January 6, 2020

How to answer brain teasers in interviews for Consulting & Investment Banking jobs

If you thought that interviewers at management consulting and investment banking (IB) interviews use brainteasers to put candidates at ease and bring in some light-hearted moments, […]
December 18, 2019

Life after consulting: Exit options

Many management consultants hardly complete two or three years in their jobs before they realize that there’s more to life than consulting. Consultancies have an “up […]
June 24, 2019

Management consulting cover letter

One in one hundred. That’s how many applicants for consultant’s position get the final green signal to join big firms. One of their secrets to success: […]
April 8, 2019

Consulting salaries for freshers: Entry level salary in USA, UK, India, Germany, Australia

‘Consulting’, especially management consulting continues to be a dream job to many! Though it is considered very demanding, the glamour, prestige and perks associated with the […]
March 4, 2019

Technology consulting vs management consulting

Consultants are often put down by other business professionals, who taunt them with, “You steal your client’s watch and tell them the time,” implying that consultants […]
December 17, 2018

The dark side of management consulting

Many MBA students consider management consulting as their next big step after graduation. They are deeply impressed and extremely excited by the high-profile, high-paying careers that […]
August 8, 2018

Teacher turned management consultant shares career change tips

There aren’t many teachers applying to MBA programs. The few who do consider the option, approach us with several questions. Is an MBA after teaching experience […]
July 6, 2018

Top consulting firms in the world

The global consulting industry is estimated to be worth $155 billion. Corporations around the world depend heavily on consulting companies to maintain and sharpen their edge […]
June 18, 2018

How to prepare for case interviews

Case interviews are an important part of the recruitment process for hiring management consultants. Management consultancies, including the Big 3 — McKinsey, BCG, and Bain (MBB […]
February 26, 2018

How to get an interview at McKinsey, Bain, BCG

If you are studying at a top b-school or just graduated from one, you’re probably thinking of working for one of the “Big Three” in consulting: […]
December 18, 2017

Investment banking vs management consulting

Fresh graduates often wonder whether investment banking or management consulting is a better career choice. Most of them already know the first thing about these two […]
November 13, 2017

Life as a McKinsey Consultant

Krishna N Venkitaraman, moved from TCS to McKinsey after his MBA from HEC Paris. In the earlier article, he wrote about how he got into McKinsey […]