Mckinsey only hires 20 and 30 year olds?

Dec 13, 2019 13 Comments

there seens to be a majority of 20s and 30s Mckinsey new hires. Is there an unspoken (or maybe spoken) rule of not hiring those over 40?

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TOP 13 Comments
  • Monster unholy!
    No one over 40 can pull 80hr weeks. Let's be real here.
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • If you want to increase your chances for McKinsey if you’re over 40, become white
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • Yes cause when you are 40something you are usually smarter than the younger and you know that trading life for money is not worth it
    Dec 13, 2019 2
    • Cisco NnMk28
      Why are you still at Ebay though?
      Dec 13, 2019
    • Why? WLB is decent at eBay
      Dec 13, 2019
  • Uber rTjq20
    You are too wise and knowledgeable past 40 to be of any use to consulting BS.
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • Yes because you are too old at 40.
    Dec 13, 2019 1
    • Salesforce JdeF47
      Not really, for the business McKinsey in. Why would people pay money for consultants without real experience
      Dec 13, 2019
  • McKinsey suckAmonky
    You have to be a partner or equivalent to be hire over 40 unless you are expert
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • Facebook zuckbuck$
    They do at partner level
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • Pretty much yes. Bulk of hiring comes as business analyst fresh from UG and associate consultant fresh from MBA. Really tough to get in otherwise. Hell, it’s tough even with on campus recruiting — nearly nonexistent outside of that unless you’re “back office” like accounting, IT, etc that isn’t the main business
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • SAP PXkM70
    We’re the only ones dumb enough to think that consulting is the way to go. And once the youth has been robbed(2-3 years for the very best) we find something stable
    Dec 13, 2019 0
  • Intel gkkkfz
    You would have to be hired in as partner if you are in your 40s. Not likely.
    Dec 13, 2019 0

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