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Top Consulting Firms – Consulting Firms to Work For
01/07/2022
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Industry

Top Consulting Firms – Consulting Firms to Work For

List of some top consulting firms to work for in 2022 by different metrics, including work-life balance, diversity, culture, annual revenue, and more.
Accenture Application Process
01/07/2022
21
Guide
Accenture
Application

Accenture Application Process Guide

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology, and operations. In order to get one of the ...
How to Shift Your Mindset to Ace the Case
01/05/2022
73
Guide
Case Prep

How to Shift Your Mindset to Ace the Case

Receiving an offer from top consulting firms often only takes a shift within your own mindset. Case interview coach Ian reveals the required mindset shifts to ace the case and land the offer!

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Bain Case Interview Guide
12/22/2021
118
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Bain & Company
Career
Case Prep

Bain Case Interview Guide

Bain & Company is one of the three strategy consulting firms that make up the prestigious MBB (McKinsey, Bain, BCG). They are a global consulting firm with revenues of over $4 billion and 10,500 emplo...
Application Tracker – Keep Track with this Free Template
12/21/2021
69
Guide
Application

Application Tracker – Keep Track with this Free Template

When applying to graduate jobs it can be hard to keep on top of what stage you are at with each of your applications. Every employer has different deadlines and different requirements for their applic...
BCG Case Interview Guide
12/20/2021
109
Guide
BCG
Career
Case Prep

BCG Case Interview Guide

The Boston Consulting Group, more commonly known as BCG, is a global strategy consulting firm with over $8bn in revenue and 21,000 employees worldwide. It is the second-largest consulting firm in the ...
How to Become a Management Consultant in 5 Steps
12/07/2021
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Application
Career
Industry

How to Become a Management Consultant in 5 Steps

Do you want to start your career in management consulting but still need some tips for the perfect entry into the industry? In this article, we’re going to give you 5 steps to success to become a cons...
What Does a Management Consultant Do at McKinsey, Bain and BCG?
12/06/2021
94
Guide
Bain & Company
BCG
McKinsey & Company
Career
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What Does a Management Consultant Do at McKinsey, Bain and BCG?

McKinsey, Bain & Company, and the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), are known as the ‘Big Three’ of the consulting industry and are the largest and most well-established strategy consulting firms globall...
Consulting Career Path – Roles, Salary, Progression
12/01/2021
132
Guide
Career

Consulting Career Path – Roles, Salary, Progression

Consulting has a reputation for being a good industry to build a career. Many consultants will stay in consulting their whole career whilst others will leverage it as a stepping-stone into other indus...
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11/22/2021
Interview
Career

Why ECON? Denisa Valsova, Senior Consultant tells you!

Interview with Denisa Valsova, Senior Consultant at E.ON Inhouse Consulting How did your application process work? I got to know ECON during an “skill seminar” event at my university where I h...
McKinsey Internship
11/22/2021
97
Guide
McKinsey & Company
Application
Career
Industry

McKinsey Internship – Learn How to Apply for an Internship at McKinsey

McKinsey & Company consistently ranks among the best consulting companies in the world. Standing out among the many applications and receiving an offer is, therefore, no easy task. Our Case Coach Anto...
Überblick über die gängigsten Eignungstests
11/19/2021
106
Guide
Tests

Aptitude Tests in the Consulting Industry

In the following article, we will give an overview of the most common aptitude tests used by major employers in the consulting industry. While aptitude tests are prevalent among most (if not all) ma...
Job Interview Stress
11/17/2021
142
Guide
Case Prep
Job Interview

Job Interview Stress – How to Handle Stress Before and During an Interview

Do you have an interview coming up? Do you feel your stress level and anxiety rising the closer the interview date gets? Then you're probably wondering how you can counteract it all. The key is: minds...
Consulting Cover Letter – Full Guide & Free Template
11/17/2021
182
Guide
Application

Consulting Cover Letter – Full Guide & Free Template

Thousands of graduates apply for consulting jobs every year and 99% of consulting firms require a cover letter with each application. That’s a lot of cover letters. Amongst the pile of applications, a...
Management Consultant Salary USA 2021
10/31/2021
159
Guide
Career
Industry

Management Consultant Salary United States

Even though the management consultant salary should not be the only reason why you want to join consulting, it probably is an important factor in your career decision. If you are considering joining...
EY-Parthenon Case Guide
10/21/2021
275
Guide
EY Parthenon UK
EY-Parthenon
Case Prep

Free Guide to EY-Parthenon Consulting Case Interviews

EY-Parthenon is the strategy consulting practice of the big four accounting firm, Ernst & Young. The company was founded in Boston in 1991 by an ex-Bain consultant and now has 45 offices in 25 countri...
How to: Numerical Reasoning Test
10/18/2021
206
Guide
Tests

How to Pass the Numerical Reasoning Test

Probably the most popular form of online testing is the numerical reasoning format. It tests candidates ability to consume, digest, and manipulate numbers quickly.  Since the 90s employers have use...
BCG Online Case Guide
10/06/2021
291
Guide
Case Prep
Tests

BCG Online Case

In recent years, BCG launched a brand new way to assess and shortlist candidates for interviews. This new assessment - called the BCG Online Case - took the form of a web-based chatbot mimicking an ac...
What’s the Difference Between Strategy and Management Consulting?
09/30/2021
449
Guide
Industry

What’s the Difference Between Strategy and Management Consulting?

Strategy Consulting vs. Management Consulting – Key Differences in the Nature of Their Work, Working Hours, Salaries and Projects
Commercial Due Diligence
09/22/2021
197
Guide
Career

Commercial Due Diligence

As private equity has exploded over the last 40 years, so has commercial due diligence. Commercial due diligence (CDD) has been a growing area of strategy consulting for some time, although the level ...
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