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It will be tough to come in at the VP level as a referral because it competes with Alix’s recruiting out of MBA. Not impossible, but definitely more difficult than if you had a few years of post MBA consulting experience.

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Campus recruiting has concluded for full-time hires so the positing are for lateral hires now. We are hiring VPs and SVPs, so don’t worry about it competing with campus recruits. If you don’t get interviewed now, try again in a year or two.

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Not an issue. If recruiting likes your profile you’ll be interviewed.

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Thanks, I was always interested in the firm and the timing just happened that they started hiring after starting a new job.

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AP2, if this person was referred by a current colleague, that should give a bit of a boost to his/ her candidacy. I don't think it would be considered an MBA hire in this case nor would it be seen as competition with MBA candidates.

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