McKinsey & Company I’m curious about McKinsey & Company and their Periscope team. Is it really a separate org that only does back-end? How friendly is it to techies who want to retain work-life balance?

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Periscope is the umbrella term for a set of solutions, so WLB, leadership, etc. would highly depend on the specific team, role, and location.
It is not a separate org but it’s true that it functions slightly different than the integrative consulting arm at mck (more hierarchy in some solutions, for example)

And would you classify it as family-friendly and with decent WLB in general? I’m wary of recommending pursuing a role there due to the long hours.


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