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Can I disclose a public sector client if it's public knowledge to an interviewer? As in our contract was published and reported on, is it ok for me to say I work on it? Also the project is a covid project and pretty obvious to connect the dots if I describe my work. Been through 5 rounds with an investment bank without disclosing and have a final interview with an MD.

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I think if it’s public knowledge that y’all work with the specific client then sure. It’s public knowledge already. Like if they do a press release or case study.

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I wouldn’t. If it’s easy enough to connect the dots, the MD will. Even if it’s technically allowed, disclosing a client could risk your interviewer thinking you broke protocol or questioning your discretion.

Hmm, it's no secret we work on this project (gov published the contract, we published it as a case study and news puts it front page every few weeks). And since this is public sector covid - there isn't any competition, unlike say working for bank x. That secrecy to remain ahead of the competition doesn't exist, heck we'd be happy if other countries follow our lead.

why is everyone in consulting so secretive... of course you can talk about it! It's work you did! Obviously sometimes NDAs are at play but in this case go for it.

Ended up not disclosing because the conversation was mostly a monologue. Thanks everyone. Fingers crossed for the offer.

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