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    Have got an offer letter. Can it be rescinded due to recession/Covid19?

    consulting Coronavirus covid19 dubai recent graduate Recessions
    Most recent answer on Sep 13, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 09, 2020) is from:
    Robert
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    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Robert
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    gave the best answer on Mar 09, 2020
    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Hi Anonymous, I fully agree with Clara - it is unlikely that your offer is taken back. Needless to say, we are currently in a global situation of uncertainty and political actions (see Italy) like not having been si ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 13, 2021 on Sep 13, 2021
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    offer got rescinded after getting offer letter and date of joining

    corona Coronavirus covid19 New
    Most recent answer on Sep 13, 2021
    The best answer (on Apr 07, 2020) is from:
    Emily
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    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    Emily
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    gave the best answer on Apr 07, 2020
    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    Hi there, Sorry to hear that. It must be really frustrating to hear such news. Do try to ask whether a later start date would be possible, if you can afford to wait a bit. Would you mind sharing a bit more info ab ... (read entire answer)
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    on Sep 13, 2021 on Sep 13, 2021
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    Dress code for MBB remote first round interviews during COVID-19?

    Coronavirus COVID-19 dress code Dresscode MBB
    Most recent answer on Mar 24, 2021
    The best answer (on Mar 23, 2021) is from:
    Clara
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    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
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    gave the best answer on Mar 23, 2021
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! Wear the same that you would for a face-to-face interview: suit and tie. Consultants wear them -but Fridays-, and it´s really bad to be underdressed. Hope it helps! Cheers, Clara
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    on Mar 24, 2021 on Mar 24, 2021
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    Hiring stop due to COVID-19?

    Coronavirus covid19 hiring Interview
    Most recent answer on Nov 25, 2020
    The best answer (on Mar 22, 2020) is from:
    Alessandro
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    McKinsey & Company | McKinsey Coaching teams | INSEAD coach | 20+ candidates (100% success rate)
    Alessandro
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    gave the best answer on Mar 22, 2020
    McKinsey & Company | McKinsey Coaching teams | INSEAD coach | 20+ candidates (100% success rate)
    Hi AR, I am currently supporting many INSEAD students in their interview preparation and receiving daily feedbacks on consulting offices reactions to COVID situation. Summing them up: Full time positions: at the mom ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 25, 2020 on Nov 25, 2020
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    MBB recruiting with COVID

    and Bain APD recruiting BCG Consulting Resume Coronavirus covid19 McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Nov 25, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 01, 2020
    The recruitment is on hold in the countries with strict lockdowns or the ones badly affected by the virus. However, recruiting continues for other offices with some noticeable changes in the process such as Majorit ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 25, 2020 on Nov 25, 2020
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    CV Screening Homepage + Corona Impact on Consulting Recruiting

    Application Coronavirus covid19 CV CV and CL feedback CV screening
    Most recent answer on Nov 17, 2020
    The best answer (on Mar 26, 2020) is from:
    Francesco
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    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2020
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi Joseph, based on what my coachees shared, in some geographies hiring is already on-hold for MBB for some roles. I would recommend you proceed as follows: Find connections for a referral for your application - ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 17, 2020 on Nov 17, 2020
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    MBB recruiting with COVID

    BCG Bain McKinsey Consulting interviewing Consulting Resume Coronavirus covid19 Deloitte McKinsey recruiting undergrad undergraduate business degree
    Most recent answer on Nov 09, 2020
    The best answer (on Jul 06, 2020) is from:
    Ian
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    Ian
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    gave the best answer on Jul 06, 2020
    BCG | 100% personal interview success rate (8/8) and 95% candidate success rate | Personalized interview prep
    Hi Natalie, First, more than happy to quickly look over your resume and answer some quick questions. Second, here are a few thoughts on how COVID-19 is affecting the consulting world. INTERVIEW FORMATS Most inte ... (read entire answer)
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    on Nov 09, 2020 on Nov 09, 2020
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    Virtual Interviews

    Coronavirus interviews
    Most recent answer on Oct 29, 2020
    The best answer (on Oct 28, 2020) is from:
    Adi
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    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Adi
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    gave the best answer on Oct 28, 2020
    Accenture, Deloitte | Precision Case Prep | Experienced Interviewer & Career Coach | 15 years professional experience
    Zoom/MS teams are being used to conduct case interviews without much problem to be honest. I also used the office Telepresence recently which worked like a charm. Based on what am hearing broadly, the style tends be mor ... (read entire answer)
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    on Oct 29, 2020 on Oct 29, 2020
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    Is now a good time to apply to Bain (Central European offices) for full-time position?

    Bain & Company blacklist Coronavirus interviews MBB rejection video interview
    Most recent answer on Aug 23, 2020
    The best answer (on Apr 03, 2020) is from:
    Francesco
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    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Francesco
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    gave the best answer on Apr 03, 2020
    #1 Expert for Coaching Sessions (3.700+) | 1.300+ Reviews with 100% Recommendation Rate | Ex BCG | 8+ Years of Coaching
    Hi there, the best thing to do in your case would be to get a connection inside the company. This could help in two ways: Understand if Bain is still recruiting (some offices already suspended hiring) Get possib ... (read entire answer)
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    on Aug 23, 2020 on Aug 23, 2020
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    Alternative to management consultancies due to current situation?

    Application Coronavirus
    Most recent answer on Jul 31, 2020
    The best answer (on Jul 30, 2020) is from:
    Jasper
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    Expert Financial Services | ex-FinTech Unicorn Manager | 250+ real interviews | 14y+ int work exp | ESCP Business School
    Jasper
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    gave the best answer on Jul 30, 2020
    Expert Financial Services | ex-FinTech Unicorn Manager | 250+ real interviews | 14y+ int work exp | ESCP Business School
    Hi there, if your goal is consulting and if you're comfortable with looking for an alternative inbetween and until the economy has recovered, I would give you the following advice: Do something completely differen ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 31, 2020 on Jul 31, 2020
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    What are McKinsey's ways of working during COVID-19?

    associate BCG Bain McKinsey Coronavirus COVID-19 MBB offer onboarding starting
    Most recent answer on Jul 08, 2020
    The best answer (on Jul 07, 2020) is from:
    Gaurav
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    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Gaurav
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    gave the best answer on Jul 07, 2020
    Ex-Mckinsey|Certified Career Coach |Placed 500+ candidates at MBB & other consultancies
    Hi, The answers for most of the questions would vary from office to office, practice to practice and by level of responsibiities. e.g. I know that the implementation and transformation practices are expectedly very bu ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jul 08, 2020 on Jul 08, 2020
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    is the corona crisis going to lead to less travel in the future for MBB consultants ?

    Coronavirus covid19 Future Travel
    Most recent answer on Jun 12, 2020
    The best answer (on May 11, 2020) is from:
    Raj
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    Strategy&| ex-interviewer | 78+ coached |95% success @ MBB, S&, RB, LEK, OW, Big4 [SUCCESS STORIES BELOW]| engineer
    Raj
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    gave the best answer on May 11, 2020
    Strategy&| ex-interviewer | 78+ coached |95% success @ MBB, S&, RB, LEK, OW, Big4 [SUCCESS STORIES BELOW]| engineer
    I imagine plenty of current consultants are crossing their fingers in hope! As some of the other experts pointed out, this will fundamentally be driven by the client's needs. Certainly, as clients adapt, so will MBB ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 12, 2020 on Jun 12, 2020
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    Hiring freeze and backup plans for consulting

    Coronavirus covid19 recruitment
    Most recent answer on Jun 06, 2020
    The best answer (on Apr 02, 2020) is from:
    Emily
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    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    Emily
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    gave the best answer on Apr 02, 2020
    BCG Project Leader | 3+ years interview experience for BCG SEA recruiting | Kellogg MBA, NTU, Peking University
    Hi there, Sharing my 2 cents on the a few options you lists, based on my experiences from corporate, consulting and startup. 1.FP&A roles (to gain more industry knowledge >> I don't recommend this if your ... (read entire answer)
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    on Jun 06, 2020 on Jun 06, 2020
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    How will Digital McKinsey be impacted by COVID-19?

    Coronavirus covid19 Digital MBB McKinsey technology
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Mar 30, 2020) is from:
    Luca
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    BCG |NASA |20+ interviews with 100% success rate| 120+ students coached |GMAT expert 780/800 score
    Luca
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    gave the best answer on Mar 30, 2020
    BCG |NASA |20+ interviews with 100% success rate| 120+ students coached |GMAT expert 780/800 score
    Hello, In my opinion, after this blackout period due to the covid crisis, there will be a lot of rooms for digital improvements. After a disruptive event like the COVID, the companies will have to re-think and rebuild ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020 on May 27, 2020
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    Lay-offs at MBB?

    Coronavirus covid19 MBB
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Mar 26, 2020) is from:
    Robert
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    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Robert
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    gave the best answer on Mar 26, 2020
    McKinsey offers w/o final round interviews - 100% risk-free - 10+ years MBB coaching experience - Multiple book author
    Hi Anonymous, Consulting firms are profitability-driven companies as well - and the highest fixed cost is payroll. If we will have a severe middle- to long-term reduction of consulting demand, partners can no longer e ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020 on May 27, 2020
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    Impact of COVID-19 on the hiring practice of consulting firms

    Coronavirus covid19
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    The best answer (on Mar 25, 2020) is from:
    Daniel
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    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Daniel
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    gave the best answer on Mar 25, 2020
    McKinsey / ex-Interviewer at McKinsey / I will coach you to rock those interviews
    Hi! The recruiting has been already slowing down across all consulting companies – so, definitely there will be even less recruiting activities going forward. If you want to apply, it's a good idea to apply ASAP while ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020 on May 27, 2020
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    Applying for Middle East Offices Post-Covid19

    Coronavirus covid19 Hiring freeze? Should I apply now and wait? Middle East
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Apr 18, 2020
    Hey A, All the hiring in the Middle East is now in general got frozen and all the interviews got rescheduled (BCG, Strategy &, Roland Berger, Kearney, Bain, McKinsey, OW, etc.). Under the current situation I ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020 on May 27, 2020
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    COVID-19 and interviews

    case interviews Coronavirus covid19
    Most recent answer on May 27, 2020
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Mar 11, 2020
    Hey Theo, Of course it has an impact on economy and also consulting industry. However, at the moment I don't see the risk of Coronavirus causing a long lasting recession as it was the case in the last financial crisis ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 27, 2020 on May 27, 2020
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    Lost Offers: Semester Extension

    application process Coronavirus covid19 stress
    Question edited on May 26, 2020
    The best answer (on May 03, 2020) is from:
    Clara
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    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
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    gave the best answer on May 03, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! Indeed this extra-time we have all been granted due to the world stopping down it´s worth spending in something useful for the future. Honestly, it´s difficult to give you a very insightful answer with the i ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 26, 2020 on May 26, 2020
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    COVID19 Redundancies Risk

    Big4 Coronavirus COVID covid19 MBB redundancies
    Question edited on May 26, 2020
    The best answer (on May 04, 2020) is from:
    Clara
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    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Clara
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    gave the best answer on May 04, 2020
    McKinsey | Awarded professor at Master in Management @ IE | MBA at MIT |+180 students coached | Integrated FIT Guide aut
    Hello! Here are my toughts: Comsulting companies are indeed already laying off, but business as usual. Consulting companies have performance reviews and apply the up-or-out rule. See answer 1 As always, the ... (read entire answer)
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    on May 26, 2020 on May 26, 2020
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