McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 20 Jan 2021

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

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

  • Cons
  • "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
      Former Freelancer, less than 1 year

      An adevnture

      27 Dec 2020 - Consultant in Chennai
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      Pros

      A set of smart people working important problems

      Cons

      Very tiring job from dusk to dawn

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Amazing first job. Intense work environment.

      16 Feb 2020 - Business Analyst in Chennai
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      Pros

      -Smart people and managers -Great compensation and benefits -Amazing exits (the best in the industry) -Clear career trajectory in the firm

      Cons

      -Intense work environment -Capitalism on steroids -Little work-life balance -Often political (promotions)

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    3. 4.0
      Former Intern, less than 1 year

      General Feedback

      10 Apr 2020 - Internship in Bangalore
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      Pros

      Great learning experience; smart people to work with

      Cons

      Limited projects in terms of types of technologies

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great people, Great environment

      2 Jul 2019 - Junior Associate in New Delhi
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      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

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    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Great place to work but lifestyle can be a challenge

      20 Oct 2016 - Engagement Manager in New Delhi
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      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

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Great place to work

      12 Mar 2016 - Junior Associate in Bangalore
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      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

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work and kick start your career

      8 May 2017 -  
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      Pros

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

      Cons

      Can get challenging at times.

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Nice place

      14 Dec 2013 - Anonymous Employee 
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      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

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Analyst

      7 Nov 2015 - Analyst in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
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      Pros

      smart people, employees are taken care of very well

      Cons

      bad work-life balance, extremely high expectations

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    10. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Analyst

      25 May 2015 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Get to work with very smart people

      Cons

      Work life balance can be tricky

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