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Interesting and diverse work, bad lifestyle, perfect for few years but not for longer

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Former Employee - Business Analyst
Former Employee - Business Analyst

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

Pros

You can choose industry, function and, sometimes, geography to work
Projects are all different and often interesting
You interact with top management of top companies - there is what to learn from them
Smart colleagues
Steep learnig curve
Many exit options

Cons

Long hours (not much better than in IB: you work even more on weekdays but typically have free weekends)
Extensive travel
You are paid not enough for this lifestyle: travel and hours

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Positive Outlook
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    Former Employee - Specialist
    Former Employee - Specialist

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Superb organisation with high integrity, great opportunities and excellent training. It's #1 for a reason

    Cons

    Long work hours, perfection to the point of absurdity, decreasing incremental value toward the end of studies, solutions can err on the theoretical and feel incomplete

  2. 1 person found this helpful  

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    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Analyst in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Excellent people, pay and work life balance

    Cons

    Cannot think of any thing. Excellent place to work for

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    None

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    Positive Outlook
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