Industry Insights

Office Size: Does it Matter for a Consultant?

The short answer is: Yes. Most consulting firms today span the map, with offices across many geographies. As you weigh your decision on where you want to have a "home base", you may want to consider the consulting office size in a particular location. Large and small offices have varying pros and cons… Large offices [...]

Office Size: Does it Matter for a Consultant?

Strategy versus Technology Consulting: Apples & Oranges

Consulting candidates face a seemingly endless variety of alternatives when it comes to career path options in today’s market: different industries, services, locations, working styles, and so on. Two of the most popular alternatives are strategy versus technology consulting. In the tech-oriented business world of today, it has become more and more difficult to distinguish [...]

Strategy versus Technology Consulting: Apples & Oranges

Best Practices for Requesting an Office Transfer

Let’s say you’re recruited by the Dallas or Chicago office of a management consulting firm, but you picture a career in LA or NYC. How can you go about transferring offices in consulting? Should you give your preferences before you receive an offer, or should you make a request once the offer is in hand? Should [...]

Best Practices for Requesting an Office Transfer

Consulting vs. Banking: A Tale of Two Industries

There’s a high degree of overlap between the students interested in consulting and those interested in investment banking. During my time as a consulting recruiter, the question of consulting vs. banking is one I heard constantly, and for good reason. Both careers demand brilliance and grit, both pay well compared to other industries, and both [...]

Consulting vs. Banking: A Tale of Two Industries
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