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Highly intellectually stimulating & rewarding but not sustainable for family life

Engagement Manager (Current Employee) Jersey City, NJ (US)

ProsFast-paced, impactful & challenging work
Great visibility to clients and senior leadership
Strong brand name & great compensation/benefits

ConsLack of mentors within the Firm
Highly stressful work that can be taken very personally if you allow it to
No true role models in a well-rounded sense who are able to balance a great career with happy family life

Advice to Senior ManagementGenuinely reach out and care for your teams

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    3 people found this helpful  

    Still a great company.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) New York, NY (US)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company


    Pros: - challenging assignments - work that makes an impact - great benefits Cons: - long hours - crazy hours Advice to Senior Management: - hours are crazy but senior management also lives it… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Fast learning, on-the-job-MBA; intense hours

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company


    Pros: Exposure to a variety of businesses and business functions in a very short time, working with a variety of professionals… Cons: Work-life balance is minimal. Typical hours are ~80, rathern than 65 that is often promoted in recruiting events. Some engagements/studies are continuous months of 90-100… Advice to Senior Management: McKinsey is a top-choice destination for talent. If top-notch talent decides that the work/life price paid for the experience at… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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