McKinsey & Company Employee Reviews about "no work life"

Updated 18 Jan 2021

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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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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. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      I used it, it used me

      16 Oct 2017 - Associate in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Brand name, alumni and career progression

      Cons

      No work-life balance and some awkward competition between colleagues

      5 people found this review helpful
    2. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Great start of career

      14 Jan 2021 - Business Analyst in Seoul
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Intention is to have a great culture. It isn't enough, but a lot of companies out there don't even have this intention. Challenging, steep learning curve, good name

      Cons

      No work-life balance. Serious talent retention issue.

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    3. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great place for singles / first job

      18 Jan 2021 - Consultant in Boston, MA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great teams, amazing projects, rocket ride to start your career

      Cons

      No work life balance. No sense of working hours

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    4. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Great work

      13 Jan 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work Awesome coworkers Super smart firm

      Cons

      Not much besides stress and no work life blance

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    5. 3.0
      Current Employee

      Lot of work

      13 Jan 2021 - Senior Business Analyst in Atlanta, GA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good salary, smart people, interesting projects

      Cons

      Poor lifestyle, no work life balance

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    6. 5.0
      Current Contractor, more than 1 year

      Good place to work at

      8 Sep 2020 - Anonymous Contractor 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice pay, good work culture

      Cons

      No specific timings. No work life balance

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Pti

      13 Aug 2020 - Part-time Intern in Moscow
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lot’s of them: knowledge, people, connections, skills and so on

      Cons

      No work-life balance, long hours, no friends

      1 person found this review helpful
    8. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Good over all

      19 Aug 2020 - Financial Analyst in Bangalore
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good experience and people to guide.

      Cons

      No work life balance n personal time

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Good company

      18 May 2020 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Salary, bonus, benefits, learning and development opportunity, career

      Cons

      Long working hours, no work-life balance

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Mckinsey Associate

      12 May 2020 - Associate 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Work with the best and brightest

      Cons

      No work life balance, work like a machine

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