What I often find when working with aspiring management consultants is that 100% of their efforts are focused on the case interview portion of the recruitment process. While I would argue that this is indeed the most difficult part of recruiting, one cannot disregard the other phases. You have to earn an interview before all of that case preparation even comes into play! In my experience, being selected for an interview has two main components—how well you’ve networked with t
You’ve worked so hard to land your dream management consulting job, and now you walk into the office on your first day. Likely you’re excited, eager to learn, and honestly a little nervous. When I walked into Bain & Co. for my first day as a full-time employee, I was no different. I wanted to stand out in my first year and set myself up for success in this job; thankfully I received valuable advice to do so from my business mentors. I’ve detailed their tips below, and hopeful
What I learnt over my time in consulting is that there's no such thing as a typical day; there are days when all you do is crunching numbers on your excel models and days when so many things happen that you see more than a normal person would not see in a whole week. This is the good and the bad of consulting: no routine, no boredom on one side, stress to reinvent yourself everyday on the other. What's clear to me talking to many people who wants to join consulting or at leas
“How much money does a consultant make?” "Are the long hours and stress really worth it?" "Do you get rich with consulting?" Many times I found myself asking these questions before joining McKinsey.. Well, believe me, the truth is that consulting pays well, period! But the actual salary level depends at least on two dimensions: Which company you are working for Within the company, which office (location) you are based in Today I am going to focus on the typical compensation p
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