McKinsey & Company2019-07-02
  2. "Great place to work and kick start your career"

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    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Great place to work with super smart people and good benefits. Lot to learn.

    Cons

    Can get challenging at times.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up!

    McKinsey & Company2017-05-08
  3. "Great place to work but lifestyle can be a challenge"

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in New Delhi
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    super smart people to work with work on big issues for clients compensation is good though not great compared to other options now

    Cons

    Lifestyle and travel can be a challenge Can turn into a job with a lot of advice but no implementation a lot of work is done for the sake of pleasing clients

    Advice to Management

    McKinsey might be losing its preferred employer spot on campuses.

    McKinsey & Company2016-10-20
  4. "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Bangalore
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    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Smart people, quick learning, high impact work, focus on development of people, huge stress on mckinsey values

    Cons

    Will take conscious effort to maintain a healthy work life management

    McKinsey & Company2016-03-12
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    "Analyst"

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    Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    smart people, employees are taken care of very well

    Cons

    bad work-life balance, extremely high expectations

    McKinsey & Company2015-11-08
  6. "Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
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    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Get to work with very smart people

    Cons

    Work life balance can be tricky

    McKinsey & Company2015-05-26
  7. "Nice place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Learning 2. Smart people 3. Good business problems

    Cons

    1. don't implement things on-ground 2. lot of time wasted in creating presentations

    Advice to Management

    Nothing.

    McKinsey & Company2013-12-15
  8. Helpful (1)

    "smart people, interesting topics, bad lifestyle"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    working with smart people Solving interesting C-level challenges

    Cons

    lifestyle is not great (travel, hours)

    McKinsey & Company2019-12-12
  9. "Great Place to Learn"

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    Former Employee - Associate in Lagos
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Smart People, Challenging Work, Great Clients

    Cons

    Poor Work-Life Balance and hard place for a family

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-18
  10. "Great place to kick your career off, but be prepared to work hard"

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Very smart people, great perks, some cool projects

    Cons

    Crazy long work hours, often quite mind numbing work for analysts.

    McKinsey & Company2019-11-16
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