McKinsey hired 41 students from the 2013 MBA class of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. This number is a source of pride for the school whose employment report reveals 86.3% of its MBAs receive employment offers by graduation. Many of the job contracts came from companies in which they have proven their worth during their summer internship program.
There is more than one way for a determined individual to reach his or her consulting goals. The most common road that many consultants take is through a relevant degree from a recognized university or an internship in a top tier firm.
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During the upcoming holiday season, the last thing on the mind of a consultant is a new job. However, research indicates that new job postings increase within the last two months of the year.
What is a typical day like for a consultant? Well, one thing’s for certain—no two days are the same. Management consultants are no-nonsense, objective-oriented go-getters. Their knowledge and experience are highly valued across many industries. Because they carry many responsibilities on their shoulders, their day-to-day lifestyle is packed with challenges and rewards.
In the consulting industry, it is a known fact that fewer women are promoted to partner. However, the reasons may surprise you. Many top tier consulting firms are raising awareness and starting programs to encourage the promotion of women to senior positions.
The management consulting industry isn’t for everyone; some consultants move on to another profession or launch a successful business. This doesn’t mean that they weren’t good at what they did; they may have discovered new opportunities for attaining their life goals.
Many highly motivated graduates and professionals are attracted to the management consulting industry due to the appealing benefits it offers. These perks include high monthly salary, rich business experience, skills improvement, and wide professional networks.