Networking with recruiters vs associates/consultants

For recruiting from a target school, is it better to network with recruiters, consultants or both? Is there a clear cut answer here? 

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  • Analyst 1 in Consulting
Jun 8, 2021 - 12:09pm

Consultants - they can case you, give general advice, and they are who will be interviewing you. Recruiters are useless

Jun 9, 2021 - 11:06pm

Definitely network both ways. Infact, recruiting in my opinion is a numbers game, the more people you reach out to, the greater your chance of securing a coffee/zoom chat. Most consultants/partners that you approach tend to be busy with thier own workloads, so do not be disheartened if you are not receiving any replies. As long as you show a passion for the industry and a genuine interest in learning more about the firm, you will be fine. Take care and all the best!

Jun 10, 2021 - 9:21am

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