Case Interview Video Conference – Top Tips

Technological advancements have touched every aspect of modern business, and consulting recruiting is no exception. To consulting firms, face-to-face interviews are always the best way to make a final decision on a candidate. However, in first rounds, there is a…

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Driver Tree: What Is It?

The driver tree is one of the oldest frameworks for business thinking. The tool’s roots trace back to the 1920s, when DuPont used the driver tree to define Return on Investment (ROI) as a function of profitability, financial leverage, and…

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Article Recap: Week of September 1, 2019

Mental Models Mental Models play into just about every situation. They also help to make sense of why you make the decisions you do. Check out this super interesting and enlightening article!   Investment Banking: My Journey from Deloitte Consulting…

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Consulting Salary Structure

  Consulting salary structure. It’s often misunderstood and it can be difficult to figure out exactly how much you might expect to make. Look no further to get the full and complete picture on compensation structure. Internship compensation, MBA compensation,…

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3 Things You Must Know To Solve Every Case Interview

Case interviews are business puzzles. Just like solving a puzzle, a strategic method should be used to solve a case interview. The best consulting candidates don’t randomly start putting pieces of data together but instead utilize a system as they…

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How To Get Into Consulting: 5 Steps To Take

So you want to be a management consultant? Unfortunately, millions of others decide the same thing every year. The management consulting recruiting process is one of the most competitive processes in the world. With so many candidates vying for limited…

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Investment Banking: My Journey from Deloitte Consulting

Ah…the classic battle that never seems to be settled: investment banking versus consulting. Which one is better? Or more importantly, which is better for you? Ultimately, it’s kind of like choosing your favorite ice cream flavor. The foundational elements in…

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Mental Models: What Are They?

At some point in your business career you’ll likely hear management types discussing mental models and the positive or negative effects these models can have on teams. To the uninitiated, this can sound confusing. In the management world, the mental…

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Article Recap: Week of August 25, 2019

BCG Pymetrics Test BCG is following suit with other MBB firms and adding a digital component to their case interview process. See what it entails here.   Resume Keywords: Consulting Action Words See what the best words are for your…

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80/20 Rule (Pareto Principle) Explained

The 80/20 Rule, also known as the Pareto Principle, has been a seminal principle in prioritization, efficiency, and working “smarter” for over 100 years. In short, the 80/20 Rule helps you get the biggest return from the least possible amount…

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