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Is MBB hiring experienced consultants right now?

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Good question. Why are you looking to switch OP?

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McKinsey definitely hiring experienced professionals (I am one), various roles and tracks available depending on your background and expertise

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The staffing model is absurd.

How experienced? McKinsey is probably your best bet.

I can't say I don't agree with you.

2 years post MBA industry strategy/M&A and one year strategy consulting. Up for Manager this year but would not expect that to translate.

Slim to no chance with NA Bain. Best to look at a specialist group at McKinsey or BCG.

They will def. not hire you as a manager

I wasn't expecting them to

What is the issue with the staffing model?

NY1: the only thing I'm seeing on McK's website is mostly implementation coach positions...

BCG is looking for Project Leaders! With your promotion I think you'd be qualified. P.S. I'm ex-Monitor

@BCG1, does BCG hire experienced for the consultant position? Or is it best to wait until manager / project leader? Thanks!

Yes - they do... Though I've usually seen it from industry, not from another consulting co. Worth a shot, though.

@Monitor1: check out the LinkedIn McKinsey careers page - should give you a good range. Operations practice is a heavy hirer of exp professionals as is Mck Implementation and Digital Labs

@BCG1, Thanks! I'm not in a rush to get out. I like the work, but I have been thinking about it more lately. @NY1, Thanks, I just took a look. I really have only done strategy work so I'm not sure if I want to move to ops or implementation. But who knows.

@Monitor1: other option is to just submit your application through the website - it might seem like a big black box that wouldn't get touched but they do look at everything that comes through there

Definitely get a referral. It's worth it to make your application as strong as possible.

BCG still hiring external through referrals. I have referred 4 people, all have gotten interviews, 2 got to final rounds, but no offers (or referral bonus) yet.

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