Resume Screening at Bain

Anonymous A asked on Nov 03, 2015 - 7 answers

Hi, at most consulting firms, the CV screening is done by the consulting staff and not the human resource department. I was wondering which level employees (Associate, Team Leader, Manager, Pricinpal, Partner) do the initial screening at Bain.

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Anonymous replied on Nov 05, 2015

I have not worked at Bain or interviewed there so this more of a general answer. I have worked at McKinsey and Deloitte. Did a ton of recruiting at Deloitte. This is how it used to be done

Who does resume screening depends on level.

  • For Analyst level, an Analyst volunteer team used to do it and help HR
  • For Associate level, then Assoicates volunteer used to do it
  • For Experienced hires, HR does screening with guidance from consultants who volunteer their time to help. usually at the level or above what the applicant applies

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In general, at Bain the CV screening is done by the recruiting office, which is part of the HR dept, but it can vary from office to office.

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Dear all,

in Mck from Busyness Analyst to Enagement Manager, I never did CV screening. It's part of HR process

Velma updated her answer on Oct 01, 2018

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Anonymous replied on Nov 03, 2015

In McKinsey, CV screening is done by the recruitment team, who then share it relevant office partners to start Organising interviews.

Himanshu replied on Nov 03, 2015
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A more apt question would be - Who would review the CV for the following levels?

1. Associate Consultant

2. Consultant

3. Case Team Leader

Henry replied on Nov 03, 2015

I have a friend at Bain London who is an Associate consultant, he told me recently that they do the first round of screening for CVs.

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