Wed.Nov 13, 2019

LinkedIn Is The Best Free Business Advertising For Attracting Clients

Henry DeVries

Of all the social media sites, LinkedIn is for business and it is where you need to be

From Ad Agency & Non-Target School to McKinsey Offer

I wanted to share this field report from an F1Y who took a non-traditional route into consulting, had to prepare without the resources available on campus, and faced numerous disadvantages but still secured an offer. Field Report: You have undoubtedly changed my life. And I mean that in the most sincere, non-cliché way possible. It is because of the resources you have made available online that I was able to secure an offer from McKinsey as a Business Analyst.

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Tell a better story

Seth Godin Blog

Tell a story that is about the listener, not about you. Tell a story that is worth sharing. Tell a story that’s unforgettable. And tell a story that makes things better. Storytelling is a skill. It’s not something you’re born with, it’s not based on charisma or authority. It’s more simple than you think, but it takes practice. Today, Akimbo is launching a new workshop on storytelling skills from bestselling author Bernadette Jiwa (with a little help from me).


80/20 Rule to Get an Offer

This success story comes from a McKinsey new hire from a non-target school who gives tips on getting an interview, and explains how to use the 80/20 rule in case interview preparation. Success Story: First, thank you for your materials, they helped a lot in the beginning. After more than 300 hours of preparation and about 200 practice cases with partners, I was able to secure an offer at McKinsey & Company in a major U.S. city.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Do You Give Employees a Reason to Feel Proud of What They Do?

Harvard Business

There’s a connection between pride and performance. Managing people Developing employees Digital Article

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Companies Need to Do More for Employees and Customers with Disabilities

Harvard Business

Accessibility makes products better for everyone. Design Product development Digital Article

Booz Offer with Medical Background

This F1Y offers tips based on his experience going through the case interview process and securing an offer from Booz Allen Hamilton -- after deciding to switch to consulting from the medical field. Success Story: I hope this email finds you in good health. As per many of the people who have used your materials, I am grateful for time and effort in producing the work.

3 Myths About Machine Learning in Health Care

Harvard Business

The technology has a lot of potential — but it isn’t magic. Technology Analytics Healthcare Technology Digital Article

Using Case Interview Prep for Non-Consulting Offers

Here area couple of success stories received from readers who used case interview preparation techniques for securing an offer outside of consulting. Success Story: I would like to share my positive experience of a business case interview, thanks to your website! After submitting my Master thesis several months ago, I immediately started to search for a job. After several interview rounds I got to the assessment day (AD) selection where one of the assignments was a business case.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Technology and the New World of Work

Harvard Business

The reinvention of craftsmanship started in Silicon Valley, and it’s spreading and reshaping the rules of work. This is the thesis of Laetitia Vitaud’s latest book, “Du labeur à l’ouvrage (From Labor to Work, which explores how technology is unbundling the Fordist compact between corporation and worker and forcing a new employment paradigm for the digital age. Labor Technology Innovation Audio


Networking, Practice, and Extreme Preparation

The following is a letter I received from an F1Y who took a calculated path and persisted, despite many setbacks, to reach the ultimate goal of a full-time consulting position. This story highlights specific actions the F1Y took to be successful, and it is an important read for anyone pursuing this same goal. Success Story: It is with great joy that I finally draft this e-mail to you.

Biggest Money Mistakes People Make, and the Rise of the Micro-Influencer

Harvard Business

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the biggest money mistakes people make when managing their personal finances. They also discuss the rise of the social media “micro-influencer.” ” Financial management Social platforms Managing yourself Audio

BCG International Offers

These success stories come from readers who landed offers to work at international BCG firms. If you are in a similar situation or have similar goals, I hope that you can gain some insight from their stories. Success Story: I can't thank you enough for providing these invaluable resources. Your videos are by far the clearest and the most helpful in aceing the case interviews.

B2B Pocket Playbook: End-to-End Guide to Sales Enablement

Sales enablement is the strategic process of providing sales teams with the content, guidance, and mentorship needed to engage targeted buyers. It’s all about equipping sales professionals with the tools they need to put their best-selling foot forward. And if sales teams want to continuously sell better -- and faster -- their sales enablement process must have a game-winning strategy. It's time for you to start selling smarter - and hitting your sales number - with the best B2B database in the market. Get started today.

Traditional Vs Digital HR Agencies


Traditional VS Digital HR Agencies. Today, businesses and HR agencies in the world are challenged with the overwhelming tasks of processing all HR activities. Sourcing the right candidate, onboarding, managing benefits and payroll offboarding. All of this takes a large amount of time and resources.

Bain Interview Success

Here are a few success stories from readers that contain some useful tips for others pursuing a career with Bain. Success Story: Just received an offer at Bain & Co. What luck to have come across your website a week before the final round ! What separates your exposition about applying frameworks to case interviews (and life really!) from all the other 'for-profit' guides is the focus on 'application' as opposed to 'framework'.

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