Is McKinsey worth it? I have an interview coming up with a recruiter for a business analyst position. I currently make great money and work 45 hours a week on average. What are the benefits of pivoting to MBB?

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Incoming BA at McKinsey, and was curious as to how the benefits are for the Business Analyst role? Also, what is there technology policy? Thanks!

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How difficult is it to pivot out of healthcare? Applied to be a business analyst for current company (1.5 years in) but am more interested in different industries. Thoughts?

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Possible exit roles for a business analyst with 2 years of experience in the public sector? Mostly large tech implementation and modernization projects - unemployment comp and health insurance. Cont..

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Just got an offer from CapTech as a senior business analyst. Would serve as a transition from an industry practice to general IT. Marginal improvement in benefits. Minimal travel. Pros and cons?

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Is there any business Analyst bowl ? Or healthcare ?

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