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Updated Aug 20, 2019

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  1. Helpful (6)

    "hire and Fire Company (Pricemetrix Mckinsey)"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good downtown location, near union station, free lunches

    Cons

    hire and fire, no development, no job security

    Advice to Management

    Dont hire people under the pretense of a full time employee. Just hire contractors and tell them you need them for a few months or a year. You know you just want cheap labor by employing full time employees and not hire contractors. But you are playing with people's careers. You just hire them and then fire them as soon as your work is done. The yearly review process at this company is rigged against the employee. There...

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    McKinsey & Company2018-09-07
  2. "Great place to develop new skills"

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    Current Employee - Associate Partner in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - World class research teams - Attract the smartest people from all backgrounds - Fast promotions based on merit - People care about your development - Great compensation and benefits - Many programs to tailor your McKinsey experience to your needs (e.g., Take time programs, 8 weeks paternity leave)

    Cons

    - Things move very quickly, which can be quite stressful at times - Long hours

    Advice to Management

    Continue building knowledge/expertise as key differentiating factor and ensure it easily accessible by all Firm members

    McKinsey & Company2018-07-18
  3. "Mckinsey & Company New Venture - PriceMetrix"

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    Current Employee - Senior QA Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Work - Life balance Nice benefits Work culture

    Cons

    Less people Small company

    McKinsey & Company2018-06-21
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Wonderful environment!!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Fantastic culture and values - Great opportunities for challenge and learning - Super intelligent, talented and enlightened people everywhere - Extremely successful and capable organization

    Cons

    - Partnership still male-dominated.

    Advice to Management

    Getting women to the top will take some major changes in expectations as most women will not sacrifice their families for their careers. This needs to be deeply appreciated.

    McKinsey & Company2018-05-19
  5. "Fantastic culture"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    You're treated like you're a valuable contributor

    Cons

    Frequent challenge to balance work-hours vs personal life

    McKinsey & Company2018-05-16
  6. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Nice people. Gorgeous office. Lots of snack.

    Cons

    Long hours. Too many meetings.

    Advice to Management

    Fewer meetings.

    McKinsey & Company2018-05-28
  7. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work opportunity for everyone

    Cons

    lot of work for employers

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the work

    McKinsey & Company2018-04-07
  8. "Brilliant people"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company

    Pros

    Great learning experience and projects.

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travelling

    Advice to Management

    Improve work-life balance

    McKinsey & Company2018-03-16
  9. "Great for learning, but you need to love Fortune 500s"

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    Former Employee - Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Engaging and bright colleagues and a lot of fun when working in a team room on a project - Strong senior leaders to mentor you - Constantly challenged and given new opportunities

    Cons

    - Work for big companies in mature industries and over 90% of my projects were focused on cost cutting - Little innovation or room to fail, everything needs to be right every time

    McKinsey & Company2018-02-23
  10. "Great Firm"

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    Former Employee - Administrative in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Amazing colleagues, terrific learning environment, opportunity for growth and development, caring and compassionate

    Cons

    Long hours, lots of travel

    McKinsey & Company2017-11-13
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