McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "long hours"

Updated 10 Jul 2020

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  1. "Best culture!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Coordinator in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    The firm is nonhierarchical - members, regardless of tenure and level are encouraged to voiced out their ideas. People are the best!

    Cons

    Long working hours for non-consulting members

  2. "Consultant"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Professional development opportunities are great

    Cons

    Can be long working hours when on engagements


  3. "Learned a lot and enjoyed the work"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Interesting work, smart people, time off between projects

    Cons

    Long work hours and push to perfect work. all the time

  4. "Great learning curve but no work-life balance"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consultant in Gurgaon, Haryana
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    1. Develop good communication skills 2. Decision making would improve as you work in tight deadlines

    Cons

    1. Long working hours 2. Hectic travel

  5. "McKinsey Intern Experience"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  6. "Great Learning Experience"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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.

  7. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

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

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)

  9. "Good experience"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

  10. Helpful (31)

    "Incredible place for growth"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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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