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How McKinsey consultants manage their work-life balance

Management consulting is known to be a profession with a difficult lifestyle, tight deadlines, and frequent travel. Stress is a constant companion of the modern-day road warriors and top-tier consultants from McKinsey, BCG, or Bain. Protect your energy In order to succeed in the long run and enjoy the ride along the way, it is…
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How much McKinsey consultants work

Our coachees often ask us how much they will be expected to work at McKinsey, BCG, or Bain. Management consulting hours Top-tier strategy consulting firms have a reputation for long hours. In reality, how much a consultant works in a given week varies greatly and depends on a number of factors. First, we have to…
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How consulting projects are staffed

Staffing of McKinsey, BCG, or Bain is a science of its own. It is important to understand how it works because getting on a good project is one of the key drivers of your work-life balance. Additionally, you want to make sure to gain exposure to topics you like to work on or people you…
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