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McKinsey & Company Chairman Kevin Sneader
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. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Presentation analyst

      Aug 18, 2021 - Visual Analyst 
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      Pros

      Finest people, Amazing place to work

      Cons

      Politics in the Indian firms and Manager’s attitude

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    2. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Fantastic people and interesting work

      Jul 25, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      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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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Positive

      Apr 25, 2019 - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Great positive experience on many dimensions

      Cons

      Nothing negative to say about experience

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good place to work

      Feb 15, 2019 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Best place to start the career, Good experience!

      Cons

      Not get to meet the consultants in person

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    5. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Solid

      Dec 25, 2018 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Solid exposure and work experience

      Cons

      Terrible lifestyle and travel every week

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    6. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Not sustainable

      Sep 8, 2016 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Great experience workig with bright people on fascinating engagements. We had good choice over engagements to work on and unparalleled learning opportunities

      Cons

      McKinsey is survival of the fitest. Those who progress are not always the best or most inspirational but those who are willing to consistently work 80 hours a week at the sacrifice of family time. Office barometers are based off an average week of 65 hours (in reality 75 for most junior folk) where anything less is celebrated. This is not a healthy norm and this is the price (along with travel) that you pay for the experience

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    7. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Associate

      Aug 11, 2015 - Management Consultant Associate in Dublin, Dublin
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      Pros

      Great corporate culture and supportive environment to learn. Tons of network expertise, fantastic long-term career opportunities

      Cons

      Long hours - tough on lifestyle

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Overall good job if you are into tech support

      Sep 23, 2021 - Global Helpdesk Professional in Prague
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      Pros

      Great community Awesome benefits (Health insurance, yearly cash bonus, Cafeteria) No overtime Constant personal improvement policies

      Cons

      Sometimes mandartory weekend shifts Supported colleagues can be demanding and apply pressure

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    9. 5.0
      Current Employee

      nothing

      Sep 23, 2021 - Business Analyst in Oxford, England, England
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      Pros

      business leadership and communication skills

      Cons

      no interest and too tired

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee

      awesome

      Sep 24, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      i love working here its the best

      Cons

      there is no cons i just love it

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