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Does MBB recruit experienced hires? Or do most people apply?

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You want to know if we actively seek out for experienced professionals?

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Yes

I applied for my position as an experienced hire on the company’s website, didn’t have a recruiter reach out to me from MBB though

Yes and yes. With the later “applying” is through referrals, in higher volumes

From what I have seen, most people in the low-mid levels (AC to Consultant) apply in our website. In the higher levels (Manager to Partner) I have the impression that Bain actively seek out to them. And throughout all levels you can get a referral (which might help you)

Have been headhunted for BCG, not sure about other two

We actively seek as well as have people applying

Yes

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