Consulting Hiring Amidst Covid

Covid has adjusted consulting firms’ hiring practices. Firms – across levels and functions – are hiring more candidates in 2021 from non-traditional backgrounds. Why? There are a couple of reasons: Virtual recruiting has evened the playing field for students at…

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2021 Consulting Salaries Analysis

Because 2020 was a disruptive year for business around the world, we expected to see disruption in consulting salaries. We were not disappointed. At both the pre-MBA and post-MBA entry levels, 2021 consulting salaries remained steady on average, and in…

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What Is Change Management?

What is Change Management? Change is the one constant in business, and Change Management is a process that ensures people are able to embrace organizational change successfully. People comprise organizations and they will make or break the success of an…

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Strategy Canvas: Charting a Company’s Future

The strategy canvas has become something of a go-to process to guide companies through the difficult and fraught process of strategic planning. Still, there are many companies and consultants who remain unfamiliar with the strategy canvas and the potential it…

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Why Businesses Should Focus On The Top Line In Crisis

In a crisis, like what we’re experiencing with Covid-19, should businesses focus on the “top-line”, (gross sales), or the “bottom-line”, (profit after expenses)? Each have their own pros and cons, with long-term repercussions from each decision. So which should businesses…

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Job Outlook for Consultants 2021

The management consulting job outlook for 2021 is something thousands of ambitious new graduates – and experienced industry hands – are looking forward to with anticipation and concern. The consulting job market has been improving steadily year over year for…

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Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder analysis is one of the most important things anyone in the business world can do as they prepare to start any new project. In business, as in life, no one is an island. You may have started your career…

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What Is the GROW Coaching Model?

The GROW coaching model was created in the United Kingdom by Sir John Whitmore in the 1980s. It is one of the world’s most popular coaching methods to identify ways to solve problems and achieve goals and is appreciated for…

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Virtual Networking

Networking has always been central to success in the management consulting recruiting process (and business in general). Building relationships is how businesses and careers grow. However, in the era of Covid-19, with so many people working remotely, in-person networking has…

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