McKinsey & Company

The Vault Review


  • "The people are brilliant."
  • "Unmatched opportunities and freedom!"
  • "Opportunity to work with senior clients early in your tenure."


  • "Hours."
  • "So many cool things, you need to learn to say no."
  • "Workaholics expecting others to not have a life as well."

The Buzz

  • "Strategy consulting at its best."
  • "Gold standard."
  • "Big name but not the best work environment."
  • "Elite but arrogant."

Survey Says


Vault Verdict: McKinsey operates in a place that most firms around it would love to be able to attain: it's simultaneously the most prestigious and the most mysterious firm in its industry. While the firm doesn't comment on its...

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