Category: Lifestyle

How to kick-off a new consulting project

Starting a new project is always a challenging endeavor and the first week or two will likely be a bit chaotic until your team settles in, you have familiarized yourself with the project, and the clients know you are around. There are several things you can do to ease this process and set yourself up…
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How consulting projects are staffed

Staffing is a science of its own. It is important to understand how it works because getting on a good project is one of the key drivers of your work-life balance. Additionally, you want to make sure to gain exposure to topics you like to work on or people you like to work with. Therefore…
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Downsides of working as a management consultant

Management consulting is not all rainbows and butterflies. The work and lifestyle can come with some severe downsides. We break them down for you!   Long hours. On average, you will definitely work much longer than your industry peers (unless they are in banking). On a typical Monday to Friday you will work roughly 12-14h…
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Benefits of working as a management consultant

Management consulting comes with a lot of unique upsides. We break them down for you:   Rich experiences. As a consultant, you will travel the world and, depending on the engagement, you will see places and have experiences at a very young age that other people will never see or have in their lifetime. This includes…
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4 typical tasks of consulting analysts

There are many myths running around the internet about what entry level consultants actually do on the job. The most common – probably originating from other industries where this might be the case – is that they work only on mundane and simple tasks. Nothing could be further from the truth. Once you are up…
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9 practical tips to survive your first months as a consulting analyst

Starting to work as an entry-level consultant in a tier 1 firm can be an overwhelming experience. Usually, after a week’s training, you are already on your way to your first client and will be handed over your own workstream or work packages by your team. From now on you will have full responsibility to…
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