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Current Employee - Consultant in Boston, MA (US)
Current Employee - Consultant in Boston, MA (US)

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

Pros

70 years and counting at the peak of strategic consulting
World class reputation
Great network across all industries
You get coaching every single week of your life at McKinsey

Cons

Demanding lifestyle, quite a bit of travel

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    A myriad of opportunities

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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Johannesburg (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Johannesburg (South Africa)

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

    Pros

    -Incredibly smart people with wide range of backgrounds and with differing and interesting perspectives
    -Immense opportunities to learn vast amounts and quickly
    -Massive opportunities to work in almost any industry, private to public

    Cons

    -You need to be very flexible to account for many uncertainties of the job from urgent requests, pushy clients, tight deadlines to erratic travel schedules
    -some colleagues confuse number of hours worked with quality and value of output

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    You're putting of effort in listening to feedback from all colleagues, thats great and should continue, if not increase

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    Great people but demanding

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    Current Employee - Associate in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Associate in Brussels (Belgium)

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

    Pros

    Big brains^ large network^ fantastic diversity of people, studies, geographies^ great support teams (research))^ superb professional development framework

    Cons

    Very high expectations (up or out)^ limited input in staffing process (pnl more important?)^ limited partner presence on site

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    Increase presence^ retain talent

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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