McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "lots of travel"

Updated 3 May 2020

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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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  • "Smart people and lots of learning opportunities(in 233 reviews)

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  1. "Great company!"

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

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

    Pros

    Great people, truly global opportunities

    Cons

    Lifestyle involves lots of travel

  2. Helpful (2)

    "Great place to work!"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    Strong culture of teamwork and impact

    Cons

    Intense work life with lots of travel. Difficult to manage work life balance.


  3. Helpful (7)

    "Incredible people, high impact projects, amazing development , early onset of grey hair"

    5.0
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    • 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 3 years

    Pros

    Unique and astounding opportunities for professional development Work on incredible high-impact and interesting problems Varied work for broad and deep exposure across industries and functions Many many other smart, lovely people to get to know (it's just a pity you're all so busy so can't spend more time with each other) They take care of you

    Cons

    Lots of travel for those with families (in most cases), intense work, generally long hours (though you can fight to make these more reasonable)

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  4. "Place to grow"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McKinsey & Company full-time

    Pros

    - Exciting work - Inspiring colleagues - Emphasis on learning and professional development

    Cons

    - Lots of travel - Working hours

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Found my home"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Amazing colleagues - Exciting projects - Competitive comp

    Cons

    - lots of travel - sometimes, long hours

  6. "Happy!"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

  7. Helpful (2)

    "Great learning and exposure but not for everyone"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engagement Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Good learning and exposure - Super smart colleagues - Able to chart what you want to do + where you want to go - Decent compensation

    Cons

    - Long and demanding work hours - Lots of travel and tough for young families

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  8. "Great place to learn and develop"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Moscow
    Recommends

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    * Smart and ambitious people * INteresting projects with big impact * Huge opportunities to grow

    Cons

    * Unhealthy work-life balance * A lot of travel * Up-or-out system

  9. "Amazing place"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Opportunity to work with the most talented and hardworking people - wherever you may be. Strong culture. Ability to drive impact with clients.

    Cons

    Lifestyle can be challenging: long hours and lots of travel. However, it can work for most people.

  10. "Great school"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Partner in Milan
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McKinsey & Company full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best management school, stretches everyone to do their best

    Cons

    Lots of travel at senior level

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