McKinsey & Company Reviews

Updated 3 Aug 2020

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4.4
90%
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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
Kevin Sneader
697 Ratings
Pros
  • "Smart people and lots of learning opportunities(in 232 reviews)

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

Cons
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  1. "Awesome firm"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate Manager, Strategy in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Best working environment for young professionals

    Cons

    Life style is a big issue

  2. "Best place"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Chief Executive Officer in Sydney

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

    Pros

    best company to work at

    Cons

    it is the best so no real cons


  3. "Great Values"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Partner 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Tremendous ethics that are believed and followed by all

    Cons

    Work hours are off the charts, absolutely insane

  4. Helpful (1)

    "NO respect to supporting staffs in China"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    can learn a lot of useful skill set for the daily work. good training system, good working environment.

    Cons

    They do NOT respect their supporting staffs, which reflects on lower pay than market and much higher standard than market; the supporting staffs will not be count as a McK Alumni and never got invited to the Alumni events, not matter how long they worked for the firm. McK value does not applied well on the supporting staffs, especially in China.

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  5. "Great company, tough lifestlye"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, interesting work, good career opportunities

    Cons

    Long hours, up or out policy

  6. "Amazing place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting and impactful work, amazing people, caring culture

    Cons

    Like all professional services firms, you need to ensure you maintain good work life balance

  7. "Worth it"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The best people and engagements that make a difference.

    Cons

    Long hours and constant pressure to succeed.

  8. "Delivers the promise"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Great people, over-sized impact and exceptional development

    Cons

    Travelling gets old, some tribalism, recently tarnished values/ highest professional standards

  9. "Switch o your frameworks"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Thinking structurally is critical but not all can do it

    Cons

    Not all can get it

  10. "Associate"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney

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

    Pros

    Flexible, good culture, good pay

    Cons

    high expectation, long work hour

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