Should You Travel to a Prospect on Your Own Dime?

David A Fields

They’re halfway across the country, so travel expenses would definitely be involved. A consultant called me yesterday with this question: A prospect called me out of the blue (hooray!) and what they need is exactly in my sweet spot and would be a decent size project (mid five-figures).

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Management Consulted East Coast Tour – Fall 2015

Management Consulted

We kicked off our busy travel season with our annual East Coast Fall Tour to host events with consulting clubs from the University of Virginia, the University of Virginia Darden School of Business, and Harvard Business School. That wraps up our East Coast Tour recap for the 2015 season.

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What If Marty McFly Traveled Back to the Actual Future?

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Yet, while we probably won't see Doc's DeLorean (or any other car, for that matter) zipping through the air any time soon, fans across the Internet can't stop comparing fictional 2015 with the real thing. What if Marty McFly visited the real 2015 instead?

Robo-Journalism Will Produce 1 Billion Web Stories in 2015 (This Isn't One of Them); McJournalism Coming Up


With the exception of the bit about the Fool position that I wanted and needed, I have written about this before on several occasions, most recently on January 30, 2015, in Financial Blogger Profile of "Mish" on Equities.Com. Each piece would have taken most of a day and some travel to research, and a couple of hours to write. Replaced by a Robot I sometimes get asked what I am going to do when I am replaced by a robot.

Conversation with L.E.K. Consulting

Tom Spencer

The life of a management consultant is certainly a busy one and often involves travel. Tom: What is LEK’s travel model? For those teams that travel, typically they work on site from Monday to Thursday and return to the home office for Fridays.

Thinking Like a Consultant – Communicating Core Values

Management Consulted

Including the time I showed up at the Ritz-Carlton for the sell weekend in a pair of grimy jeans, wearing the same backpack she’d taken with me as I traveled the world. Welcome to the next installment of our “Thinking Like a Consultant” series, where we are exploring thoughts, behaviors and mindsets of successful consultants. If you have’t read Part 1 or Part 2 yet, make sure you catch yourself up before reading on.

An Ex-Consultant’s Jump into the Start Up World

Management Consulted

He co-founded MobileSuites, an app that puts travel concierge services and hotel information at your fingertips, and which you can (and should) find and sign-up for here. I ended up traveling on a few projects with my friend Basel, an analyst who started the same day that I did. The more we thought about it, the more we thought we could build something that could really change how people travel. The travel ecosphere is one that consultants are very familiar with.

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Business Book Review: Start-Up Nation

Management Consulted

Dan lives in New York and has studied in Israel and lived, worked and traveled in the Arab World.

How I Fell In Love With Business: Confessions of a Bain Consultant

Management Consulted

My best friend and traveling companion, Lawson, was sporting – she’d studied Spanish for 10 years and was confident, conversational and even funny in the language. We traveled to a mountain village in central Honduras and met people who changed our life. A short wander through the back woods of Laos later, I met my first consultant – a woman on furlough from McKinsey who was traveling the world alone.

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A.T. Kearney Interview & Culture

Management Consulted

Transportation & Travel. Summer Associates are given the opportunity to travel as they will be stationed both at client sites and in the office. You have to be prepared for Sunday – Friday travel, which is the flip-side of client exposure – you get to meet and collaborate with the client, but you are NEVER at home. KEARNEY INTERVIEW AND CULTURE. Kearney, which was the original split from McKinsey & Company, has a storied and impressive history.

Behind-The-Scenes Look At How To Deliver a TEDx Talk

Melissa Agnes

In November of 2014 I was honored with the invitation to speak at a TEDx event, which was to be hosted by the City of LA’s Emergency Management Department in March 2015. Melissa's Speaking and Travel Fun

How You Can Use Signage To Brand Your Business

Tom Spencer

Aside from working on her own business, she likes to use social media, and read travel books. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith. Business owners know that they can’t attract customers if those customers don’t know that they exist.

B2B Salespeople Need to Act More Like Travel Agents

Harvard Business

Consider what’s happened with travel: With the explosion of internet travel sites in the 2000s, consumers took charge of their own travel, and travel agencies hemorrhaged business. According to the travel and leisure marketing firm MMGY, the use of travel agents increased by 50% from 2014 to 2015. Just as with travel, a wealth of easily available information has made it possible for buyers to do much of the work themselves.

Restoring Derelict Spaces to Lease-Ready Condition

Tom Spencer

Aside from working on her own business, she likes to use social media, and read travel books. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith. Savvy investors know that there is a lot of potential in converting abandoned or derelict spaces into lease-ready properties.

MC Coach Interview: My First Year at McKinsey

Management Consulted

They tell you about the travelling etc, but I kept asking myself, “Am I missing something here? Today we get a sneak peek into a former McKinsey consultant’s first year of life at the firm. True, true – many of you are dreaming about that coveted MBB job offer, with the prestige and lucrative lifestyle that follows. Rewind. You thought that getting the job offer is the end point, when in reality it’s only the very beginning.

The Psychology Behind Marketing Online Education

Tom Spencer

Aside from working on her own business, she likes to use social media, and read travel books. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith. How do people decide which online university will meet their needs?

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Traveling for Work? You’re a Prime Target for Hackers

Harvard Business

As if the stresses and headaches of business travel weren’t enough, there’s one more thing to worry about while traveling in unfamiliar places: the security of your email. According to an FBI public service announcement issued in June, there has been a 1,300% increase in losses tied to “business email compromise” since January 2015. Establish executive travel email protocol.

Why Consulting?

Tom Spencer

(Source: Flickr ). In the consulting interview, your interviewer is likely to ask you the following straightforward question, “why consulting?”. Relevance of the question. The question is relevant for two reasons: Your interviewer is likely to ask it in the interview; and.

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&quot, Martin shook her travel which includes a teeth, employing her top secret soul your dog appeared to be pondering the key reason why every dude want to get married to. I won’t help it to, nonetheless I’m just your women’s dude.

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Conversation with 2020 Delivery

Tom Spencer

Tom: What is 2020 Delivery’s travel model? When we work with clients further afield we do travel to them, but most consultants are not away for multiple nights each week. Mike Meredith: We will open for graduate and internship applications in September 2015.

Behavioural Interview Questions

Tom Spencer

(Source: Flickr ). In consulting interviews, the interviewer is likely to ask questions based on your résumé with the aim of understanding your skills and experience.

L.E.K. Strategy Consulting Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

Aviation & Travel. are the amount of responsibility Consultant level hires are given from the get go and the low amount of travel their employees do. With regard to travel requirements, L.E.K is very unusual in that it is a very low travel firm. But don’t let the low travel nature of the firm fool you: you will still be putting in 60-80 hour weeks, you’ll just get to sleep in your bed each night. . L.E.K. CONSULTING INTERVIEWS & CULTURE .

MC on The Road – LA

Management Consulted

We spend a lot of time on the road here at MC, travelling to colleges and universities in North America and beyond, giving training and advice on resumes, fit interviews, case interviews and beyond. Ever wondered what it would be like to come with us? Well wonder no more! Last year on our trip to L.A. we brought our media team to along with us for the ride! Enjoy! The post MC on The Road – LA appeared first on Management Consulted. consulting bootcamp Uncategorized

Conversation with Partners in Performance

Tom Spencer

Tom: What is the firm’s travel model? Potential candidates should expect heavy travel days. WE were grateful for the recent opportunity to talk with Amanda Melo, recruitment manager at Partners in Performance.

Conversation with Vivaldi Partners Group

Tom Spencer

Tom: What is the firm’s travel model? I was grateful for the recent opportunity to talk with Heather Tortorello, the talent growth director at Vivaldi Partners Group.

Why I Never Wanted to Be a Consultant: Confessions of a Bain Consultant

Management Consulted

This is Part 2 of a 12-part “Transparency” series, tracing Jenny Rae’s slightly crazy life from her early (5-year-old) roots in business to her travels and then to Bain and beyond. I even traveled to interview 2 traditional healers in their rural village huts, which was a slightly terrifying but incredible academic experience. Plus, they expressed a preference for her to take a traveling companion – but they didn’t offer to pay for the buddy.

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Is Passion (at Work) Optional?

Joellyn Sargent

Who enjoys dealing with taxes, regulations and troublesome travel? Meaningful Work, No Passion Necessary.

CheapOair Humanizes Technology with In-App Customer Service

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Despite our innate affinity to journey all over the world, travel can often become complicated. Customer Experience Customer Service Mobile Marketing customer experience customer service customer support mobile apps mobile customer service travel

Conversation with Marakon

Tom Spencer

That being said, the travel model will vary depending on the needs of the client. Alex Formstone is a Principal in Marakon ’s London office, and heads up recruiting in the UK for graduates and MBAs.

Pen vs Sword

Tom Spencer

And the power of Virgin’s reputation has allowed the company to enter a diverse range of unrelated markets including trains, planes, space travel, and hotels. (Source: Flickr ).

Analysis Group Interviews and Culture

Management Consulted

It’s not just their impressive credentials that sets employees apart; Analysis Group has a strong reputation as a great place to work and has scooped up a hatful of awards, including Glassdoor’s 2015 Employees’ Choice Award for small and medium businesses. While most of the awards Analysis Group wins are internal (large cheering section of employees), the firm is recognized externally as well: (2015) “Best Place to Work” Employees’ Choice Award, small to medium businesses – Glassdoor.

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How I Started My First Consulting Business: Confessions of a Bain Consultant

Management Consulted

I set myself one target a day – write one story about my recent travels – and didn’t let myself leave the house until I did. At the end of my third week, I had shaped a vision for a book – my first book – outlining my travels around the world. Plus, I had taken a few classes in my day, and if my still-skimpy experiences (and my travels) had taught me anything it was that I could figure it out.

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Job Hub: Airbnb Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

They sought to create this type of connection experience for people everywhere when they traveled, and the idea for the bigger Airbnb was born. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 190 countries. Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at Airbnb.

4 Financial Innovations to Make Business Easier

Tom Spencer

Aside from working on her own business, she likes to use social media, and read travel books. This is a guest post from Sarah Smith. Overview.

Researching Consulting Firms

Tom Spencer

What is the firm’s travel model? (Source: Flickr ). IN this post we look at researching consulting firms. Why, how and what should you research? Below we provide some ideas to help make your research as effective and efficient as possible. Why should you research? Take control of your career.

Job Hub: Virgin Group Jobs and Culture

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This group has a startling 300 companies in its portfolio in sectors ranging from travel, telecommunications, health, financial services, leisure, music, space travel, and renewable energy. The group’s travel-related operations, led by 51%-owned Virgin Atlantic Airways, are among its largest cash generators. When interviewing for a job at Virgin, you are required to travel at your own expense to interview with them.

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