Thinking Like a Consultant: People Skills

One of the best things about strategy consulting is that you get to work across a broad spectrum of industries, giving you exposure to a lot of the wonderful variety that exists around us in the business world. However, one … Continue Reading

MC Coach Interview: My First Year at McKinsey

Today we get a sneak peek into a former McKinsey consultant’s first year of life at the firm. True, true – many of you are dreaming about that coveted MBB job offer, with the prestige and lucrative lifestyle that follows. … Continue Reading

11 tips for new consultants to hit the ground running

After releasing a few big products last week, we’re back to regularly-scheduled programming. This week, we’ll focus on the consulting lifestyle. Today’s post is on practical tips to being successful as a new consultant. A former manager once said to … Continue Reading

How to become a killer financial modeler

Most readers of this site have heard of Mergers and Inquisitions (M&I). In fact, many of you probably discovered Management Consulted through it – that’s how big it’s become. Why 100,000 readers a month can’t all be wrong Brian’s the … Continue Reading

Management consulting jobs: 5 mistakes that will get you fired

First, getting fired in management consulting doesn’t happen often. There are many reasons for this (eg, the rigorous recruiting process, the supportive development-focused culture). However, in tough economic times select firms will significantly tighten hiring and raise the bar on promotions. Those … Continue Reading