BCG London laying off some junior staff, any news from McKinsey and Bain?

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There are not layoffs


Not layoffs technically. But artificially raised bar so borderline cases who would have been off a warning may be affected. Happened in 2020


No layoffs - BCG decided against doing layoffs long back. Maybe a higher bar for fast track promos though.


No layoffs. We’re desperately short at some levels (SAC, Senior Con, Manager onwards) so are still hiring lots to attempt to fix the pyramid. Has led to a weird dynamic where there is a fair bit of beach time for new hires, and absolutely zero for anyone in the crunch positions

Time will tell if our approach works


It’s up or out - it’s not guaranteed employment for life especially if you’re not a strong performer. London is actually doing way better than most markets so it wouldn’t be a place we’d do layoffs


Oh wow! Lay offs or CTLs?

Sounds like a “higher bar” leading to more CTLs

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