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McKinsey & Company Research Analyst Reviews

Updated Aug 8, 2019

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  1. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company for less than a year

    Pros

    Challenging environment and resourceful human resources

    Cons

    Heavy workload and low impact in implementation

    McKinsey & Company2019-08-08
  2. "Good place to work with an exceptional group of talented people"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities to shape the thinking of industry Exposure to top clients across sectors

    Cons

    Lower on overall salary and benefits scale

    McKinsey & Company2019-07-12
  3. "Learning environment"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst in Boston, MA
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Interesting work, intelligent coworkers

    Cons

    Company not as well integrated across roles as it could be

    McKinsey & Company2019-05-21
  4. "Research analyst"

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    Current Employee - Research Analyst 

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great learning opportunities in the firm

    Cons

    No cons. Long working hours sometimes

    McKinsey & Company2019-04-04
  5. "Good exposure and work, skills improve"

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Manila, Manila
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Client facing at some points, good boss

    Cons

    Back office work mainly

    McKinsey & Company2019-01-31
  6. "Underpays students but good growth potential"

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Prague
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning experience and mentors

    Cons

    Undervalued student employees in payment and promotion oportunities

    Advice to Management

    Rate your employees (even student employees) growth based on their performance and not title

    McKinsey & Company2018-12-20
  7. "Positive Experience and Solid Career Foundation"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in Ciudad de México
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great learning experience, brilliant colleagues, challenging projects and ever learning environment

    Cons

    Long hours, hierarchichal culture, selective sponsorship from partners

    Advice to Management

    Extend more opportunities to junior talent and avoid toxic leadership style from "rain makers"

    McKinsey & Company2018-10-16
  8. "great platform"

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Analyst in San Jose, San Jose
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with, collaborative environment, growth opportunities, great platform to build a career

    Cons

    work-life balance (but that is also dependant on ones objectives and ambition)

    McKinsey & Company2018-10-06
  9. Helpful (1)

    "Overall great company with steep learning curve but little care for employees"

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    Former Employee - Research Analyst in Johannesburg

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

    Pros

    - Great training and development plans - Good salary and package - Incredible brand - Huge development opportunities

    Cons

    - Do not live up to their claim of valuing a work life balance - Divided culture of consultant vs "other" employees with "other" often deemed inferior

    Advice to Management

    Need a serious shift in thinking to value all employees to gain maximum benefit of such a great company

    McKinsey & Company2018-08-17
  10. "PST test"

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    Former Employee - Junior Research Analyst 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Best place to build career

    Cons

    Could not comment on this yet

    McKinsey & Company2018-05-17
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