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What we look for

While there’s no exact template for success at McKinsey, our people share some qualities that help make us successful – and that make working here fun.

Personal Impact       

We look for people who can develop and implement creative solutions to challenging problems and work well with teams to do it.
 

Entrepreneurial Drive

We look for people with an entrepreneurial spirit: innovative by nature, always creating new approaches, products, services, and technologies.
 

Problem Solving Skills

Helping clients solve tough problems and implement solutions requires strong intellectual abilities and rigor as well as a practical sense of what works and what does not.
 

Leadership Abilities       

We seek people who strive to lead themselves, their teams, and their communities, and who can foster effective teamwork to drive results.