McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated Jan 13, 2021

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Pros
  • "You'll work with some really smart people who really care(in 253 reviews)

  • "Great place to work and good opportunities(in 159 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lots of travel, although some perks come with this(in 162 reviews)

  • "Poor lifestyle, no work life balance(in 61 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      great opportunity to learn and grow

      Sep 30, 2020 - Professional Development 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Learning opportunities, non hierarchical firm, mentorship, value driven

      Cons

      long working hours, difficult work life balance

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good experience

      May 13, 2020 - Consultant in Toronto, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The best company to start your career

      Cons

      Sone time long working hours

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      The more you put into it, the more you get back - no ceiling

      Jan 10, 2021 - Associate in Zürich, Zürich
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Possibility to get great people as mentors, friends and network

      Cons

      Long working hours and time away from friends and family

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    4. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Incredible place for growth

      Jan 14, 2020 - Conflcits Atty in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      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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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      best top management consultancy

      Jan 7, 2021 - Associate in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      flexibility to take up assignments of choice and shape one's own career

      Cons

      long working hours , travel

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Jan 1, 2021 - Junior Associate in Gurgaon, Haryana, Haryana
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good people, great pay, good work and tremendous growth opportunity

      Cons

      Low work life balance, long working hours, travel at 4AM on Mondays

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Dec 9, 2020 - Consultant in Washington, DC
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary, professional development, smart and dedicated colleagues, flexibility

      Cons

      Long work hours, need to travel

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Welfare

      Nov 28, 2020 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great exposure with various projects of different nature and industry

      Cons

      Long working hours and sometimes at the expense of sleep and family time

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    9. 5.0
      Former Intern

      Takes Care of its Employees

      Dec 1, 2020 - Summer Business Analyst 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The Firm definitely takes care of its employees

      Cons

      Long working hours are to be expected

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to learn and meet smart people

      Nov 11, 2020 - Senior Associate in Dubai
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great learning curve Smar and talented colleagues Great pay Many opportunities to grow Lifetime alumni serives and network

      Cons

      Long work hours (80+ hours / week was common) Frequent travel (many projects require weekly travel)

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