McKinsey & Company Reviews

Updated May 14, 2022

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4.4
90%
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86%
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McKinsey & Company Global Managing Partner Bob Sternfels
Bob Sternfels
341 Ratings
Pros
  • "Good experience with smart people(in 326 reviews)

  • "Great place to work with great culture(in 194 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Lifestyle - lots of travel away from home(in 178 reviews)

  • "High pressure environment can be tiring(in 86 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Best place to work

      Mar 21, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Incredible people, great opportunities and very interesting work

      Cons

      Work/ life balance can be tough - it can definitely work if you set and uphold personal boundaries strongly

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Sales Assistant

      May 9, 2022 - Sales Assistant in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      salary, hours, people, culture, pay

      Cons

      management, manager, system, pay,people, I dont know..

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    3. 4.0
      Former Employee

      They create conditions for you to succeed.

      Mar 31, 2022 - Blockchain 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Talented colleagues and support everywhere.

      Cons

      Be prepared for travel and long hours.

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Bad lifestyle

      Mar 24, 2022 - Associate in Rome
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Fast learning Smart people Big topics Sometimes good ppl

      Cons

      Churn Late hours Hierarchical Vales deteriorating

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Decent

      Feb 21, 2022 - Consultant 
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      Pros

      Good learning, Good people generally

      Cons

      Bad lifestyle, Demanding team and clients

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    6. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Junior Associate

      Feb 4, 2022 - Junior Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great colleagues and a fast-paced learning environment

      Cons

      Long hours and sometime very short deadlines

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      The general reputation holds up

      Jan 18, 2022 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Brand halo remains strong - Access to senior responsibility early in career

      Cons

      - Lots of effort required to find projects that align with your interests - Not a good learning opportunity for 'getting your hands dirty'; too easy to give the advice and move on to the next thing

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Work to be done to attract future talent

      Jan 18, 2022 - Digital Specialist in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Amazing personal and professional development, with the ability to move quickly if you have the capability - Work on some of the most interesting and challenging/complex problems - Genuinely wonderful and inspiring people you get to work with

      Cons

      - Remuneration isn't as competitive as what's being offered externally - Work hours are still challenging, with difficulty balancing work/life - Leadership remain committed to the status quo

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Great opportunities but very tiring

      Oct 18, 2021 - Associate in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Access to senior clients, impact, incredible people, development, mentorship, capacity to chase your interests

      Cons

      Pace, workload, pressure, intense feedback culture

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Mental breakdown city

      Nov 5, 2021 - Business Analyst in Sydney
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      Pros

      Free food and some pretty good colleagues

      Cons

      Endless nonsense, meaningless psychobabble, absurd working hours

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