McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jun 17, 2020

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  1. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Toronto, ON
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The best company to start your career

    Cons

    Sone time long working hours

  2. "McKinsey Intern Experience"

    5.0
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    Current Intern - Business Analyst Intern in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    great culture, brilliant peers, great mentors

    Cons

    long work hours, a lot of traveling

  3. "Great Learning Experience"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Long working hours, poor work/life balance.

  4. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Associate 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, bonus, benefits, learning and development opportunity, career

    Cons

    Long working hours, no work-life balance

  5. "Exceptional people, infamous life-work balance"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Data Analyst in Wrocław

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    - exceptional people - all the office ammenities one could think of - possibilities to change a team (horizontal growth) - responsibility for your work - variety of projects, big autonomy

    Cons

    - long working hours - unexpected business trips - limited possibilities of learning new technologies - limited contract type possibilities (no B2B option)

  6. "Training ground"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate in London, England

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

    Pros

    Pros as professional Development, exposure, network

    Cons

    Cons are the poor Lifestyle/ long working hours

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    "Incredible place for growth"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Conflcits Atty in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of developmental opportunities. Most folks really care about you - have made a lot of great friends here. Incredible exposure at a young age.

    Cons

    Long work hours - lack of focus on lifestyle from many older partners at the Firm

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  8. "Happy!"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    People, clients, opportunities, exit, network

    Cons

    Long working hours, lots of travel, hierarchical in the US

  9. "Great"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Intern in Milan
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - colleagues - learning experience - exit opportunities

    Cons

    - long working hours - highly variable depending on project and team

  10. "1 years here is like 2-3 anywhere else"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Warsaw
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    + learning curve + super smart people + international working environment + top tier client + benefits

    Cons

    - super long working hours - addictive work - intranstparent remuneration system

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