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Found 8,048 of over 9K reviews
4.4
91% Recommend to a Friend
McKinsey & Company Global Managing Partner Bob Sternfels
93% Approve of CEO

Found 7,461 of over 9K reviews

4.4
91%
Recommend to a Friend
93%
Approve of CEO
McKinsey & Company Global Managing Partner Bob Sternfels
Bob Sternfels
646 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great work life balance & culture(in 118 reviews)

  • "Learn a lot with senior managers(in 107 reviews)

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

  • "poor work/life balance; constant pressure to keep up with up or out policy(in 78 reviews)

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    Pros & Cons are excerpts from user reviews. They are not authored by Glassdoor.
    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Amazing place to build a career

      4 Aug 2022 - Engagement Manager in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great exposure to all trypes and parts of business. Incredible team mates with a focus on development and learning. Unbelievable exit opportunities.

      Cons

      Although project dependant, typically long hours and travel.

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Management Logistics

      19 Nov 2022 - Logistics Manager 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Job task simplicity is a pro.

      Cons

      Work-life balance is a con.

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Part-time consulting intern

      6 Nov 2022 - Consulting Intern 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      compensation and benefits, looks good on resume

      Cons

      terrible work-life balance, pressure, fear of failure

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      engagement manager

      15 Aug 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      fast career, real problems, good people

      Cons

      no life, loads of travel, difficult to have a family

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Advanced Analytics in consulting

      21 May 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      1. Various business exposure 2. A company with a great reputation 3. Interesting clients with completely different problems to tackle

      Cons

      1. Big hours 2. less technical tasks 3. Rare advanced cases, most common cases are simple analytics

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee

      best company

      11 Feb 2022 - Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      good money for the work

      Cons

      no cons exists for this company

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    8. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Presentation analyst

      18 Aug 2021 - Visual Analyst 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Finest people, Amazing place to work

      Cons

      Politics in the Indian firms and Manager’s attitude

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    9. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Mck Knowledge centre

      2 Apr 2021 - Researcher 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great learning experience working across multiple industries

      Cons

      long hours, high stress environment

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    10. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Fantastic people and interesting work

      25 Jul 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Work with some of the most interesting and ambitious people around. Interesting problems with (predominantly) interesting clients.

      Cons

      Long hours are a given, and they increase in direct proportion to your tenure.

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    11. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Positive

      25 Apr 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
      Recommend
      CEO Approval
      Business Outlook

      Pros

      Great positive experience on many dimensions

      Cons

      Nothing negative to say about experience

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