Sat.Jan 05, 2019

So you want to be a consultant …

Tom Spencer

It’s now January, and as the MBA internship recruitment season shifts into full gear, here are some tips from someone who went through the consulting recruitment process last year. Note: These tips are geared towards MBA1s, but are applicable to anyone interviewing with consulting firms.).

Blockchain’s Occam problem

McKinsey

Blockchain has yet to become the game-changer some expected. A key to finding the value is to apply the technology only when it is the simplest solution available. Insights on Financial Services

The Smart Intern – 9 Tips for a Successful MBA Internship

Tom Spencer

If you think that you can relax after getting that fabulous MBA internship offer from your dream company, then you are partly right. While it’s important to relax after your internship hunt marathon, the smartness doesn’t lie in dealing with things as they come.

Digitization, automation, and online testing: The future of pharma quality control

McKinsey

Emerging technologies can make quality control (QC) faster and more efficient. What do pharma companies need to do to become QC leaders? Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

4 Steps to a Strong Conclusion in Your Case Interview (Part I)

Tom Spencer

Today I’m going to talk about a very important aspect of the case interview, which is your conclusion to the case problem. The conclusion is often the aspect that doesn’t get the attention it really deserves, just like the introduction.

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Consultants' Consultant

Consultants Consultant: Smart people are everywhere in film.

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The Spiderman Paradox

Seth Godin Blog

On one hand, Uncle Ben’s rule makes great sense: “With great power comes great responsibility.” ” The essence of the rule is that once you have great power, you need to take the responsibility that goes with it. And yet, it’s backfiring. It’s backfiring because so many walk away from their great power. They walk away because they don’t want the responsibility. We have the power to vote, but decide to stay home and whine.

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