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Getting rejections back to back in hiring manager interviews. Right now a Strategy Consultant and going for the same roles (BizOps, Corp Strat, Product Ops). I just wonder what are they looking for?! Making me feel like nobody wants me!!

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same here! I am so fed up with all these 'Thanks, but no thanks' emails!

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Lot of MBBs leaving now too so hard competition in the market for strategy roles is my read

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Consulting life lost all it’s glamour and WLB only got worse in quarantine

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What type of project work have you done? Are you failing a case or behavioral?

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Keep at it, wish you the best. For BizOps and corp strat, you will be at a disadvantage from many others applying to the job based on your casework and firm. There will be heavy bias toward traditional strategy experience. But if you are getting interviews that means there's something in your experience that people like - keep practicing to get rid of the nerves and be polished / structured in your case responses.

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Lol, I had a referral to FAANG, and the JD was practically written for me. I didn’t even get a call. Just a “better luck next time” email... it’s going to be a competitive market for a while. Just gotta keep at it.

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