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Ad copywriter who’s freelancing outside of agency world, who do I ask for a reference/review from when finishing up a project? Project leader (who I had minimal interaction with) or day-to-day contact who is lower ranking but actually worked with me beyond the initial interview? At an agency I’d go straight to the CD, but this is a consultancy that doesn’t have that sort of structure.

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If a Senior Manager / Director from a Big 4 wants to jump to MBB or T2 (think OW, Kearney, LEK), what level could they aspire for? Consultant is too many levels down, is Engagement Manager / Project Leader etc possible and if so, recommended? Or is the advice not to jump and stick till Partnership at Big 4? (I am in the midst of an advanced round interview at a MBB and at a T2, but the levels have not been discussed very weirdly in both the cases)

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BCG fish: I’m applying to a Project Leader position at BCG Digital. Currently Digital Consultant with 7 YOE, great feedback from projects, acting as team lead. Anyone want to help with a referral?

BCG 🐠 there's an opening I'm interested in applying to, Expert Project Leader (Agile at Scale). I'm 100% qualified. Anyone interested in referring me?

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Fact or fiction? Google and other big tech firms don’t see a difference between jnr Manager (/EM/Project Leader) and snr Associate (/Consultant) so don’t wait for a promotion before applying.

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How does BCG evaluate their candidates, had final round interviews, hoping for a Project Leader position, but unsure of if they have a scoring rubric, if they collaborate together or separately

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I have an interview next week for a tech industry role and my interviewer was a project leader at BCG. Nervous as I'm an analyst at Deloitte (not S&O) with little experience. Any tips?

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