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Can ex-McK consultants make a referral for a candidate? If yes, how does that process look like?

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Can ex-McK consultants make a referral for a candidate? If yes, how does that process look like?

Many thanks

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Don´t agree, they do and they can make referrals.

Referral basically means that they pass the CV to HR directly, to ensure that at least it gets looked at. Then, if there is no potential, won´t go through anyways.

Doesn´t guarantee an interview, but at least CV does not get lost in the limbo.

Hope it helps.

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Don´t agree, they do and they can make referrals.

Referral basically means that they pass the CV to HR directly, to ensure that at least it gets looked at. Then, if there is no potential, won´t go through anyways.

Doesn´t guarantee an interview, but at least CV does not get lost in the limbo.

Hope it helps.

Good luck,

Clara

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Hi,

No, except the following cases:

  • You are doing an MBA and your classmate reaches out to the on-campus recruiter
  • Ex consultant is referring you via his friend
  • Ex MBB Partner is referring you

Best!

Hi,

No, except the following cases:

  • You are doing an MBA and your classmate reaches out to the on-campus recruiter
  • Ex consultant is referring you via his friend
  • Ex MBB Partner is referring you

Best!

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they can, especially if they know the HR people personally, but this of course doesn't guarantee an interview (it just guarantees that your CV will be looked at with a bit more attention). But better to ask current consultants (and even better – current partners)

they can, especially if they know the HR people personally, but this of course doesn't guarantee an interview (it just guarantees that your CV will be looked at with a bit more attention). But better to ask current consultants (and even better – current partners)

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Hello there,

Yes, they actually can in a way.
They might be able to put your CV forward to the HR team or lead if they knew them personally.
Have seen such instances a number of times.

A second review by current partners / consultants might likely be needed in the process, though it differs from each offices.

Hope it helps.

Kind regards,
​Nathan

Hello there,

Yes, they actually can in a way.
They might be able to put your CV forward to the HR team or lead if they knew them personally.
Have seen such instances a number of times.

A second review by current partners / consultants might likely be needed in the process, though it differs from each offices.

Hope it helps.

Kind regards,
​Nathan

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Hello,

No, it can't (unless he is a partner) but they can easily ask someone inside to do the referral. If you are a good candidate it's a win-win strategy:)

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Luca

Hello,

No, it can't (unless he is a partner) but they can easily ask someone inside to do the referral. If you are a good candidate it's a win-win strategy:)

Best,
Luca

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Hi,
if they are very senior yes, otherwise I recommend to let them introduce you to a consultant currently in the firm.

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Antonello

Hi,
if they are very senior yes, otherwise I recommend to let them introduce you to a consultant currently in the firm.

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Antonello

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