Difficulties on the job?

Anonymous A asked on Mar 05, 2019 - 3 answers

Hi All,

For those of you who started off at an entry level role at any of the top consulting firms, what were your main difficulties / challenges you had to overcome?


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Anonymous B replied on Mar 05, 2019

The speed of the work, the hours, starting with a hypothesis, actual PowerPoint skills, being the most junior and inexperienced person in the room. And those are just some of them.

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B replied on Mar 19, 2019
McKinsey cases only

getting used to re-do all the work you have done all week when client rejects it and learning to suck it up