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Can I work for the same company my brother will work but in a different country?

Hi,

My brother is going to work for BCG soon as visiting associate at an office in EU.

In 6 months I am going to apply for BCG entry level in another country outside of EU.

Is there any issue with that?

Will I be automatically rejected because two family members cannot work in the same company? (is that even true??there are so many couples I read about in the same company!!)

Please, note that I am not relying on my brother for the referral! I just have to wait because I applied less than a year ago and told me to wait for following year.

Thank you in advance

Hi,

My brother is going to work for BCG soon as visiting associate at an office in EU.

In 6 months I am going to apply for BCG entry level in another country outside of EU.

Is there any issue with that?

Will I be automatically rejected because two family members cannot work in the same company? (is that even true??there are so many couples I read about in the same company!!)

Please, note that I am not relying on my brother for the referral! I just have to wait because I applied less than a year ago and told me to wait for following year.

Thank you in advance

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No issue. I know many siblings at BCG and McKinsey. They just can’t get staffed on the same project.

Cheers, Sidi

No issue. I know many siblings at BCG and McKinsey. They just can’t get staffed on the same project.

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No it's not true. Absolutely no problem with that.

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Hi,

No it's not true. Absolutely no problem with that.

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Yes, you can work. What would be a single reason against it? You can even work in the same office, so long as he is not a partner.

Yes, you can work. What would be a single reason against it? You can even work in the same office, so long as he is not a partner.

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In my office, we had siblings and spouses - forget "same country", I am talking "same specialization in same office".

PS: Actually, your odds are probably better if you are the little brother/sister: the family is "known quantity" :)

Only real issue if one were to work for the other... so that normally won't be allowed.

In my office, we had siblings and spouses - forget "same country", I am talking "same specialization in same office".

PS: Actually, your odds are probably better if you are the little brother/sister: the family is "known quantity" :)

Only real issue if one were to work for the other... so that normally won't be allowed.

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I am not sure where you heard this! There is absolutely no issue with this at all.

I am not sure where you heard this! There is absolutely no issue with this at all.

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