McKinsey & Company

http://www.mckinsey.com/
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3.7
Women's Job Satisfaction (5=very satisfied)
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McKWoman

January 1970

Best in class suite of programs and policies to support women

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • CEO supports Gender Diversity?

    Yes

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    16 paid / 20 unpaid

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon3669

January 1970

At Partner level more flexibility is afforded so it's worth working hard until achieving this level

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
  • Recent Salary

    $80k-$100k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • CEO supports Gender Diversity?

    Yes

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon3545

January 1970

Great benefits, but up or out culture would make raising a family and feeling successful on the job difficult

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $20k-$50k

  • CEO supports Gender Diversity?

    Yes

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Level of Flexibility

    1 2 3 4 5

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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OakTree

January 1970

Tough employer with the best intentions. It is a people driven business so you need to work with inspirational partners that will support you. You can 'make your own McKinsey' and have children and a great career, but you will need to be very organised and strict with your time, it won't just 'happen'.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Promotion

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    19 paid / 15 unpaid

    10 weeks full pay, 9 weeks 60%, the rest statutory pay. For women who have been with Firm for more than 5 years, 19 weeks of full pay.

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Maybe. The company (particularly the London office!) is trying very hard to keep women and be flexible on part time work and maternity leaves. However, the nature of the consultancy job (very long hours, travel, high pressure) is fundamentally incompatible with having a family. Also, men still seem to progress to partner with much higher success rate than women.

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AnonMck

January 1970

Work-life balance not sustainable; flexibility options are constrained. Many examples of unconcious bias.

Job Satisfaction Level

3.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $20k-$50k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    No

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Anonymous - 10525

January 1970

Find female metors early (there aren't a lot to go around, but try hard), and listen to what people tell you about the senior partners - find the ones who have a reputation for supporting women.

Job Satisfaction Level

2.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $50k-$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Not for Pay, Promotion, Evaluation and Reviews

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Promote more women into leadership positions

  • Recommend to Women?

    Maybe. If you plan to only spend a couple of years, it is a good launching pad. But once you get past the Engagement Manager role, your advancement (and comp) depend on partners saying they are "supporters". This is when most women have to leave, as the (mostly male) partners will not support women and create opportunities for them. I have had senior partners lament to me that they just can't get other partners to support women, bring them on to clients, etc.

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anon2008

January 1970

It is possible to make your own Mckinsey. Speak up and ask. You will be surprised at how flexible the firm can be.

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    Not eligible for bonus

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    16 paid / 8 unpaid

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Culture, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit face time)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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nycanon

January 1970

There is lots of flexibility within the job, take advantage of it

Job Satisfaction Level

5.0
  • Recent Salary

    >$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    >$100k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    14 paid / 10 unpaid

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Hours, Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit facetime)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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zaphod

January 1970

don't be afraid to ask for help and set boundaries

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $100k-$150k

  • Recent Bonus

    $10k-$20k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • Family Friendly Aspects?

    Policies

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit facetime)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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anon1314

January 1970

They encourage women to move up in the company

Job Satisfaction Level

4.0
  • Recent Salary

    $25k-$50k

  • Recent Bonus

    $0-$10k

  • Are Women and Men Treated Equally?

    Yes

  • Took Maternity Leave Here? (Weeks)

    None taken

  • One Thing Employer Could Improve

    Improve work-life balance and policies (e.g. flex-time, limit facetime)

  • Recommend to Women?

    Yes

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