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    Salary Negotiation

    associate consultant business concepts Business consultant Business Development business model MBB Mck
    Most recent answer on May 24, 2021
    <p>Hi all,</p> <p>I am currently receiving a job offer from sustainable consulting company.</p> <p>When I had a call with HR, they asked me my last sallary for full time employment which is X (in 2018). They asked me if I am okay with that, initially I said okay. But before the final round interview, I asked them to consider myself for higher position/job title. Now they already gave me formal offer. The sallary is 1.2X in the position that I initially applied. After 3 years doing masters and involved in several projects. I expect that my sallary will be higher than that. My questions</p> <p>1. Is it fair that offer me only 20% Higher compared to pre-master ? considering my masters is in relevant field. </p> <p>2. Now I want to negotiate, at least 10-15% higher, How can I tell them in elegant way and make them accept it ?</p> <p>Thank you for always helping us</p>
    Hi there, First of all, well done! Now, negotiations are quite tricky and it's hard for me to advise here given there have clearly been some pre-offer negotiations. I'm a bit concerned about continuing to negotiat ... (read entire answer)
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    M.Sc. with good grades but no experience - how to enter?

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    Most recent answer on Apr 16, 2021
    <p>I already graduated (Physics, really good grades &amp; good university) so most firms I apply to ask me to apply for an Associate position instead of an internship. But I worry, that they will reject me because I lack relevant experience. Are there other entry possibilities/internships - anything I can do to "get in"?</p> <p>I already got invited for interviews by KMPG, BCG but also got declined by some others. Should I apply everywhere or try to get an internship or sth else first? It bad that I might get declined or can I apply again after some internships or sth?</p> <p>PS: Additionally, I have an exchange semester in Hong Kong and a scientific publication in the journal Physical Review. The "only" thing I'm missing is the relevant practical experience.</p>
    Hi Vincent, Here are my thoughts: If BCG invited you, you have the potential to be invited by all the major strategy consulting firms If time allows, try to get an internship before applying to other consulting ... (read entire answer)
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    Boutique/ Local Consulting

    associate consultant Boston Consulting Group MBB McKinsey
    Most recent answer on Apr 09, 2021
    <p>Hope all of you are well.</p> <p>I am having an interview with local/ Boutique consulting firm. I am wondering how to tackle questions like </p> <p>1) Did you apply to any other consulting firm ? </p> <p>2)Why this company ? Instead MBB/Tier 2</p> <p>I think one of the way to answer the second question is the advantage of working for Boutique consulting company. I am wondering what are the benefits of working with small Boutique consulting (Client exposure, hierarchy,etc) compared to big firms ?</p> <p>Thank you</p>
    1) Did you apply to any other consulting firm ? Be honest on this one. If you are interviewing elsewhere, worth mentioning to show you are in demand. Say something like..Yes, I am in various stages of interview proc ... (read entire answer)
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    Applied to MBB right by the deadline. Will my application be considered?

    application process associate associate consultant business analyst MBB
    Most recent answer on Mar 15, 2021
    <p>Hi community,</p> <p>Due to some internet connection issues, I submitted my application 30 min before the deadline. However, somehow my account shows that the submission date was the next day (after the deadline). I was wondering whether it might be possible that my application won't be considered. Is reaching out to HR to inquire about this a good idea? Please, let me know.</p>
    Hi, In general, your application will only be considered if you submitted your application within the deadline. I would definitely recommend reaching out to HR to clarify. Kind regards, Lukas
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    International Credentials CV

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    Most recent answer on Nov 30, 2020
    <p>Hi all,</p> <p>The grading system from my undergrad university is not on a 4.0 scale. However, in order to apply for my graduate studies, I did get a report from WES (World Education Service) certifying that my CGPA translates to a 4.0/4.0 (which coincides with what my current university considers as a 4.0 based on their international grade equivalencies). Given that I’m applying to offices in the U.S/Canada, should I include my GPA on a 4.0 scale or its original one?</p> <p>Thx</p>
    Hi there, Congrats on your GPA, it is quite impressive. If you have proof the conversion is 4.0, you can definitely use that scale as part of the application. Best, Francesco
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    Do you think you influence the people around you ? If yes give an example.

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    Most recent answer on Nov 12, 2020
    <p>I was asked this question in one of the interviews foe a certain consultancy firm. Now I know I can influence people around me but couldnt specify it with a certain example. Can someone please help me with this question.</p>
    Hi there, This literally a leadership / persuasion question! So, take your leadership or persuasion story and leverage it here. Talk about a time where you had to get people to do something.
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    Applying to MBB/Tier 2 Europe

    A.T. Kearney application process associate consultant Bain business analyst McKinsey Oliver Wyman
    Most recent answer on Oct 30, 2020
    <p>Hi community,</p> <p>I’m a South American student completing a degree at a top Canadian university. The recruitment process for some European MBB/Tier 2 consulting firms has just kicked off and I was wondering how feasible it is for a non-EU applicant to even make it past the screening phase and all the interviews after. Are they evaluated more harshly than local students? Should I even give it a try and apply? The language requirement is not a problem as I’m fluent in Spanish, English, Portuguese and French.</p> <p>Some South American consulting firms (where I might stand a bigger chance) are not recruiting this year so my concern is that if I applied and didn't get in, I could 'burn my bridges' and would have to wait a year or two to re-apply.</p> <p>Thx.</p>
    Hello! The big roadblock I see, and more with COVID times, is the VISA. At a junior level, visas don´t get sponsored. However, you have other interesting options: Shifting your strategy towards US/Canada co ... (read entire answer)
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    On the job rating for consultants

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    Most recent answer on Oct 29, 2020
    <p>Hi, I heard that many top consulting firms review and rate juniors on a half-year basis. How do the scores/review used in the firms? Are Partners going to read your reviews before being staffed on his project? What is the role of this review?</p> <p>Thanks!</p>
    At McKinsey, until Partner, all consultants are evaluated on a semi-annual basis. The 'rating' is based on your trajectory towards partner election and is used mainly for the purposes of promotion and year-end bonus. Th ... (read entire answer)
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    GMAT - Entry-level position

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    Most recent answer on Oct 28, 2020
    <p>Hi all,</p> <p>I'm applying to some consulting firms (tier 1/tier 2) in the next couple of days. I'll be applying through campus recruitment for full-time positions and I was wondering whether a high GMAT score can, to some extent, give me a leg up in the recruitment process. </p> <p>I took the GMAT over less than a year ago with zero prep and scored 700. I’ve been preparing for my upcoming retake this coming November (first week), scoring consistently in the range 770-790 in official practice tests. Would it be a good idea to include, say, an average between my practice tests’ scores and my official one (something like a 740-750)? Or should I include my official score on my resume? Or nothing at all?</p> <p>Thanks.</p>
    Hey there, Only always include the official score on your resume/cover letter. If your grades are awesome you can do away with not including a par/sub-par GMT score (700 or under). But should you score highly in the r ... (read entire answer)
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    Is it worth to quit my job and prepare for Case Interview full-time? How long is it to prepare from scratch?

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    Most recent answer on Oct 26, 2020
    <p>I'm,33yo and I always wanted to work in Consulting. Never had a chance in the past but now I'm really in to give a proper go at it. I work as an analyst in finance doing operational reporting tasks and has 8 years of experience. I dont get enough time to prepare for case interviews or improve my math skills so I'm thinking of leaving my current employment and focus 6 months to prepare. Downside risk would be not getting picked with 6 months of gap in the CV with significant lost income. Any thoughts, suggestions from your experience? </p>
    No, please do NOT quit your job to prepare for a case interview where you have a 1% chance of getting in! Expect to spend over 100 hours total to prepare properly for these interviews (assuming you even get an intervi ... (read entire answer)
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    Associate Consultant interview but applied for Consultant role- Bain

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    Most recent answer on Apr 30, 2020
    <p>Hi All,</p> <p>I've been invited for first round interviews at Bain. I had applied for the Consultant role which stated that Bain required a minimum of 4-8 years of work experience to be eligible to apply but have been offered interviews for the Associate role. I have 5 years of experience working as a doctor and so am a little confused with this. Should I check with my recruiter at this stage (pre-interview) or proceed with the interview and discuss either a) at the interview or b)post offer if I'm eventually offered?</p> <p>Thank you so much in advance for your advice.</p>
    Hi! Clear this out now, at the pre-interview stage – you need to definitely push for the consultant role. Clearing this post-factum is more difficult in my experience. Best, Daniel
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    I applied for an associate role (generalist) at McKinsey but my first choice location is full and told to reapply

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    Most recent answer on Mar 25, 2020
    <p>I applied to 3 locations but my first choice location is full so I've been told to reapply in September. I would be just as happy accepting an Implementation Consultant role at my first choice location and was wondering if applying for this now would effect the remaining generalist application that has been sent to the other 2 location offices (from which I have not heard back as yet)?</p>
    Hello! In McKinsey, you can only have one application "live" at each moment. Hence, best would be to contact the HR office where your application was filed and ask for their advise. Cheers, Clara
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    London entry-level position immediate start

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    Most recent answer on Dec 06, 2019
    <p>Good evening,</p> <p>Upon receiving an offer for a job at a strategy consulting firm in London (think MBB + the other top ones), which happens around this time of the year, the default start date is the following September, with many people also opting for later start dates, e.g. the following March.</p> <p>However, I was wondering if it is possible to actually start immediately (or one or two months after the offer), for those that are not in university but are already working somewhere else (or unemployed) so are available right away? Does anyone know of any such cases? Or are they very strict in separating people in their respective graduate intakes?</p> <p>Thanks a lot for anyone taking time to answer, really appreciated.</p>
    Congrats in 1st place for your offer! The starting dates are normally configured like this to constitute "classes" of Business Analysts and Associates, that start all together, have performance evaluations at the sam ... (read entire answer)
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    Hello, I am preparing for Consulting for my college interview.

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    Most recent answer on Sep 22, 2019
    Anonymous gave the best answer on Sep 22, 2019
    <p>Here, I am unable to make any job group. Please help me how to get over it which can help me preparing in a better job environment</p>
    Hi Pranay, I am happy to help you in preparation to your interviews and share my experience with you. Please have a look at my profile and let me know, how we shall move forward. Best, André
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    Bain Application with low undergrad GPA and High Masters GPA

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    Most recent answer on Aug 27, 2019
    <p>Hi guys! I am applied to two of Bain's offices in Africa for the associate consultant role and even though I have a 3.61 GPA at my masters now, while I read actuarial science for my undergrad, I got a low gpa of 2.76 on a 4.00 scale. I applied to Bain with my transcripts from my Masters but today I got an email from the firm saying they needed additional information about my undergraduate transcript before they can review my application. I merged my current master transcript with my undergraduate transcript and uploaded it in the profile section of the application as the email instructed. Should I be worried? I am nervous</p>
    Hi, It really depends on the policies of the local office. Just keep fingers crossed and wait for the results. Best
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    Siemens Management Consulting First Round

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    Most recent answer on Jul 25, 2019
    <p>Hello all,</p> <p>I have the first round interview with Siemens approaching for an Associate Consultant position. I was curious if anyone had any insights on their process for this. Also, any general advice to prepare for this interview is greatly appreciated. Thanks!</p>
    Hi Anonymous, I helped several people for Siemens Consulting in the last year; questions tend to be related to: Profitability, revenues and cost cases Knowledge of Siemens, its revenue model and the industries w ... (read entire answer)
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    Key Qualities firms look for in Associate Consultant Interns?

    associate consultant Bain & Company consulting junior associate
    Recent activity on Jun 02, 2019
    <p>What are the key qualities that firms look for in candidates that they short list for Associate Consultant Internship?</p>
    Hi, It's absolutely the same with Full-time roles. It can be different for each company but at the end of the day it's the following: 1) Problem solving - tested by your ability to solve cases. This includes: St ... (read entire answer)
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    Can a chemical engineer grad do MBA in consulting without any work experience in INDIA?

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    Recent activity on Feb 13, 2019
    Hi, There is no MBA in consulting. MBA is just a business major. You can do MBA without work experience in some cases (PHD, post Bachelor MBA, etc) Best
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    Hi, how do you transition from meeting and getting a business card from a BA/AC/SAC to asking them to practice case interviews with you? Thank you

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    Recent activity on Apr 23, 2018
    Hi there, From my point of view, the best time to ask is at the same time as receiving a business card. When I was going through interviews, I did this more than a few times and never got turned down - if the person ... (read entire answer)
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