McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "smart people"

Updated 20 Jan 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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  1. "An adevnture"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - Consultant in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company for less than a year

    Pros

    A set of smart people working important problems

    Cons

    Very tiring job from dusk to dawn

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  2. "General Feedback"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Internship in Bangalore

    I worked at McKinsey & Company for less than a year

    Pros

    Great learning experience; smart people to work with

    Cons

    Limited projects in terms of types of technologies


  3. "Amazing first job. Intense work environment."

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    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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  4. "Great people, Great environment"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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  5. "Great place to work and kick start your career"

    5.0
     

    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.

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  6. "Great place to work but lifestyle can be a challenge"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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  7. "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Junior Associate in Bangalore
    Recommends
    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

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    "Analyst"

    5.0
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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

  9. "Analyst"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    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

  10. "Nice place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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