McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "great place"

Updated Jul 19, 2020

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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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  • "Smart people and lots of learning opportunities(in 233 reviews)

  • "Great place to learn and develop(in 138 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Excellent place for growth and development."

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very interesting work addressing clients' most pressing needs. Great culture. Great people development and learning. Fantastic colleagues who are all very interesting people, very smart and very motivated. Great exposure from the beginning to senior decision makers. A great place to fast track professional development. Good comp.

    Cons

    Work hours can sometimes be long. Potentially significant travel, although this hasn't been an issue for me.

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  2. "Great Place for a Consultant"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Teacher in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Place for a Consultant

    Cons

    Too many hours if you're too young.


  3. "Awesome!"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Human Resources Generalist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great place to gain exposure to HR and build up a great network

    Cons

    Work life balance is hard

  4. "Focus on innovation, digital and design"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Smart, curious, fun colleagues; culture of growth and innovation; agile mindsets and practices, great place to be in design/digital/analytics.

    Cons

    Long hours, pressure to perform.

  5. "Great learning place"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Ciudad de México
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great place to learn and develop

    Cons

    Tough work life balance (hours)

  6. "Great school, tough hours"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Ciudad de México
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    McKinsey is a great place to develop your profesional skills and interact with smart, driven and qualified people

    Cons

    McKinsey is a tough place that never lets you be in your comfort zone. Moreover, if a few key people do not like you then your chances of advancement become very slim

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great company!"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Business Analyst 

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

    Pros

    This is a great place to work.

    Cons

    There aren't a ton of negatives besides hours.

  8. "Great company to work"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Team Leader in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    McKinsey is great place to work

    Cons

    Did not find many internal opportunities

  9. Helpful (3)

    "Great invaluable experience"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and learn

    Cons

    No real cons here at all

  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Partner 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work and loved it

    Cons

    Poor work life balance and lot of travel

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